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Sexual Health

Get the information you need to take control of your sexual health, whether that be reading inspiring patient stories or learning about symptoms and treatments for sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

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Relationships

How Your Thyroid Affects Your Sex Life

If you’ve lost that sizzle between the sheets, experts recommend that you rule out the possibility that your thyroid is the culprit.

By Mary Shomon

The Latest

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10 Birth Control Options for Every Life Stage

From progestin injections to the good ole condom, here’s how to prevent a pregnancy in a way that works for you, right now.

By Sarah Ludwig Rausch
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Too Tired for Sex?

There could be a number of things going on in your body and brain that make sex feel like a low priority item.

By Sarah Ellis
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Is the Newest Birth Control Option for You?

The FDA just approved a new birth control method—and it’s hormone free.

By Sarah Ellis
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Is Pandemic Anxiety Changing Your Sex Drive?

A lot of us are super anxious right now, and that can contribute to a decrease (or increase) in our desire to get it on.

By Sarah Ellis
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10 Facts About Hormonal Birth Control and Your Health

From pills to patches, this is what every woman needs to know right now.

By Marjorie Korn
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All Your Birth Control Questions, Answered by Experts

Whether you're happy with your BC or ready to try something new, the bottom line is: You’ve got choices. A lot of them.

By Marjorie Korn
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Straight Talk About MS and Sex

Oh, yes! You can very much have a fun and fulfilling sex life after your MS diagnosis.

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Condom Refresher: 10 Facts Worth Remembering

No matter how old you are, condoms are essential protection against STIs. Here's what everyone need to know.

By Lara DeSanto
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Why I Love My Birth Control Right Now

Real women share why their current method—from IUDs to oral contraceptives and more—works for them.

By Claire Gillespie
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How Stress and Anxiety Impact 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.

Meet the Experts

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.
Health Professional

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D., LCCE, CLC, AdvCD(DONA) is a childbirth educator, doula, founder of Childbirth.org, and author.

Eileen Bailey
Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.

Lara DeSanto
Health Writer

Lara DeSanto is a former editor of HealthCentral, where she regularly covered digestive health, sexual health, and cancer. She's now a frequent contributor to the site.