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How Anxious Thinking Can Affect Your Sex Life

When apprehension tips over to anxiety, that’s when intimacy problems really start.

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

Let’s Talk About Sex — And The Lack Thereof on RA Meds

Your RA medications can cause a loss of libido, and even affect your menstrual cycle and cause dryness. There is a very good chance that by modifying your treatment, you’ll be able to live your life to the fullest, including having a healthy sex life.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

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

Feeling Sexy When You're Hurting

Let’s be honest, feeling sexy in the traditional sense of done-up hair, makeup, and sexy lingerie is most likely a low priority when your body is in pain. Reassess what “sexy” means with a chronic illness by adapting these five tips.

By Cathy Kramer

Can I Get Pregnant If…? Common Questions, Answered

Learn whether you can get pregnant on your period, from preejaculate, or using the pull-out method, along with how long sperm lives and more.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Sex Drive Differs in Men Who Are Depressed

While depression may lead to a decreased sex drive in men or a diminished desire for sexual, the situation isn’t cut and dry and often depends on the severity of depression.

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

Sex In Nursing Homes Is Still Taboo For Many

Education can help normalize the idea that sexual interaction is part of being human, and that extends to older adults, even the very old.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Masturbation After Herpes Diagnosis: How to Get Back to Self-Love

A herpes diagnosis can make you feel disconnected from your body and your sexuality. Here are some strategies to help.

By Emily Depasse

5 Ways to Feel Sexier if You Have Acid Reflux

Embracing “your unique sexy” can be transforming when living with a chronic condition.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

How to Talk to Your Spouse About Sex When You Have RA

It’s important to share how you feel, be detailed about what you can do, ask questions, and be comfortable saying “no.”

By Cathy Kramer