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The No-Blush Guide to Sex and MS

Sexual problems are common among men and women with multiple sclerosis, but it's super possible to have a satisfying (and still hot!) sex life. We've got the answers and the workarounds to make it happen.

By Lisa Fields
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Cancer Survivors: Get that Lovin' Feeling

Cancer treatment can make sex unappealing or uncomfortable. Dr. Don Dizon has some ideas to help.

By Phyllis Johnson
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Your Psoriasis Is Probably Messing With Your Sex Life

Just not in the mood lately? New research has found a strong link between psoriatic disease and sex drive. Read on for more info.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.
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Real Talk About Sex After Kidney Cancer

Think your sex life has a shelf life courtesy of kidney cancer? Think again. Here’s what to know before getting back down to business.

By Rachel Zohn
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Making Intimacy Playful Not Painful

If you experience vaginal atrophy, you may avoid intimacy or endure pain for your partner’s sake. Here are some tips to bring playfulness back into your life.

By Eileen Bailey
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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
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How to Feel Sexy When You're Hurting

Rheumatoid arthritis takes a toll on your body and your sex life. These 5 tips can help you connect with your lover despite your chronic condition.

By Cathy Kramer
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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.
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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
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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