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
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?
When you’re an introvert, social situations can require a great amount of concentration and energy, which can make meeting new people more challenging. In a thread on Reddit, introverted people have been sharing the unconventional stories of how they met … Continue reading These Are the Ways Introverts Have Met Their Significant Others
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?
Most men worry about how big they are. But guess what? Most men with concerns about penis size actually have completely normal-sized penises, says Debra Herbenick, Ph.D., M.P.H., a professor and director of the Center for Sexual Health Promotion at … Continue reading How to Handle Small Penis Insecurity – Genital Size Concerns
While not nearly so prevalent as prostate, lung, or colorectal cancers—the primary malignancy risks for men—penile cancer can be just as dangerous when it does occur. If you are uncircumcised, have a history of penile warts, tested positive for HPV, or if … Continue reading 6 Penile Cancer Facts Every Guy Should Know, According to a Urologist
Probiotics are super in right now–but they’re just for your gut health, right? Quick answer: Nope! There are actually probiotics out there for your—wait for it—vaginal health. But here’s the thing: You can’t pop the same probiotics you use for your gut, … Continue reading The Gynecologist-Approved Probiotic Will Help Your Vaginal Health
Unscientifically speaking, breakups suck. All sorts of complex emotions are involved, often with one or both partners considering their options for quite some time. Now a new study lends some evidence as to why some of those people make the decision to … Continue reading A New Study Explains Why People Stay in Unhappy Relationships
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
There’s a reason why cowgirl is one of guys’ all-time favorite sex positions, and it’s not just because it provides a spectacular view from below. When a woman’s on top, she can take full control of the rhythm and speed of sex … Continue reading Cowgirl Sex Position – What Guys Should Do When A Woman Is On Top
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?
Giving a woman just one orgasm is cause for celebration. But any woman who can climax once can probably cross the finish line again—and again. The ability to come more than once is biological gift exclusive to the fairer sex. … Continue reading How to Give Her Multiple Orgasms
When I meet Tracy Anderson for a consultation at her studio on New York City’s Upper East Side, I am expecting the hyper-focused fitness guru I’ve seen … Continue reading Tracy Anderson on Self-Care: “Healthy Sex Is Better Than Any Massage”
It might seem strange to be talking about pleasure and desire when we are surrounded by stories of rape and harassment. Aren’t we getting ahead of ourselves? Shouldn’t we concentrate first on stopping those crimes before we ask for sex … Continue reading ‘If We Want To End Sexual Violence, We Need To Talk About Female Desire’
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
Here’s the deal — we all have secret sexual fantasies. We might not act on all of them (that’s what separates fantasy from reality, after all), but simpatic.us wants to at least give us a space to share them. The … Continue reading Most Common Sexual Fantasies – Women Share Their Valentine’s Day Fantasies
Nobody wants to have a reputation for being bad in bed. Fortunately, research suggests there are a few things you can avoid to make a big difference.Match.com, one of the largest online dating services in the world, just released its … Continue reading These Are the Biggest Turn-Offs in Bed
Let’s be honest for a hot second, okay? Having a vagina ain’t easy. It calls for a whole lot more upkeep than another sexual organ (cough, penis, cough), and unfortunately some of the well-intentioned efforts we put into making it … Continue reading What’s That On Your Hoo-Ha? 5 Vaginal Conditions You Need To Know About
As a child, I was sexually abused by my dad. And like a lot of girls who are abused, I married young—I was 22. We had … Continue reading Pregnancy Abuse: I Survived It and Here’s What Happened