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Selfless Sex – Your Partner’s Pleasure

May 25, 2018

So far, we’ve scratched the surface on Selfless Sex by discussing how much pleasure the body can actually achieve. Just remember, Selfless Sex is about focusing on your partner so, in this article, I’d like to really get into that

Lupron & Sexual Side Effects

May 15, 2018

There’s been considerable interest in the sexual side effects of medication/treatments and the issues they’ve caused for many men. The one name that seems to appear over and over again is Lupron. This prescribed treatment for Prostate Cancer (PC) may be good at what it does however, it also seems to cause a serious impact of the quality of life for those men (and women) who take this medication.

Kegels for Her

April 30, 2018

Most people relate Kegel exercises (Kegels) to women and childbirth. But did you know having strong Pubococcygeus (PC) muscles, the muscles that support the organs of pelvis, can help keep you healthy and avoid “accidents”?

Selfless Sex #1 – The Full Body

April 26, 2018

While prostate cancer may have affected your ability to perform sexually like you were able to in the past, your sex life doesn’t have to end, just change a bit. With that said….

Bladder Cancer & Sexual Health

April 4, 2018

While doctors and surgeons are saving your life, I feel it is important for your treatment team to consider and inform you what your life will look like after-cancer. Secondly, I am also concerned about your sexual health.

Selfless Sex – An introduction

April 3, 2018

If you still have the desire to be sexual, your sexuality and sexual health may be different that it was in the past. The bottom line is your sexuality may be less ‘penis-focused,’ more ‘body focused’ and focused on building intimacy.

Retrograde Ejaculation & Prostate Cancer

March 27, 2018

A few weeks ago, I was talking with the director of ProstateCancer.net and he sent me a question/ comment from a community member about male orgasm after prostate cancer (PC) surgery and treatments. The question was different because it was related to painful orgasms and “retrograde orgasms.”

HIV & Prostate Cancer

March 20, 2018

I decided to write an article about HIV and Prostate Cancer (PC). I was having a discussion with a colleague, when she asked me about the incidence of prostate cancer among  males who are also HIV positive. Well…

The DRE – Guys, Get Over It!

March 13, 2018

Lately, I’ve been reading a lot more about the dreaded DRE – Digital Rectal Exam. While I understand that guys feel uncomfortable with the exam and some doctors say, it’s not necessary, it can still help, right? The answer is yes.

Painful Orgasm & Prostate Cancer

March 6, 2018

Recently, I was talking with a director at Health-Union.com and we were discussing a post on painful orgasm that was related to Prostate Cancer. I had an idea of the why this might happen in the situation mentioned and I began to wonder how many other men out there were experiencing this.

The ED Challenge – Beyond the Pill

March 1, 2018

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is one of the more common sexual issues for men. While ED tends to appear in men who are older, it is more likely to appear in men who are in treatment for prostate cancer.

Menopause, Vaginal Atrophy & Chemotherapy

February 27, 2018

In this article, I’d like to talk about sexual issues for women that are caused by chemotherapy…

African-American Men & Prostate Cancer

February 23, 2018

In the U.S., African-American men have the highest incidence of prostate cancer compared to other racial and ethnic groups.

Barriers to Sexual Health after a Radical Prostatectomy

February 9, 2018

The overall stress and sexual distress couples go through seem to expand beyond issues with erectile dysfunction, and can also affect them emotionally and socially.

The Role of Your Partner in Sexual Health

January 19, 2018

The role of the partner is extremely important when one is dealing with prostate cancer. In many cases,  the partner is there going through various stages with his/her partner’s new diagnosis, pre-treatment, surgery and post-treatment life.

Kegels for Him

January 10, 2018

Did you know guys can also perform Kegel exercise? I’d guess no. Most people tend to relate Kegel exercises with giving birth and ‘other’ exercises women perform to strengthen their pelvic floor. While that may be true, men can also enjoy the benefits that come with having a stronger pelvic floor.

Old Dog, New Tricks

December 27, 2017

Prostate cancer treatments alone can have major implications for your sexual health, beyond ED and other physical issues. The mental and emotional impact of the immediate loss of sexual activity, the absence of sexual thoughts and changed ‘notions of masculinity’ can combine to decrease the self-worth of a man.

The Psycho-Sexual

December 12, 2017

In this article, I’d like to focus on the emotional and psychological side effects related to Sexual Health.