For people in need of hip replacement, sex can be extremely painful. The good news is that once the joint is replaced, you can resume having sex within six to eight weeks – and it’s often better than it’s been for years.
Sex offers more than a feeling of intimacy or pleasure — it also offers incredible health benefits. Besides the emotional aspects and feelings of well being, it can be good for your heart, relieve pain and help you sleep restfully.
If you feel like you’ve lost your libido, there’s a lot to consider.
Most men who experience erectile dysfunction (ED) can achieve stimulation through oral medications like Viagra®, Levitra® and Cialis®. Lifestyle changes can also help remedy the problem. They may quit smoking or lose weight, or undergo psychotherapy. While these are the most common methods, they may not work for everyone. For example, male heart patients who take coronary vasodilators … Read More
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Are problems with your erections or low libido limiting your sex life? For many men, these are inevitable issues of aging. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to address them. Erection problems are fairly common for men over the age of 50, says Cleveland Clinic urologist Milton Lakin, MD. He says men may be … Read More
When it comes to quality sex, food plays a part. The right foods will help keep blood pumping to your sexual organs. The wrong foods can keep your libido down.