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Sex and menopause – are you talking about it?

Are you talking about sex to your doctor? If sex is painful or you’ve lost interest, they can help – but you may have to make the first move. You might have a great relationship with your doctor but you might be too embarrassed to talk about problems you’re having when it comes to sex – and, your doctor might be too. As we know, sex can become an issue around the time of menopause. Sheryl Kingsburg, a clinical psychologist in the Obstetrics & Gynaecology Clinic at Cleveland Hospital in the US says lack of desire affects 1 in 10…

Sex, Porn and you: what it can do to you and your sex life

It’s sexual health week and this year the theme is porn and sexual health. While there may be a role for porn in a healthy sexual relationship, there is also a significant downside. Fiona Clark reports. They don’t call Wendy Hurn ‘Willie Wendy’ for nothing. She’s spent much of her career as a urology nurse dealing with the effects of porn on men but now she is seeing a growing number of younger women as well. As access to porn on the Internet has increased so too has the flow of people to her clinic in Bristol. For men, the…

Great expectations: why penoplasty is a growing phenomenom

When it comes to a manhood makeover it might come as no surprise that penoplasty is, pardon the pun, on the rise. So what’s involved and is it safe? Helen Garston reports. We know penises come in different shapes and sizes but are they so different to make a man go under the knife? The answer, it seems, is yes. Private clinics aren’t obliged to keep data so it’s very difficult to determine how many operations are carried out each year but anecdotal evidence suggests the procedure is on the rise. According to a study by the International Society for…

From the ‘O shot’ to fillers: When sex becomes a pain there is help at hand

When sex becomes more pain than pleasure, don’t despair – there are treatments available to put the spark back into your love life. Heather Stephen explains. There’s a lot of attention paid to male sexual dysfunction – and that’s not surprising as it can be a marker of more serious medical conditions. But what may surprise is that more women have problems when it comes to sex than men. Some 43% of women say they’ve experienced sexual dysfunction at some stage of their lives compared to 31% of men. Sexual dysfunction includes such things as an inability to climax (anorgasma), pain during or after…