While some pregnancy symptoms start very early, most of the time, you won’t notice anything right away. Anything that happens immediately after having sex, like spotting or increased discharge, is usually not related to pregnancy. Other than a missed period, pregnancy … Continue reading Can You Feel Pregnancy Symptoms Soon After Sex?
Understanding healthy sleep In today’s fast-paced world, a good night’s sleep has become something of an indulgence. It’s fallen down our list of priorities behind work, chores, social time, and entertainment. However, sleep shouldn’t be a luxury. It’s as important … Continue reading Healthy Sleep: How To, Benefits and More
If you don’t have many — or any — close friends, you might wonder whether you do, in fact, spend too much time alone. Even as you weigh the pros and cons of expanding your social circle, you may feel … Continue reading How to Make Friends as an Introvert: 10 Tips
Last June, I lost my full-time job in a large-scale pandemic layoff. I was surprised I didn’t cry while getting the news over a video call. Instead, I had a fierce desire to “do something.” Once I was off the … Continue reading Why People Cope with Life Events So Differently
Not only does it feel good to laugh out loud, but it also makes you more attractive, can lead to stronger friendships, and is even considered “natural medicine” for both your physical and mental health. Why do we laugh, and … Continue reading Benefits of Laughing and How to Be Happier
All of us would agree unanimously to the fact that work-from-home, online classes, and the whole stay-at-home practice to prevent COVID-19 spread have made us lazier, and the weather has not helped. Even as the world has to a great … Continue reading Follow This Daily Routine to Improve Your Productivity
Most women first begin developing menopause symptoms about four years before their last period. Symptoms often continue until about four years after a woman’s last period. A small number of women experience menopause symptoms for up to a decade before … Continue reading Menopause: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and More
While actual mind control belongs in the realm of science fiction, you can work to change your mindset. It might take some effort to learn the trick of regaining control, but the 10 strategies below can help. Identify the thoughts … Continue reading How to Control Your Mind: Different Techniques
People experience depression in different ways. It may interfere with your daily work, resulting in lost time and lower productivity. It can also influence relationships and some chronic health conditions. Conditions that can get worse due to depression include: arthritis … Continue reading Depression: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and More
It goes without saying, 2020 has been a year full adapting to changes and accepting new norms. It has had a major impact on the health and wellness space, with more and more people interested in taking care of their … Continue reading 10 Health and Wellness Trends for 2021
Have you heard of sugaring? While sugar seems to get all the heat these days, sugaring has been used by Egyptian and Greek women for centuries. Sugaring, or sugar wax, is applied to the skin and removed, taking the hair along … Continue reading Sugar Wax: DIY Recipe for Smooth Skin
Ever notice that negative emotions, such as disappointment and anxiety, tend to make a bigger impact on us and last longer than positive emotions? If you’re someone who spends more time thinking about upsetting or bleak events in your life … Continue reading Negativity Bias: Effects of Negative Thinking, How to Overcome It
Stress comes at you all day, from every angle, now more than ever. Constant worry over money, job security, family, and health keeps your stress system on high alert all the time — and it feels like you can never … Continue reading Natural Ways to Relieve Stress, According to a Leading MD
1. Add interval workouts Maximize your time and burn more calories with burst training. This method combines short bouts of high-intensity interval training exercise with recovery phases, helping you burn fat faster while improving cardiovascular fitness. 2. Explore your own … Continue reading 10 Exercise Hacks to Sneak More Fitness Into Your Day
Testosterone is the main male sex hormone, but females also have small amounts of it. It is a steroid hormone, produced in men’s testicles and women’s ovaries (1Trusted Source). The adrenal glands also produce small amounts. During puberty in boys, … Continue reading 8 Proven Ways to Increase Testosterone Levels Naturally
In industrialized nations today, synthetic hormonal oral contraception (aka the birth control pill) is the most common practice for preventing pregnancy. Despite evidence suggesting that there are many possible dangers of birth control pills, millions of women choose to take these … Continue reading Birth Control Pills: Dangers, Side Effects & Alternatives
Do you ever experience any of these health issues? Exhaustion Cravings for sweets Bad breath White coating on tongue Brain fog Hormone imbalance Joint pain Loss of sex drive Chronic sinus and allergy issues Digestive problems (gas and bloating) Weak … Continue reading Candida Symptoms, Causes, Plus 3 Steps to Treat Naturally
Hormones — such as estrogen, testosterone, adrenaline and insulin — are extremely important chemical messengers that affect many aspects of your overall health. Hormones are secreted … Continue reading 7 Steps to Balance Hormones Naturally
Herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), prompting many to wonder how to get rid of herpes naturally. The herpes virus can live dormant inside a person’s immune system for a lifetime, periodically causing blisters that … Continue reading How to Get Rid of Herpes Symptoms Naturally
There is a longstanding narrative that being single is a kind of game, and you “win” by finding a partner and settling down. But that narrative is changing, and so are the rules of the game. According to a recent … Continue reading Half of Single People Don’t Want a Date, Let Alone a Relationship
Summer colognes are like shorts: no one needs to wear them, but damn, do they feel good. After a long winter of cozy, warm smells, it’s refreshing to lighten up a bit and air things out. The secret of summer … Continue reading 15 Best Summer Colognes for Men 2020
I’m not what anyone would call a good listener. I interrupt, ask unnecessary Qs, and, on the wine-infused occasion, derail the conversation entirely. Can I help it that my version of connecting with another person is almost exclusively based on … Continue reading How To Be A Better Listener And Improve All Your Relationships
When you think of using protection during sex, your mind might default to penetrative intercourse. But the reality is, protection also matters during oral sex—even though people sometimes ignore or overlook that fact. A condom in your mouth? Does anyone … Continue reading Do I Need To Use Protection For Oral Sex?
From nausea to rashes to drowsiness, most medications can cause side effects. For some common prescriptions, that can mean screwing with your erection, your orgasm, and your sex drive. Keep reading for a list of medications that may cause problems … Continue reading 5 Common Medications That Can Ruin Your Sex Life
IN JANUARY 2019, Mike Dudley got a call that his 69-year-old brother-in-law had died a mere 48 hours after checking into the hospital with flulike symptoms. He couldn’t believe what he was hearing. Just five months earlier, they’d been backpacking … Continue reading Why Antibiotic Resistance Is Ignored by Big Pharma
Who doesn’t want to be happy? Aside from just feeling better on a daily basis, there is even scientific research to show us that being happy has concrete health and life benefits. As researchers point out, Positive emotions contribute to important … Continue reading How to Be Happy: 15 Steps to Take Today
Humans are hardwired for negativity. We dwell on the bad. We assume the worst. We’re way more likely to remember that one time our boss told us we were sloppy than the ten times she told us we were great. … Continue reading Roy Baumeister – The Negativity Bias and ‘The Power of Bad’
One of the most frustrating afflictions that can befall a man is premature ejaculation. It’s embarrassing, it’s unexpected, and it turns what is supposed to be one life’s greatest joys into one of life’s greatest disappointments. No one wants to … Continue reading Your Guide To Last Longer In Bed – 12 Ways To Last Longer During Sex
How to last longer in bed. It’s one of the most searched questions about sex, Googled around 60,500 times per month (mostly by dudes, we’re guessing). And in the past year alone, a story on our very own website called … Continue reading Women Don’t Want Longer Penetrative Sex—They Want Longer Foreplay
If you’re producing less than a third of a teaspoon of semen you may have underlying health problems. Low semen volume could be a sign of low testosterone or diabetes. Some of the causes of low semen volume are treatable, … Continue reading How Much Semen Should I Ejaculate?
As if you didn’t already have to worry about an aging jawline, receding hairline, and expanding gut, new sperm-cryobanking companies are telling you that your sperm is getting old, too. Firms such as Dadi and Legacy are selling fertility insurance … Continue reading Should You Freeze Your Sperm Before You’re 40? – Cryobanks
When it comes to problems you might be having in your sex life, it’s easy to believe that you’re the only person in the world having this experience. Thankfully, a number of sex therapists are sharing some of the most … Continue reading Sex Therapists Reveal Some of the Most Common Bedroom Problems They Treat
First dates can be nerve-wracking. What if they don’t look like their picture? What if you can’t think of anything to talk about? People took to a Reddit thread this week to share some of the things they’ve experienced on … Continue reading These Are the Most Common First Date Mistakes and Dealbreakers
Let’s start with a hard truth: Time will not be kind to your penis. The passing years will discolor, desensitize, soften, sedate, and shrink it. Ready for the good news? To a large degree, you can protect your prized appendage … Continue reading How to Keep Your Penis Healthy and Maintain Libido
We’ve all been there: You go to take your birth control pill and realize: Crap, I forgot to do this yesterday! Your mind becomes a nonstop reel of questions that slowly elevates your anxiety level toward the red zone. Should … Continue reading Missed Birth Control Pill – Should I Double Up If I Missed a Birth Control Pill?
Before a big date, most guys worry about whether the other person is into them, or if they’ll be having sex that night. But many guys … Continue reading How Insomnia Can Kill Your Sex Life
When it comes to your sex life, sticking with what works—tried-and-true pleasure moves that you know will get you and your partner off—can be satisfying. Still, it pays to extend your comfort zone and play sexual adventurer. A more out-there or experimental way … Continue reading The 5 Best Sex Positions to Help You Get Out of a Rut
Worldwide, more than 300 million people have viral hepatitis without knowing. There are various types of viral hepatitis, and in a lot of cases, people don’t experience any symptoms — meaning it can go undetected for years. While many viral hepatitis patients … Continue reading What is Hepatitis? – Viral Hepatitis Types, Symptoms, and Treatment
Erectile dysfunction can be caused by stress, anxiety about your performance, substance abuse, heart disease, and several other factors. It can also be caused, believe it or not, by watching too much porn. In 2017, Buzzfeed News published a story about how porn … Continue reading What Is Porn-Induced Erectile Dysfunction?
U.K. public health officials warn that an STI called mycoplasma genitalium could become antibiotic-resistant in several years. Misdiagnosis and treatment of the condition could lead to the infection becoming a superbug. MG is usually undetected but symptoms are similar to … Continue reading STI Mycoplasma Genitalium Could Become Untreatable in 5 Years
It’s possible to have multiple orgasms if you’re a guy — it just takes some practice If you learn to control your ejaculation, you can have multiple non-ejaculatory orgasms The orgasms won’t feel quite as strong as ejaculatory orgasms — … Continue reading How to Have Multiple Orgasms
Even though you didn’t push a baby out of your vagina, sex is probably the last thing on your mind after a C-section. Sleepless nights and a wailing infant do not exactly make a sexy soundtrack. Plus, your hormones are … Continue reading Sex After C-Section: When Can You Have Sex After A C-Section?
A lot of things can sink your erection: poor heart health, smoking, and certain medications are all culprits of problems below the belt. Another major mood killer? A crappy diet. The foods you eat, how much you eat, and how … Continue reading How Your Diet Kills Your Sex Life – Erection Problems
After having a baby, many women might find it painful to have sex, even months after they’ve given birth Aside from the physical effects of labor, some women are too overwhelmed by the demands of new motherhood to have an … Continue reading Sex After Baby: What All New Dads Need to Know
Fans of 50 Shades of Grey will remember the much talked-about tampon scene—and while that particular romp won’t be playing out on the big screen, it’s still been making headlines as buzz about the upcoming movie reaches a fever pitch. … Continue reading 6 Things You Should Know About Having Sex During Your Period