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Teen sexual health problems.?

Teen sexual health problems.?

Question?: If you are asking whether teens may have problems with their sexual health, the answer is yes. Seek help. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Sexual Health (Definition)

Sexual health usually refers to birth control and condom use to prevent pregnancy and the spread ...Read more


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Teen sexual health site?

Teen sexual health site?

Iwannaknow: Iwannaknow.Com separates fact from myth and is a good resource for teens. ...Read more

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Does sexual abstinence improve sexual performance?

Does sexual abstinence improve sexual performance?

Sex and abstinence: I have a problem with the word "performance." abstainence can increase libido. ...Read more

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How is sexual health counselor different from reproductive health doctor?

How is sexual health counselor different from reproductive health doctor?

Wide definitions: A sexual health counselor may be someone at school, someone at a health clinic, or another setting. Typically this person is not a medical doctor, but is trained in some area of how the body works and functions sexually. A reproductive health doctor would be a medical doctor trained in medical school who specialized in helping individuals with reproductive problems. ...Read more

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Is mental health related to male fertility?

Is mental health related to male fertility?

Yes: Stress is a factor in sperm production and delivery. Stress centers in the brain reduce FSH and lh, the hormones that trigger sperm production. Stress reduces erection and ejaculation, a problem for sperm delivery. Stress reduction can improve these problems. ...Read more

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Does an orgasm (sex, masturbation) effect your mental or physical performance?

Does an orgasm (sex, masturbation) effect your mental or physical performance?

It should affect: your physical performance if you overdo it - esp if the orgasm is powerful enough to sap your strength for at least 15-20 mins afterwards. The older you are, the less likely you will recover soon afterwards. And the refractory period is built in unfortunately, it can be the bane of male existence :) Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Can spermatocele influence my sexual performance?

Can spermatocele influence my sexual performance?

Perhaps...: If it is big enough to cause pain when touched, or if it is tender with movement, it may make sex less enjoyable. But otherwise, spermatocele has no bearing on sexual performance in terms of erectile dysfunction or libido. ...Read more

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Can circumcision affect sexuality?

Can circumcision affect sexuality?

Not so much: "Female circumcision" is a crime against humanity, intended to prevent women from being able to experience and enjoy their sexuality. I'm going to assume that you are talking about removing the male's foreskin. Hygiene is easier, having it done as an infant is a small deal compared to the 10% of men who'll need it later, it protects from HIV infection probably, & may make the glans less sensitive ...Read more

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How does mental and emotional health affect lifestyle practices?

How does mental and emotional health affect lifestyle practices?

Lifestyle practices: Research shows a bidirectional relationship between mental/emotional health and lifestyle. Those who engage in healthier lifestyle practices tend to be more resilient to stressful events and healthy lifestyle practices may help prevent recurrence or onset of mental health symptoms. Conversely, severe mental health symptoms may interfere with one's ability to engage in healthy lifestyle practices. ...Read more

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Can oral health affect overall health in pregnancy?

Can oral health affect overall health in pregnancy?

Most definitely: Oral hygiene is especially important during pregnancy. The presence of inflammatory factors in the gums found in gum disease has been shown to have a link with an increased incidence of pre-term low birthweight babies. ...Read more

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How does menopause affect a woman's overall sexual health?

How does menopause affect a woman's overall sexual health?

Good news & bad: The good news is that there are no more worries about unintended pregnancy. The bad news is the declining hormone production that can cause vaginal dryness and pain with intercourse as well as a decrease in sexual desire if untreated. ...Read more

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Does adolescent health affect reproductive health later in the future?

Does adolescent health affect reproductive health later in the future?

It may: Your typical adolescent may engage in sexual activities that can lead to STI's.Some of these can be asymptomatic during their infectious process and without early recognition and treatment may cause permanent damage to the Fallopian tubes.If so, the girl is at later risk of a dangerous tubal pregnancy or infertility. ...Read more

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Is planned parenthood a teen sexual health clinic?

Is planned parenthood a teen sexual health clinic?

At times: Planned parenthood is a generalized substitute for gynecologic and general health care for women. Most of their efforts are in pelvic inflammatory disease, cancer detection and birth control. A few other areas of interest like pregnancy termination, a small percentage of their total efforts, have been a target of politically inspired demagogues. Female teen sexual health is addresed there. ...Read more

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Does garlic enhance sexual performance?

Does garlic enhance sexual performance?

Maybe: ABSTRACT “LEOPIN ROYAL®” (LER), a non-prescription health-promoting medication in Japan, is a preparation containing six natural medicines, namely, aged garlic extract, ginseng, oriental bezoar, velvet antler, cuscuta seed and epimedium herb. Result - it helped erectile dysfunction http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24844765 May be available in Japan: http://aucview.aucfan.com/yahoo/h174523281/ ...Read more

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Does masturbation affect fertility in men?

Does masturbation affect fertility in men?

It does not: I'm very sorry that somebody told you this. The "scientific basis" is the discovery that sperm counts per unit volume of semen are lower if a man ejaculates frequently. The reason is that more fluid is reabsorbed during abstinence. There is nothing "spiritual" about telling or believing untruths about your body; growing up is difficult enough as it is. Think about the girl you'll marry. Cheers. ...Read more

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Could masturbation habits affect your sexual stamina?

Could masturbation habits affect your sexual stamina?

Yes: One common situation is a teen who has not had privacy and has had to learn over the years to ejaculate as quickly as possible. This is a common situation in which premature ejaculation develops, and it will take some practice with the partner (read about the squeeze technique) to adjust. Male or female, vary your technique to adapt to a wide variety of different possible partners. You'll be fine. ...Read more

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Fertility supplements for men/women online?

Fertility supplements for men/women online?

Not overly useful: Not controlled by the fda so ? What is in a supplement. With good vitamin supplementation and a solid high fat moderate protein diet, there's no real room for improvement. ...Read more

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How does sex without orgasm affect reproductive health?

How does sex without orgasm affect reproductive health?

It wont for women: Orgasm of the female is not necessary for conception. Some people think that during the female orgasm, the cervix may "dip down" into the pool of secretions at the back of the vagina, but this wont help much even if it happens unless the male has already ejaculated. Even so, if not having an orgasm is a problem for you, you can be treated. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Does sertraline affect sexual performance?

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Does sertraline affect sexual performance?

Zoloft (sertraline): All ssris, sertraline being 1 of them, can affect sexual performance. Review with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Fertility (Definition)

Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to ...Read more