Sexual Health

Understanding sexual health is the first step toward sexual well-being. Learn how to increase your libido and sex drive, and practice safe sex.

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Can Your Vagina Actually Become “Depressed”? What the Science Really Says

Antidepressants can ease the condition known as vulvodynia. Hence the idea of a “depressed” vagina.


This Is the Super Surprising Sign Someone Is Good in Bed, According to a Study

Forget the sexy lingerie: Slap on some rubber gloves and add a little elbow grease if you want your partner...



This Survey Reveals the Best Food to Eat After Sex

You need to make up for all of those calories you just burned off, right?


30 Percent of Women Have This Down-There Infection—and They Don’t Even Know It

As many as one in three women will develop bacterial vaginosis (BV) at some point in their lives, but most...


This Is the One Mental Trick You Need for Better Sex (Hint: It’s Not Tantra)

The brain is supposed to be the largest erogenous zone we have—but it can also be the biggest turnoff. Here,...


These Are the 7 Golden Rules for a Healthy Sex Life

Follow these guidelines, and you'll be on your way to a solid sex drive.


12 Things Sex Therapists Wish You Knew

Sex therapists share everything you need to know about their practice and how to have a healthy sex life.

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Here’s How Often Your Brain Needs Sex, Says Science

A recent psychology study says if you slip between the sheets regularly, your brain health could see surprising benefits....



This Is the Real Reason Your Sex Drive Spikes in Summer

Your temperature isn't the only thing that rises in summer—nudge, nudge, wink, wink.


7 Sex-Related Conditions Younger Men Aren’t Talking About (but Should Be)

Sexual health is about more than just libido. Here are medical conditions that can affect the sexual health of younger...


Here’s Why You Need to Take Better Care of Your Pelvic Floor

Your pelvic floor is an all-important group of muscles, tissues, and ligaments that works extra hard during pregnancy. Here's...



10 Silent Signs You Have a Pelvic Floor Disorder

Roughly 25 percent of all women in the U.S. have a pelvic floor disorder. Here are the signs you might...


This New Condom Is Like a Fitbit for Your Privates, Seriously

The world's first smart condom is on its way—but do you really want to bring data into the bedroom?


6 Reasons Movie Sex Is Ruining Your Sex Life

Why Hollywood's hot, steamy sex is leaving you and your partner cold.

These STDs Are at a Record High—Here’s Why You Might Be at Risk

A surge in reported cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis are putting STDs back on our watch list. Here's why...


This Scientific Study Could Rock Your Sexual World in the Best Possible Way

New findings suggest a simple way to take your sex from ho-hum to va-va-voom!


8 Medical Reasons for Your Low Sex Drive, from Doctors

Has your libido done a disappearing act? Don't get down. These are a few common sex drive dampers.


11 Dr. Ruth Quotes to Boost Your Sex Life, Confidence, and Bold Thinking

America’s most beloved sex-pert—and Holocaust survivor, former Israeli sniper, author of dozens of books, and prolific Tweeter—Dr. Ruth Westheimer shares...


More Chickpeas, Please! 3 Surprising Foods That Boost Sex Drive

When it comes to "aphrodisiacs," do you immediately think chocolate and oysters? There are plenty of other foods that can...


6 Reasons Men Say No to Sex

If you're getting turned down in the bedroom, chances are it's not about you. Here are six reasons your partner...

7 Ways to Make Sex Great Again

If your great sex life has cooled down over time, here’s how to rekindle the fire.


Sex After 35

Find out why it's different, why it can be better, and how it can sizzle into your 40's, 50's and...


The Ultimate Sex Guide for Newlyweds

When writer Miriam Arond and her husband, psychiatrist Samuel L. Pauker, M.D., surveyed hundreds of newlywed couples across the nation,


Do You Need a Sex Pillow? 7 Reasons to Try One

Sex pillows or cushions are tools to help you have more pleasurable and comfortable sex. Here are other reasons...


9 Best Lubes for Sex—And 3 Lubes to Avoid

If you're looking for the best lubes for sex, check out these expert-recommended lubes. Plus, experts explain what lube is...