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Is Anxiety or Stress Causing Your Erectile Dysfunction?

Some causes of ED can be related to feelings of guilt, shame, or worry. Here’s what you need to know.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

Depressed After Sex? You’re Not Alone

Does sex leave you feeling sad, anxious, or irritable? You may be experiencing postcoital dysphoria.

By Eileen Bailey

10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Endometriosis

Have you been diagnosed with this chronic pain condition? Here are some key questions and answers to help get the conversation started with your doctor.

By Eileen Bailey

How Eating Disorders Can Affect Your Reproductive Health

You may not think of a gynecologist as someone who could help you deal with eating disorder symptoms, but in fact, they can play a key role.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Which STI Tests Do You Need?

You may want to get tested for everything, but most of the time, that's not necessary. Here's what you should be tested for and when.

By Eileen Bailey

What You Need to Know About Genital Warts and HPV

HPV is so common that doctors predict almost everyone will someday contract it if not vaccinated. But what about genital warts?

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

How to Deal With Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

Are your heavy periods interfering with your life? Here are steps you can take to tackle the problem, known as menorrhagia.

By Eileen Bailey

Bleeding After Sex: Potential Causes

Noticing blood after sex can be a scary experience, but many causes are minor. Here’s what you should know.

By Eileen Bailey

How to Navigate Oral Sex With HSV-1 and HSV-2

If someone with a cold sore performs oral sex on a partner, can the partner get genital herpes? Get the answer this and other oral herpes questions here.

By Emily Depasse

Genital Herpes: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs), but it can be managed. Here’s what you need to know.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.