The Nuts & Bolts of Testicular Cancer

Did you know that testicular cancer is the most common cancer in males aged 15 to 34? Despite its prevalence, many individuals remain unaware of the risks and signs associated with this disease. Beyond the physical implications, such as fertility and sexual function, this diagnosis can also have profound effects on mental health, relationships, and…

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Heart Health Equals Hard Health

We all know that too much of a good thing ends up being not so good for us, right? And I know you’ve heard it many times before: a healthy diet is one of the best ways to ensure that we keep all the systems in our bodies running as smoothly as they can. Indulging…

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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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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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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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Erectile Dysfunction from Alcohol – Connection between Alcohol and Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction from Alcohol – Connection between Alcohol and Dysfunction Melissa Hadley Barrett Erectile dysfunction from alcohol? Let’s see!Part One of our two-part series into alcohol and sex, the effects of alcohol consumption on sexual performance explored how moderate consumption could help improve our sexual experiences.As we all know, too much of a good thing can…

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Alcohol and Sex – effects of alcohol on your sexual experience

Alcohol and Sex – effects of alcohol on your sexual experience Melissa Hadley Barrett Alcohol consumption was found to have a positive effect on sexual arousal in both males and females. The good news is drinking alcohol could help you have more pleasurable sexual experiences! The bad news? It could also have the opposite effect.As…

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