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Sex headaches: Signs, causes and treatment for the condition commonly seen in men
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Sex headaches: Signs, causes and treatment for the condition commonly seen in men

Sex headache, the medical term for which is coital cephalalgia, is a condition where a person starts experiencing a headache before, during or after orgasm.

Study suggests commonly-found bacteria in the mouth can cause bacterial vaginosis; indicates need for safe oral sex
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Study suggests commonly-found bacteria in the mouth can cause bacterial vaginosis; indicates need for safe oral sex

Since Fusobacterium nucleatum is mostly found in the oral cavity, it can spread to the vagina during oral sex, increasing the risk of bacterial vaginosis, the study said

Understanding pain during sex: What is dyspareunia, why it might happen and what you can do about it
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Understanding pain during sex: What is dyspareunia, why it might happen and what you can do about it

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says that nearly three out of four women have experienced dyspareunia, the medical term for painful intercourse, at least once in their life

How to tell if your vaginal discharge is normal: The colour, consistency and other things you need to know
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How to tell if your vaginal discharge is normal: The colour, consistency and other things you need to know

As long as the vaginal discharge is white or clear, thick or stretchy, has no smell and causes no itchiness, it is normal

Smoking, not sleeping enough, and three other habits that harm your sexual performance
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Smoking, not sleeping enough, and three other habits that harm your sexual performance

A study, published in Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology in 2020, indicates that an unhealthy lifestyle does contribute to the development of sexual disorders and dysfunctions in the long run

Understanding male sexual health: More men now reporting low sex drive, Peyronie's disease, finds study
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Understanding male sexual health: More men now reporting low sex drive, Peyronie's disease, finds study

Scientists found that earlier, more men were diagnosed with erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation.

Five simple exercises to improve sexual stamina and help prevent sexual dysfunction
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Five simple exercises to improve sexual stamina and help prevent sexual dysfunction

Sufficient focus on physical fitness and exercises like kegel exercise, full planks, twisting lunges, etc, can increase sexual stamina

Stress, medications and other reasons behind low libido; six tips that can help treat it
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Stress, medications and other reasons behind low libido; six tips that can help treat it

A lack of libido or sex drive, while distressing, is actually a very common problem and occurs to men, women and even people on the LGBTQ+ spectrum

Safe sex practices for LGBTQ+: Protection, destigmatising STIs and other things you should keep in mind for a healthy sex life
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Safe sex practices for LGBTQ+: Protection, destigmatising STIs and other things you should keep in mind for a healthy sex life

The stigma attached to the LGBTQ+ community, and sex in general, in India and most other countries, makes it more difficult to spread awareness about safe sex practices

Sexual performance anxiety can lead to major dysfunctions: Here are six ways you can deal with it
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Sexual performance anxiety can lead to major dysfunctions: Here are six ways you can deal with it

A recent study in Sexual Medicine Reviews revealed that sexual performance anxiety causes erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation in 9-25 percent men, and causes severe inhibition of sexual desires in 6-16 percent of women

Conception not as simple as a sperm race: research reveals how female reproductive system chooses most ideal sperm
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Conception not as simple as a sperm race: research reveals how female reproductive system chooses most ideal sperm

The study found that human eggs release certain chemicals to attract the right sperm and that the chosen sperms may be from an entirely different male than the one chosen by the woman to be her partner

From dehydration to infections, here are all the reasons you may be experiencing cramps after intercourse
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From dehydration to infections, here are all the reasons you may be experiencing cramps after intercourse

Cramps during or after sexual intercourse, especially around the abdomen or genitalia could be an indication of an underlying problem

International Women’s Health Day 2020: Eight sexual health commandments for every woman to live by
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International Women’s Health Day 2020: Eight sexual health commandments for every woman to live by

The main agenda of this day is to promote the sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of all women all over the world.

All your questions about sex and COVID-19 - answered
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All your questions about sex and COVID-19 - answered

Not many studies have been conducted on this subject so far. But here’s what we do know, and we hope it helps you make a more informed decision.

Should COVID-19 affect your sex life? Plus, 6 other times when your well-being and intercourse are at odds
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Should COVID-19 affect your sex life? Plus, 6 other times when your well-being and intercourse are at odds

Should you have sex at a time when the new Coronavirus has caused COVID-19 infection in over one lakh people across 127 countries and territories?

A beginner’s guide to tantric sex: Forming a deeper connection and having better orgasms
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A beginner’s guide to tantric sex: Forming a deeper connection and having better orgasms

Tantric sex is a great idea for anyone who seeks to understand their body better. A deeper connection with yourself can be developed through this practice.

International Women’s Day Part 4: Dear women, shed your inhibitions, embrace your sexuality and find your clitoris
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International Women’s Day Part 4: Dear women, shed your inhibitions, embrace your sexuality and find your clitoris

You can’t go about a quest without a map. So if you want to find your clitoris, get acquainted with the lay of the land.

International Women’s Day Part 3: Safe sex tips for women who have sex with women
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International Women’s Day Part 3: Safe sex tips for women who have sex with women

Whether you’re a lesbian, bisexual, or straight but experimenting - it’s nobody’s business but yours. What’s also your business is your sexual health.

How to feel happier and less anxious about your sex life
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How to feel happier and less anxious about your sex life

It’s important to realize that this distress can be temporary if you give it the right attention and make a few changes.

Best sex positions for men and women who suffer from back pain
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Best sex positions for men and women who suffer from back pain

Is it possible to alter your sexual routine slightly to ensure that your back is not further injured and you can still get to enjoy getting intimate?