Reclaiming Intimacy After Prostate Cancer

When you hear the words “prostate cancer,” thoughts about your intimate well-being may arise, but you might feel hesitant to bring up this topic during consultations with specialists. Discussions about radiation and surgery may overshadow concerns about bedroom performance. However, addressing sexual health is crucial because intimate health is as important as all other aspects…

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Blueballs: Fact or Fiction

This is point upon which I have often pondered but now there is a publication In The Journal of Sexual Medicine so it is a perfect time to write about it. Blueballs – the infamous menace of the male anatomy that’s been the subject of countless jokes, misunderstandings, and maybe even a few tall tales.…

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Cracking the Whole-Person Wellness Code

When it comes to the idea of whole-person wellness, there’s often one piece of the puzzle that doesn’t receive the attention it deserves. Approximately 30% to 50% of individuals encounter sexual dysfunction at some point in their lives. Unfortunately, sexual health is sometimes dismissed as merely a pursuit of physical pleasure or seen as a…

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Penile Exercises for Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common condition that affects many men, especially as they age. While there are several treatments available for ED, some men prefer to try natural methods before turning to medication or surgery. One such method is penile exercises, which are physical activities designed to improve blood flow and function in the…

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Rising to the Occasion

Erectile dysfunction, or ED, is a common issue that affects many men. One of the most well-known and widely used treatments for ED is Viagra. Viagra is a medication that has been used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) for decades. Its active ingredient, sildenafil, works by increasing blood flow to the penis, which helps to…

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Good Vibrations

I recognise that in the past, discussing sex toys and other forms of sexual exploration may have been seen as taboo or stigmatized. However, I am pleased to see that more and more people are embracing their sexuality and recognizing the value of exploring different forms of pleasure, including the use of sex toys. As…

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Getting Real About Sexual Satisfaction

When it comes to sex, we need a little less Lionel Richie (All Night Long) and a lot more Marvin Gaye (Sexual Healing).  Have you ever heard the myth that longer sex automatically means better sex? Many movies, TV shows, and even adult content often mislead us about what it takes to be truly satisfied…

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Parents, We Need to Talk to Our Children About Sex

I know firsthand how tricky it can be to talk about sex with children. But despite the awkwardness, it’s crucial that we have these conversations to ensure our kids have the knowledge they need to make healthy and informed decisions. First things first, it’s important for me to make it clear that talking to children…

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Supporting a Friend or Loved One Through a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Dealing with a cancer diagnosis can be an isolating and overwhelming experience, but having a supportive friend or family member can make a world of difference. Prostate cancer can be a terrifying diagnosis for anyone, and if you’re reading this, you’re probably feeling a mixture of fear, sadness, and uncertainty about your loved ones or…

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Empowering Men’s Sexual Health in Movember

Empowering Men’s Sexual Health in Movember Sex & Erectile Dysfunction after a Prostatectomy In support of Movember, a month dedicated to raising awareness about men’s health issues, including prostate cancer, I want to address a topic that is often surrounded by silence and stigma: sex after a prostatectomy. If you have undergone a prostatectomy, I…

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Getting the Flag to Fly: More Than One Way to Hoist It!

Getting the Flag to Fly: More Than One Way to Hoist It! Exploring solutions for Erectile Dysfunction Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common concern for many men, in fact 1 in 5 men between the ages of 40-50 will have some ED, 1 in 3 50-60 and 1 in 2 over 60. The good news…

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