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Doctor insights on: Do Men Think About Sex More Than Women

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Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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How are a men's and women's sex drives different?

Sex drive: In general men's sex drives are usually higher than women's sex drives. Nature has made it happen that men are more or less ready to impregnate women whenever the women is ready to be impregnated. This involves the survival of the species, and happens throughout the animal kinddom. ...Read more

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Is there a sex pill for women like there is for men?

Is there a sex pill for women like there is for men?

Viagra (sildenafil) for women: Unfortunately there is currently no proven benefit for women to take viagra (sildenafil) like meds. Testosterone hormone have been given to enhance some women's sex drive but it is controversial not to mention the side effects of male hormones are not usually worth the risk. Talk to your family physician or gynecologist about your specific problem as it may not need a pill. ...Read more

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Does sex feel better for men or women physically?

Does sex feel better for men or women physically?

Cannot Say: Sexual pleasure is a very personal thing and difficult to measure. Sex can feel great for both men and women, and likewise, can be painful for both. It's important to communicate how you feel, what makes you feel good, and don't be afraid to state your needs or enjoy yourself. Making love can be a beautiful and exciting way to connect with the person you care about! ...Read more

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Why is it that pregnant women want to have more sex with their men ?

Why is it that pregnant women want to have more sex with their men ?

Your man is lucky: Not all pregnant women do want to have more sex, and their desire can be different depending on the time of pregnancy and the other symptoms they are experiencing. For those who do, it is probably related to the changing hormone levels in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Do women have a lower sex drive than men?

Do women have a lower sex drive than men?

That's the stereo-: type, but as a sex therapist, I haven't found that to be true. I've seen women with whopping-high sex drives and men with nearly zero. I don't know if generalizations are much help here. I do know that regardless of high or low sex drives, quality of sex seems to be the better indicator of happiness. ...Read more

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Why can she have sex with other women but not men?

Why can she have sex with other women but not men?

Preferences: Sexual preferences vary with the individual, are sometimes influenced by circumstances, genetics, upbringing and other factors. It does not change the value of the person. Some people love to eat asparagus, others cannot stand it. ...Read more

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Do men truly have a stronger sex drive than women?

Maybe: I think this depends on the person - many men and women like and enjoy sex and seem more fixated than others. ...Read more

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Why do you think that mens sex drive stays the same while women over a certain age lose their sex drive?

Why do you think that mens sex drive stays the same while women over a certain age lose their sex drive?

Drive may stay but: In men performance dwindles over time. Peak years for men are late teens and through the twenties and maybe early thirties. In women their peak years are about early to mid thirties. Women vary in their interest in sex more widely than men for reasons that include past sexual history, if they have children or not and how good relationships with men are. Men lose performance mostly, women interest. ...Read more

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Is indulging in online sex healthy for the mind n body in conservative societies wer men don't satisfy their woman n whn woman need it.

Is indulging in online sex healthy for the mind n body in conservative societies wer men don't satisfy their woman n whn woman need it.

Ethics and politics: I'm speaking only for myself. Maybe I am "judging another culture". I think that every red-blooded american man agrees with me that a husband's first and foremost responsibility is to make his wife happy in every reasonable way that he can, rather than trashing his own mind. It's a standard i'd like to see become universal -- in every home in my nation, and in all nations. ...Read more

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Is oxytocin the hormone that creates emotional bonds from women to men from sex?

Is oxytocin the hormone that creates emotional bonds from women to men from sex?

Not exactly: Oxytocin blocks fear, panic, anxiety and other obsessive negative emotions from entering the emotional centers in the brain. It does many other things but it does not create emotional bonds but when you are in a place where it is emotionally safe to form social bonds it naturally follows that those bonds can be created. Learn more by reading oxytocin: the hormone of healing and hope. ...Read more

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Do women enjoy sex as much as men? And does it feel good for them or does it hurt?

Do women enjoy sex as much as men? And does it feel good for them or does it hurt?

Mutual joy: There are many levels of enjoyment and intensity in sexual activity. The drive for this is high in men and women and is a fundamental underpinning for bonding and relationships. Both sexes generally derive a great deal of enjoyment although there is not way to actually objectively measure the intensity. No doubt each enjoys it in their own wayl. ...Read more

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What is it that biologically causes some men to be attracted to women and other men to have same sex attractions?

What is it that biologically causes some men to be attracted to women and other men to have same sex attractions?

It just is...: We don't know for sure. Theories abound, but sexual attraction is considered polygenetic. We've been looking for a 'cause' for same sex attraction, and a 'cure' for it since ancient times. Better to realize that attraction to the same sex has always been there and will continue to be represented in our population, like left-handedness or green eye color. ...Read more

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Do most men have sex with women on womens' periods?

Do most men have sex with women on womens' periods?

Probably not: No harm or reason not to if both partners enjoy it, in spite of the blood. However most men prefer to wait until the menstrual flow has stopped. ...Read more

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Need sex drive back. Any medications help this. Are treatments different for men and for women?

Need sex drive back. Any medications help this. Are treatments different for men and for women?

Testosterone, maybe: Regardless of who lost his/her sex drive, the evaluation is similar: first evaluate your relationship. Second, consider external stressors, eg money, family, friends, work, etc. Third, consider substance use, eg tobacco, alcohol & illicit materials. Fourth, any new medications? Fifth, evaluate his/her health: depression, diabetes, high blood pressure and/or cholesterol, heart disease, low t, etc. ...Read more

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When i think of sex with men or picture having sex with them i get scarred and nauseus. But not with women so much. More scared ill get hurt?

When i think of sex with men or picture having sex with them i get scarred and nauseus. But not with women so much. More scared ill get hurt?

Feelings & fears: Agree with dr. Friedlander that considering sexual relationships is a big part of growing up. Many people are anxious & worried about this, even if they don't say so. Also, learning about your own sexual preferences is momentous as well. Not everyone is heterosexual, and some need time to realize their own natures. Working with a therapist may help you through this important life passage. ...Read more

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Do both men and women get lower sex drive with prozac (fluoxetine)?

Do both men and women get lower sex drive with prozac (fluoxetine)?

Yes: All of the serotonin selective reuptake inhibitor medications of which Prozac (fluoxetine) is a member can cause a decrease in one' s libido also known as sex drive. Since each agent is different in its chemical structure and each of us reacts differently to any medication, not everyone will suffer this side effect with each medication. Talk to your doctor there may be a solution. ...Read more

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Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more