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women's sexual problems

Diagnosing women’s sexual problems

Introduction Currently, the diagnosis of female sexual dysfunction is based purely on history. Because female sexual dysfunction has always been considered a psychiatric disorder, there are no real diagnostic frameworks available except in the psychiatric literature. The best listing of female sexual dysfunction disorders is found in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders …

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Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression

Why do women get postpartum depression? Having a baby can be one of the biggest and happiest events in a woman’s life. While life with a new baby can be thrilling and rewarding, it can also be hard and stressful at times. Many physical and emotional changes can happen to a woman when she is …

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sex later life

sex in later life

People seem to want and need to be close to others. As we grow older, many of us also want to continue an active, satisfying sex life. But the aging process may cause some changes. What Are Normal Changes to Sexuality as We Age? Normal aging brings physical changes in both men and women. These …

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ejaculatory disorders

Ejaculatory Disorders

Prevalence The sexual revolution ushered in by Viagra® has made it commonplace to talk about other sexual disorders besides the loss of an erection. Data from a recent national study of several thousand men and women between the ages of 18 and 59 suggest that the most common type of male sexual dysfunction is early, …

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Alcohol: Toxic or Tonic?

Alcohol: Toxic or Tonic?

Health effects of alcohol The health effects of alcohol have been debated for hundreds of years. The consensus today is that alcohol, like many things in life, can be either beneficial or damaging depending on how it’s used. After much investigation, researchers still share uncertainty about the benefits of alcohol, and whether benefits from modest …

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