sexual health

9 Most Common STDs: Symptoms, Prevention & Treatment Options

If you have sex, it is entirely possible that you have a sexually transmitted disease (STD). While nobody likes talking about it, STDs and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are incredibly common and should not be swept under the carpet, as they can lead to infertility and even cancer. Unlike on TV, STD or STI symptoms aren’t …

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Sexual Complications for Women with Type 2 Diabetes

The Gist of It: 5 sexual complications and how to overcome them. Some of the common complications are poor vaginal lubrication, yeast infection, and pain during intercourse. Always keep an open mind and an open communication with your partner and doctor. Sex, penis, and breasts. Now that we’ve gotten over the awkwardness, let’s take a …

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Ladies, Here are 10 Steps to Keep Clean Down Under & Avoid Infections

Issues in the nether region isn’t a topic one freely talks about at the coffee table, but more than a few of us can confess to having problems down under. Whether it’s itchiness, unfamiliar discharge, or even a vaginal infection, we suffer in silence because who wants to talk about problems with their private parts? Instead, we strut forth …

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If Your Periods Always Hurt Like Crazy, You Could Have Endometriosis

Period pains. Pretty common right? You don’t look forward to the cringing and crawling into bed thanks to the monthly pain, but that’s normal, and most girls go through it, right? Not exactly. Really painful periods could be a sign that you are suffering from endometriosis. Not many Malaysian women know what endometriosis is, despite …

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Intersex Issues: What It’s Like to Be Both Female and Male

The Gist of It There is a third gender that exists despite what we think, and there are people who are intersex. Most people are ‘hard-wired’ to a gender identity; whether this is male, female or something in between. Gender cannot simply be reconfigured through surgery and hormone treatment and will cause more harm than good. The problem with …

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1 in 3 Men Experience Premature Ejaculation. Are You One of Them?

The Gist of It Premature ejaculation is very common and is defined by ejaculating very quickly upon penetration. It could be caused by nervousness, inexperience, excessive self-masturbation, hormonal imbalance, low levels of serotonin in the brain. Treatment options include anxiety management, psychology sessions, behavioural techniques, and topical anaesthetics. “Why do I ejaculate so fast?” “Why …

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Sex life

Is Your Sex Life Putting You At Risk For Cervical Cancer?

What’s one thing that almost all sexually-active people have in common? No, not necessarily a colourful sex life. It’s Human papillomavirus (HPV). What is Human papillomavirus, you ask? It refers to a group of viruses that affect your skin. Highly contagious, this sexually transmitted infection (STI) affects almost all sexually active people contract one type of …

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