Can a vagina be too tight?Sometimes women feel vaginal tightness, but can a vagina be too tight? Included is detail on how the vagina changes during the course of a woman’s life.19 Feb 2018

Too tight How tightness changes Too loose Takeaway At times, a woman may notice her vagina feels tighter than usual. This is because the vagina changes over the course of a woman’s life as a result of aging and natural events, such as pregnancy and childbirth. Sometimes, these changes may cause a vagina to feel […]

Why does the penis change color?A look at purple penis, a color change that most often occurs during arousal. Learn more about the other potential causes and what to do here.19 Feb 2018

What are the causes? Seeing a doctor Takeaway Sometimes a man’s penis can turn a purple-red color. Mostly, this color change is benign. The penis may become purple whenever there is increased blood flow to the blood vessels and glands within it. This often happens when a man experiences arousal. However, when the color change […]

What are the effects of an enlarged prostate on sex?Learn about how benign prostatic hyperplasia can affect sexual function. We look at the effects and treatment options, including surgery, here.19 Feb 2018

Effects BPH and ED Seeing a doctor Treatment Surgery Home remedies Outlook Older men tend to have larger prostates than younger men because the prostate continues to grow as a man ages. Enlargement of the prostate that is not the result of cancer is called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). BPH can cause problems with urination, […]

What is penis shrinkage and why does it happen?A look at penis shrinkage, which is the decrease in penis size. Included is detail on why it happens, when to see a doctor, and what is normal.11 Feb 20185

Research on average penis size Causes Treatments When to see a doctor Penis shrinkage is a decrease in penis size. Sometimes, the shrinkage is permanent, and other times, it is the result of a treatable condition or due to lifestyle habits. Penis size varies amongst men, and in some cases, considerably. A study shows that […]

The truth about Denise Austin’s life today

The truth about Denise Austin’s life today Getty Images Mary Madormo When you think of the word “fitness,” many things may come to mind — one of which is likely famous fitness instructor Denise Austin. In addition to her decades of VHS and DVD workouts, Austin also served two terms on what is now known […]

Are there side effects to masturbation?7 Dec 20174.57

Masturbation is a normal and healthy sexual activity with few side effects. Many bizarre claims surround masturbation, such as going blind, and most of these claims are untrue. Masturbation is when an individual stimulates their genitals for sexual pleasure, which may or may not lead to orgasm. Masturbation is common among men and women of […]

Oophorectomy: Everything you need to know9 Jan 2018

Overview Types Procedure Recovery time Side effects Outlook An oophorectomy is a surgical procedure to remove one or both of a woman’s ovaries. The surgery is usually performed to prevent or treat certain conditions, such as ovarian cancer or endometriosis. An oophorectomy comes with its own risks and complications, so a person should always discuss […]

6 simple tips to reduce your blood pressure

Harvard Women’s Health Watch 6 simple tips to reduce your blood pressure Small changes can make a big difference in your numbers. Published: March, 2018 If you suddenly find yourself with high blood pressure (hypertension) under the new guidelines from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, you might be wondering what […]

What causes vulvar pain?29 Dec 20174.5

What is the vulva? Symptoms Causes Treatment Home remedies When to see a doctor The vulva is the external genitalia in women. Pain or discomfort in these sensitive tissues is fairly common with most women having experienced pain in their vulva at some point. When that pain lasts for 3 months or longer and is […]