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Opinions on what's a good diet to increase your sexual health?

Opinions on what's a good diet to increase your sexual health?

Mainly: a well balanced diet that's low in carbs, sugars, and salt. That's a heart healthy diet as well. You want to prevent hypertension and diabetes which are possibly the earliest causes of erectile dysfunction in men. ...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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My sexual health is not good ..I can't give me the basic detail hw to improve my sex life.

My sexual health is not good ..I can't give me the basic detail hw to improve my sex life.

NMI: Need more information. What aspects are not good? What are you looking for. Is it physical, emotional, or having to do with relationships? Please be much more specific. ...Read more

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If a sexual health doc tests you for a yeast infection under a microscope and it's positive, and say there is no way its herpes is that good enough?

If a sexual health doc tests you for a yeast infection under a microscope and it's positive, and say there is no way its herpes is that good enough?

Yeast and herpes: No. That means the rash tested is Yeast. The rash is not herpes. But this is not how herpes is diagnosed. Herpes is diagnosed with a blood test. Or a visual inspection of a cluster of blisters. ...Read more

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Good evening, I have anal warts and piles. I have seen a doctor and he said to go to a sexual health clinic. I'm so confused on what to do ?

Good evening, I have anal warts and piles. I have seen a doctor and he said to go to a sexual health clinic. I'm so confused on what to do ?

Go to clinic: Please follow your doctor's advice and go to the sexual health clinic. You likely have a treatable disorder and may need follow-up care. There is no stigma in going to a sexual health clinic. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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How will aging affect sexual health?

How will aging affect sexual health?

Doesn't have to: Sexual health can be affected by many factors, and aging is only one. Medications can decrease libido as can stress, fatigue, and illness. Good communication and taking the time to nourish the relationship with your partner maintains sexual health. If you have concerns and more questions, it is helpful to speak to your physician and /or a mental health counselor with expertise in this area. ...Read more

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How can I achieve optimal sexual health?

How can I achieve optimal sexual health?

Optimize health by:-: Regular physical exercise or Yoga 4 - 5 times/week. Don't smoke or indulge in recreational drugs. Healthy diet with plenty of fiber, vegetables & grain without excessive calories, protein, fat or salt. Drink plenty of water and avoid excessive alcohol intake. Get plenty of sleep & avoid getting over-tired as well as too much stress. Avoid being a "workaholic" & take vacations. ...Read more

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What happens during sexual health checks?

What happens during sexual health checks?

Depends: Depends on the doctor. There may be questions about your medical history and social history. A physical exam, heart, lungs, abdomen... whole body. Genitals exam. For women a speculum exam to look into vagina swab vagina and cervix for pap and check infection. Internally feel pelvic muscles, ovaries, uterus. Sometimes a rectal exam to feel inside anus and rectum. ...Read more

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How i can improve my sexual health ? Thanks

How i can improve my sexual health ? Thanks

Sexual health: Sexual health requires good hygiene and the practice of safe sex in moderation. One must also be psychologically healthy and stable in his or her attitude regarding sexual matters. ...Read more

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What happens in a full sexual health check?

Several things!: In a female, a sexual history and a history of the menstrual cycle. Examination of the external and internal genitalia. A pap smear every few years as dictated by age and sexual activity. Palpation of ovaries. Blood tests as indicated. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Wellness And Lifestyle (Definition)

Wellness and lifestyle refer to a person's daily life as a whole, as it relates ...Read more