How Sex Affects Your Health
Sex is a complex topic that has many implications for both mental and physical health. Whether or not you are actively engaged in a sexual relationship, it is important to be knowledgeable about the various ways that sex can affect you. Here are some of the more significant ways that sex can benefit and complicate your health.
Maintaining Sexual Health After Menopause
A woman's body undergoes a wide range of changes when she begins menopause. Without treatment, some of these changes may influence her quality of life.
You Can Still Feel Sexy After Menopause
Has your sexual appetite gone down after menopause because of vaginal pain and discomfort? Is your intimate relationship suffering? Don't fret. You're not alone, and it can be treated!
Going Against the Flow
Not very many women look forward to their period each month, especially if certain days are heavier than others. This feeling may be common in women around the world.
This Isn't Your Mom's IUD
Back in the early days of intrauterine devices, or IUDs, complications were more common. But today, IUDs are a safer method of birth control for all women, including younger ones.
How Many Teen Girls Are Having Sex?
Designing effective ways to reduce both teen pregnancy and unsafe sex requires knowing how many girls are actually having sex and using contraception.
Sparking HIV/AIDS Awareness in Women
The National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day was celebrated this week on March 10. To mark the day, various organizations joined together to boost public knowledge and understanding of the impact this disease has on women.
Worldwide Attention to Endometriosis
As Endometriosis Awareness Week wraps up in some countries, others will continue to highlight the condition all month long.
IUDs May Keep the Pain Away
Surgery to treat the pain caused by endometriosis is often effective, but it doesn't guarantee that the pain won't return. A method of birth control could help prevent pain from coming back.
Being Choosy with Birth Control
Women can choose from a variety of birth control methods, such as the pill, the ring and the patch. The differences between these methods may influence a woman's choice of birth control.