Category: Sexual Health

How A Vasectomy Can Improve Your Sex Life!

A common misconception about vasectomies is that they can reduce the male libido, could result in erectile dysfunction, and could impact future sexual potency. Consequently, many couples may choose other forms of contraception over a vasectomy, despite the high success and satisfaction rates. In a study published in August 2015, from the Department of Urology...
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LGBTQ+ Media Representation Makes a Difference

By Sofia Garcia, 17, Staff Writer June 23, 2022 I’ll never forget the first time I saw a same-sex couple in a movie. As a questioning eighth-grader, it felt groundbreaking to watch two girls fall in love onscreen the same way that I had always seen heterosexual couples fall in love. This feeling of being...
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Signs That You Should See a Urologist

By Dr. Sonia Health The hardest part of navigating our medical conditions is deciphering when it’s time to see a specialist. This can be one of the most pivotal points in navigating our own health especially when it comes to intimate issues. Let’s start with what a urologist is. A urologist is a physician who...
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Mysteries of The Male Body

To say that erections are mysterious is a bit of an understatement. When we were younger, erections seemed to happen at the most random and embarrassing moments! As we got older, an erection became a symbol of virility and deeply connected to our personal identity. For most men, erections are summoned and seem arise of...
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Sex-Focused Toys for Every Occasion….

Since everything else is “smart” these days, it was only a matter of time before sex-focused apps and toys hit the market. A few years ago, something like the We Vibe – vibrators that could be controlled by a partner remotely right from their phone – would have seemed the stuff of dreams. And yet,...
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The Effects of Testosterone on Sperm

A common assumption is that taking in more testosterone increases sperm production and improves sperm quality. The counterintuitive truth, however, is that supplementing with testosterone medication or boosters actually inhibits sperm production. For sperm production to occur, the available testosterone must be made naturally in the testicles. The majority of male testosterone is produced and...
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The Psychological Side of Vaginismus

“I feel broken.” While no two patients are the same, that refrain is one of the most common we hear at Maze from those who struggle with vaginismus. Vaginismus is a condition experienced by individuals with female sex organs and is marked by an involuntary tightness of the vagina during penetration. There are different stages...
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What Causes Changes in Libido For Women?

(Most) Humans are sexual beings. Sex is one of the fundamental ways that we experience pleasure, explore, and connect with not only other people but also ourselves on a deep level. Sex gives us opportunities to connect with our creative sides, lift our moods, and just feel all around amazing. For most adults, sex is...
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