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Sexual dysfunction and infertility

Sexual dysfunction is an issue that prevents an individual from enjoying or wanting to have sex, which is most often related to sexual desire, arousal, orgasm or pain during intercourse. Any of these conditions can prevent effective resolution of sexual … Continue reading

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Sexual pain common after childbirth

Nearly nine in 10 women experience pain the first time they have sexual intercourse after childbirth. What’s more, almost 25 percent still report painful sex 18 months later, Australian researchers reported in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. … Continue reading

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How to Identify Fertile Days, Part 1

Getting pregnant is more about timing than about love. Sperm can live inside a woman’s body for 3 to 5 days, but a released egg only lives for 4 to 12 hours. The highest pregnancy rates have been reported when … Continue reading

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Pregnancy myth, or fact?

Myth: Standing on your head after sex can increase your chances of becoming pregnant. Fact: Standing on your head has not been proven to aid in conception. However, lying down after sex for 20 to 30 minutes may boost your … Continue reading

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IVF & intimacy

Undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) can be a stressful time for couples, and it can affect many aspects of a relationship, including intimacy. A recent study revealed that a couple’s sexual relationship and satisfaction can suffer while attempting to conceive. … Continue reading

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There’s help for sexual dysfunction

Doctors divide normal sexual function into three phases: desire (you want to have sex), arousal (your body undergoes the physical changes that allow you to have sex) and orgasm. Sexual dysfunction is broadly defined as the inability for either men … Continue reading

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