Category Archives: Sex and Sexual health

What Causes Painful Sex? And What Can I Do About It?

Painful sex causes a lot of upset both for the person suffering the pain and their partner. There are a lot of causes, both physical and emotional. That’s what we’re going to look at in this article. There are some … Continue reading

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The Best Kept Foreplay Secrets For Men And Women. Foreplay 101.

If you want to awaken (or reawaken) your sexual chemistry and excitement build then check out these foreplay tips. There’s nothing like getting lost in the moment with your lover and giving yourself over to desire and anticipation. No matter … Continue reading

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The Vagina – An Owner’s Manual. 8 Top Tips for Every Woman over 40.

When you’re in your 20s and 30s you probably feel you know your vagina pretty well – after all you may be busy having periods, sex and babies.  And you know the rules about douching (don’t), leaving tampons in (not … Continue reading

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Sex and Ageing. How to Keep the Fun Going.

One of society’s most enduring taboos is around sex and physical intimacy as we age.  It’s something that even medical professionals are shy of talking about unless a patient directly asks directly. Sexual desire often doesn’t decrease with age either … Continue reading

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Is It OK To Have Sex During My Period?

This is a question a lot of women ask and the answer is personal to each couple. It will depend on: Both partners’ personal preference How heavy your period is Precautions around pregnancy Precautions around disease prevention. We’ll look at … Continue reading

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Deciding on birth control: using condoms.

The condom is one of the best known methods of birth control.  They are even said to have been used by Casanova, the Italian womanizer of the 1700s. What are their advantages and disadvantages and how do you use them … Continue reading

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How to get your sex partner to use a condom.

OK, hands up: who wants a reputation as the guy or girl who passed on a nasty disease?  No?  Well if embarrassment and discomfort aren’t your thing, then read this article. If abstaining from sex isn’t an option, then using … Continue reading

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Genital herpes. The facts you need to know.

Genital herpes is caused by a virus called the herpes simplex virus (HSV).  There are 2 types of HSV – HSV1, which normally causes sores in the mouth or hands and can cause genital herpes; and HSV2 which causes genital … Continue reading

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Syphilis. The facts you need.

Cases of gonorrhoea and syphilis are increasing every year all over the world.  That means that there’s much more chance of catching it if you have unprotected sex, and passing it on to someone else. In this article we’re going … Continue reading

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Gonorrhoea. The facts you need.

Gonorrhoea is another common sexually transmitted infection (STI).  It affects men and women but can be treated effectively. Here we’ll talk about the symptoms, treatment and prevention of gonorrhoea.

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