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Sock Hop

Posted 8/31/2017 by UHBlog

Sock Hop

Addressing the causes for low libido can give your sex life a kick.

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Standing Firm

Posted 6/20/2017 by UHBlog

Standing Firm

Occasional erectile dysfunction (ED) can be common, but ongoing ED could be a sign of mental or physical conditions, including cardiovascular problems. Learn more.

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8 Questions You’re Embarrassed to Ask Your Gynecologist

Posted 12/8/2016 by UHBlog

8 Questions You’re Embarrassed to Ask Your Gynecologist

An expert answers some of the most common questions women have about sexual health – but are too embarrassed to ask.

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Loving Your Lady Parts: 9 Things You Didn’t Know About Vaginas and Vulvas

Posted 4/27/2016 by UHBlog

Loving Your Lady Parts: 9 Things You Didn’t Know About Vaginas and Vulvas

And were probably afraid to ask.

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The Libido Shuffle: Dealing With a Loss of Desire

Posted 4/21/2016 by UHBlog

The Libido Shuffle: Dealing With a Loss of Desire

Dealing with a loss of desire.

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Female Viagra: 7 Things You Need to Know

Posted 3/16/2016 by UHBlog

Learn how a little pink pill can enhance a woman’s sexual desire. Ask us. “I’m in the mood for love” could be the theme song for Addyi, a revolutionary new drug that boosts a woman’s libido. “Since it came on the market in October 2015, Addyi is the first FDA-approved treatment for Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD) in pre-menopausal women,” says psychologist Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD. “Addyi is prescribed for women who are distressed by having ...

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Morning Glory: Why We Wake Up That Way

Posted 3/10/2016 by UHBlog

Do you have questions about erections and other normal physiological events? Ask us. You may wonder why you wake up with an erection. It's no cause for alarm – morning erections are totally normal. In fact, you may have more reason for concern if you don’t begin the day pitching a tent. Considering the alternative, morning erections should be a welcome sight, says internal medicine specialist Roy Buchinsky, MD. “If you don’t experience morning erections, you may also hav...

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Sex and Cancer

Posted 10/30/2015 by UHBlog

It's common for people to have problems with sex because of cancer and their cancer treatment. When your treatment is over, you may feel like having sex again. Until then, you and your spouse or partner may need to find new ways to show that you care about each other. This can include touching, holding, hugging and cuddling. Tell Your Partner How You Feel Talk to your partner about any concerns that you have about your sex life. Be open about your feelings and stay positive to avoid bla...

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7 Ways to Protect Your Manhood

Posted 7/31/2015 by UHBlog

A clear mind and good blood flow are key to remaining virile. If you're concerned about your sex drive and/or sexual function, talk to us. Sometimes performance really is in your head. Other times, it's a physical malfunction. For most men, problems with virility, sexual performance and fertility often result from either emotional issues or lifestyle choices. According to internal medicine specialist Roy Buchinsky, MD, the keys to a healthy sex drive and fulfilling sexual function start with a...

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The 13 Most Embarrassing Sexual Health Questions You Are Afraid to Ask

Posted 7/27/2015 by UHBlog

Whether your health question is physical, mental or emotional, we'll listen and answer your concerns. Let's talk. If you get hung-up on talking about sex and your body—especially with your health care provider – you’re not alone. Many women find discussing sex with their doctors embarrassing. Even though you’re self-conscious, it’s important to find a doctor you trust who will talk openly with you and provide straightforward answers, says psychologist Sheryl Kingsb...

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When the Big O Becomes the Big Ouch: Painful Sex During Menopause

Posted 4/2/2015 by UHBlog

Painful postmenopausal sex is treatable. Ask us. It’s hard to get your sexy on when having sex hurts. Yet, it’s a problem that affects the love lives of approximately 50 percent of postmenopausal women, many of whom may not realize their issue is treatable. “Painful sex is very common among postmenopausal women,” says psychologist Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD. The problem stems from genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM), a new term used to describe the genital, urinary and ...

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Want a Healthy Heart? Have More Sex

Posted 2/24/2015 by jsudo

If you have questions or concerns about your sexual health, schedule an appointment with your doctor. Do you want a healthy heart? Make more love, says psychologist Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD. "A healthy sexual relationship can benefit your heart health in a variety of ways," she says. "First of all, good sex in a relationship plays a powerful role in maintaining the health of a long-term relationship. The downstream effect of a happy and satisfying relationship is less negative stress and more posit...

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Why ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Appeals to Women

Posted 2/23/2015 by UHBlog

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ opened Valentine's Day weekend, based on the bestselling book known for its provocative themes of dominance and submission. Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD, an expert in human sexuality, says the provocative nature of the book and movie is only part of its popularity, especially with women. "It's the idea of women being desired," says Dr. Kingsberg. "To know that the richest man on earth would go to the ends of the earth to seduce you is what turns women on." Dr. Kingsberg adds th...

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