Sex and Your Sinuses: ‘Not Tonight, Honey’

“I’ve got a headache.” “I’m too tired.” You can add “My head is too stuffy” to the list of reasons not to be intimate with your partner. Two previous studies by Cleveland Clinic ear, nose and throat specialists found that allergic rhinitis and chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) significantly affect the desire for sex. Considering that up … Read More

Heart Disease: 3 Facts That Will Make You Happy

Gloomy facts get most of the attention in the media. But the truth is, prospects for heart disease have never been better. Doctors know more about what works and what doesn’t and what is safe and what is not than ever before. Here are three facts about heart disease that should cheer you up. The … Read More

Female Sexual Dysfunction: Loss of Desire

Drugs that treat sexual dysfunction in men, such as sildenafil (Viagra) and tadalafil (Cialis), have been a huge success. However, women don’t have an equivalent medication solution for sexual problems. Female sexual dysfunction (FSD) refers to sexual problems for women in the areas of arousal, desire and orgasm. In some cases of FSD, intercourse itself … Read More

Erectile Dysfunction in Younger Men?

Sometimes an unwelcome byproduct of male aging is erectile dysfunction, or trouble performing sexually. But you don’t have to be an older guy to experience it. If you’re a younger man and you’re consistently having trouble keeping and maintaining an erection, you’re far from alone. The first thing to do is see your doctor. There … Read More

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Teen Pregnancy Rate Drops

The teen pregnancy rate in the United States has hit a historic low. According to the latest figures released by the National Center for Health Statistics, the number of teen pregnancies has been dropping since 1990. The rate dropped 40 percent between 1990 and 2008, dropping another 9 percent from 2009 to 2010 to reach … Read More

A Satisfying Sex Life After Menopause

For some women, menopause is a time of liberation. No longer saddled with fear of getting pregnant, they find their desire increases, and they can be more spontaneous with their partner. For other women, menopause brings declining desire or uncomfortable intercourse — leaving them and their spouses sad and confused. But it doesn’t have to … Read More