Handling Intimacy With an Ostomy

Talking About Dating And Intimacy For Men With IBD

Credit: Thinkstock Men aren’t known for their openness or for talking about a wide variety of topics. Intimacy is one topic that most shy away from, but when you have a chronic disease such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, it’s one that need...
Brian Greenberg

How Can I Improve My Sex Life with RA?

Rheumatoid arthritis can be a challenge in your relationship, but there are ways to maintain a satisfying sex life. It may involve redefining what is sexy and exploring intimacy in new ways.
Lisa Emrich

When Sex is Painful

When sex is painful, there are many potential causes, including vaginal atrophy, infections, and psychological problems.
Eileen Bailey

Sexuality, Intimacy, and Multiple Sclerosis

The physical changes experienced by people who have multiple sclerosis can alter their view of themselves as sexual beings, as well as their perception of the way others view them. The psychological and cultural context in which physical changes occu...
Lisa Emrich

Teens, Sex and Diabetes

Three of the most important topics in relation to teenagers are illicit drugs, alcohol, and sex. Clearly diabetes has implications on all three. I want to be proactive in these blogs and address these sensitive topics. Ginger and I already discussed ...
Fran Cogen, M.D.

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