*FEATURED POST* at BlogHer Love & Sex! Do you know the signs of low testosterone in women? Many people don’t realize that women’s bodies need the “male” hormone testosterone (T) in their system for optimal sexual function, just as do men. But recent studies have provided insight into how testosterone supplementation can be a safe therapy to improve sexual desire, arousal and pleasure for women.
If a woman wants to become pregnant, identifying when she is fertile (that is, when she is approaching ovulation) is critical because sperm and eggs only live for a short time. But knowing exactly when you ovulate each month can feel like looking for that proverbial needle in a haystack. Here's an introduction to tools to help with ovulation prediction.
A dad's first job on the road to biological fatherhood is to deliver healthy sperm to the egg waiting in mom's Fallopian Tube. Seems simple, but in reality Mother Nature knows this is one of the most important things men do, our species and our families depend on it!In order to make sure everything goes "swimmingly," healthy men make millions of sperm each and every day and only the strongest and most fit sperm reach the egg.
The most obvious symptom of Bacterial Vaginosis is a strong fishy smell that occurs after sex, during a woman’s period, or mid-cycle when she is ovulating. BV is a gynecological condition when women develop the wrong kind of bacteria in their vagina.
I highly recommend Lessons of Lifelong Intimacy. It is appropriate for personal relationships and for professionals who are working with couples. Learn more about Michael at www.michaelgurian.com.
My friend, Michael Gurian, just published a new book you might be very interested in. In it, he asks and answers this question: Why do some couples stay in love for decades, while others hardly make it past their honeymoon?
Great article on why and how to create family rules about electronics in the bedroom. Try parking them in kitchen at night.
Understanding the actual anatomy and physiology of a woman's clitoris is a key step in optimizing sexual satisfaction for women.
Too many "everyday" products that are put inside the vagina have not undergone adequate safety testing or regulation by the FDA.
Teaching teenaged girls how to talk about sex and about masturbation (so they understand what feels good and what doesn't) improves their reproductive health.
Happy to see information being shared about the need to avoid most lubricants when trying to conceive, and the safety of Pre-Seed. But I have concerns about the new Astroglide TTC which contains propylene glycol.
This is a growing complaint among men (and some women) in the age of instant internet porn. If you are out of control (and you know if you are) and want to regain an adventurous, exciting REAL sex life, check out these resources ...
Having Chronic Annoying Issues Down Under? Maybe your vaginal pH is TOO low.
The US has some of the highest C-section birth rates in the world. This is partly due to widespread use of epidurals during labor. Women need to know about the risks of epidurals in labor.