Vasectomy and Sex – What to expect

For many couples, having a reliable and permanent method of birth control equates to peace of mind. Many women are unable to take hormones for a variety of reasons; therefore, a vasectomy may be an option worth exploring. A vasectomy is a procedure done to block or cut both of the vas deferens tubes within …

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Does Bicycle Riding Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

There are many reasons someone may fall susceptible to the perils of erectile dysfunction (ED). For some, it may be genetics, trauma, injury, or, commonly, prostate cancer. But, there are the handful of lifestyle factors and activities that contribute to the development of ED and can be prevented. One of these common activities is bicycle …

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Whole Person Sex Treatments

One of the most common questions I hear, even by mental health professionals, is that if sexual function issues are anxiety based, why do we recommend using medical intervention? Their assumption is that if it is not a physiological problem, why treat it medically? I could write a whole book on the interconnectedness of the …

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Does sleep have an impact on sex?

Yet another recently published article has linked sexual function in both women and men with sleep quality! An article in the March 2019 volume of The Journal of Sexual Medicine looked at approximately 2,500 men and 1,400 women over 50.  They looked to see how sleep quality and duration correlated with sexual arousal and orgasm …

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Sex on the Sly

Just getting through each day of quarantine is beginning to feel like winning the Super Bowl. For example, you might have thought you had this homeschool thing all worked out a few days ago. But this week, the novelty has worn off, your kids have lost focus, and they’re throwing their underwear at each other …

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How To Make Your Relationship Work While Working At Home

With couples being home together during the coronavirus outbreak, there may be a need to redefine the relationship. A humorous video I saw circulating on social media is of a man being presented with the following : “Because of coronavirus you are going to be quarantined, but you have a choice. Do you A, be …

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Is Sleep Apnea effecting your erections?

A large number of men around the world are affected by Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), which is documented to affect many parts of daily life such as wakefulness, quality of life, and unfortunately, erectile function. Considering about one third of our lives is spent sleeping, a large portion of that can be spent in a …

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Don’t Overlook Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin with many roles in the body related to bone health, immune support, and inflammation reduction. Some studies show it may have a role in the prevention and treatment of diabetes and with sexual function. Vitamin D is now routinely tested with blood workups, and about 50% of the population …

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