Female Sexuality

Senior Sex In The Golden Years: Older People Remain Sexually Active Despite Health Conditions

By: Lizette Borreli   The desire for intimacy, whether it’s from a friend or lover, is a universal need that persists from our prime well into our golden years. Many of us want to continue having an active, satisfying sex life despite the inevitable health conditions that come with old age. And now, according to […]

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What do woman think about Erectile Dysfunction?

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common condition that can affect men everywhere, in fact more than half of men aged 40-70 have been affected. But, up until now, how this difficult subject affects these men’s partners is something that has largely been ignored by experts, especially female partners, who may understand very little about erectile […]

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10 Surprising reasons you’re having less sex

Follow this link for a brief slide show on some helpful information that could be impacting intimacy. This is great, insightful and helpful to many couples. http://www.everydayhealth.com/sexual-health-pictures/10-surprising-reasons-youre-having-less-sex.aspx?pos=1&&#/slide-1

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10 Surprising Health Benefits of Sex

The perks of sex extend well beyond the bedroom. By Kathleen Doheny WebMD Feature Reviewed by Michael W. Smith, MD   1. Less Stress, Better Blood Pressure Having sex could lower your stress and your blood pressure. That finding comes from a Scottish study of 24 women and 22 men who kept records of their sexual activity. […]

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Health Benefits of Female Masturbation

Self-stimulation isn’t just for pleasure as women get older. By Krisha McCoy, MS Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin MD, MPH Compared with male masturbation, female masturbation is considerably less common. According to the National Health and Social Life Survey, 39 percent of American women ages 18 to 60 reported masturbating during the previous year, compared […]

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Sex Drive Differences in Long-Term Committed Relationships

It’s quite common for couples in long-term committed relationships to find themselves at a point where one partner wants sex more, or less, than another, often referred to as differences in sex drive. There may be many reasons for discrepancies in sex drive and finding a way through the situation often means opening up discussion […]

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Menopause and Type 2 Diabetes

Originally published in EverydayHealth.com, written by Marijke Vroomen-Durning, RN. Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, Md, MPH. How does menopause affect women with type 2 diabetes? Find out about the extra care needed to help you sail through this transition. Menopause is a topic that often generates a lot of opinions from women — those who welcome […]

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What is Sex Drive?

What is Sex Drive? By: Corey Silverberg About.com Guide Definition: The term sex drive was first widely adopted following the introduction of the concept by Sigmund Freud in his writings about sexuality and personality development. Freud used the term sex drive as well as the more specific term libido to refer to what he initially conceived […]

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Lifestyle Habits That Lead to Yeast Infections

Originally published in EverydayHealth.com’s Everyday Solutions: Understanding Yeast Infections and written by Gina Roberts-Grey. Medically reviewed by Rosalyn Carson-DeWitt, MD. What you eat, what you wear, and even how much you sleep can lead to a yeast infection. Want to cut your chances of developing a yeast infection? Doctors say modifying some everyday habits can […]

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