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Menopause and Painful Sex: What You Need to KnowFeature
Menopause and Painful Sex: What You Need to Know

Pain during sex does not have to be accepted as a normal part of the aging process.

9 Warning Signs of Cervical Cancer You Shouldn't Ignore
9 Warning Signs of Cervical Cancer You Shouldn't Ignore

Cervical cancer is one of the few cancers that can be prevented. Know how to prevent it and know the warning signs.

Does Your Vagina Burn During Sex?
Does Your Vagina Burn During Sex?

If your vagina burns during sex, you may have this condition.

Contraception Options for Women Over 40
Contraception Options for Women Over 40

Whether you're finished having children or considering having your first one, the only thing standing between you and the unexpected is your contraception.

Top 3 Birth Control Options for Your Teenage Daughter
Top 3 Birth Control Options for Your Teenage Daughter

Although teen pregnancies have declined among girls 15 to 17 years old, there's still room for improvement. Talk to your teenager about safe sex practices and the possibility of birth control.

The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy
The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy

Confused about the pros and cons of testosterone therapy? Diffuse the myths and learn the facts.

Sex After 50
Sex After 50

If you're experiencing dryness, irritation or pain during sex, you're not alone. As we age, our sex lives may be affected by hormonal changes leading to emotional and physical consequences. Find out what you can do about it.

When Sex Hurts
When Sex Hurts

Many women find sex painful after menopause. This condition, called dsypareunia, has many causes and many treatments.

What's Causing Itchy Bumps Near My Vagina?
What's Causing Itchy Bumps Near My Vagina?

Most itchy bumps near the vagina area aren't serious, but they may worsen if not treated. See your health care provider if you experience itchy bumps "down there."

5 Ways to Help Him Last Longer in Bed
5 Ways to Help Him Last Longer in Bed

If your man climaxes more quickly than you'd like, find out how you can prolong the pleasure for both of you.

What's REALLY Causing Your Low Sex Drive?
What's REALLY Causing Your Low Sex Drive?

If you have low sex drive, you may have a form of female sexual dysfunction called hypoactive sexual desire disorder, or HSDD.

How to Effectively Use Your Birth Control Pills
How to Effectively Use Your Birth Control Pills

Birth control pills are effective at preventing pregnancy if you use your contraceptives correctly and consistently.

Intimacy Without Intercourse
Intimacy Without Intercourse

Sometimes intercourse simply isn't possible. That doesn't mean, however, that you can't be intimate with each other. Get ideas for expressing yourselves in sensual ways to enhance intimacy.

The End of Essure: What Are Your Best Birth Control Options Now?
The End of Essure: What Are Your Best Birth Control Options Now?

If it's time to make a change in your birth control, there are many other options to choose from.

The Empty Nest Reset
The Empty Nest Reset

The transition from child raising to empty nest is the perfect time to reset your relationship with your significant other.

Frequent Sexting Can Weaken Committed Relationships
Frequent Sexting Can Weaken Committed Relationships

Frequent weekly sexters and daily "hyper" sexters may end up seeing their relationship undermined by greater conflict.

5 Things You Can Do Right Now to Make Your Relationship Intimacy-Ready
5 Things You Can Do Right Now to Make Your Relationship Intimacy-Ready

Here are five things you can do right now—and that we hope you'll do regularly—to revitalize your relationship in the moment and improve intimacy over time.

When Sex Gives You More Pain Than Pleasure
When Sex Gives You More Pain Than Pleasure

Get to the bottom of this issue, so you can enjoy sex again.

Biorhythms And Birth Control: FDA Stirs Debate By Approving 'Natural' App
Biorhythms And Birth Control: FDA Stirs Debate By Approving 'Natural' App

FDA's approves two new methods for birth control – a phone app to help women understand when they are likely to conceive, and a long-term vaginal ring.

Another Treatment for HSDD May Be Coming Soon!
Another Treatment for HSDD May Be Coming Soon!

There's hope on the horizon for women who experience low sexual desire, known as hypoactive sexual desire disorder. The FDA is reviewing a new treatment called bremelanotide.

Bleeding After Sex: Should You Be Concerned?
Bleeding After Sex: Should You Be Concerned?

Bleeding after sex is not uncommon, but it can be a sign of something serious, especially in postmenopausal women. Always get any abnormal bleeding checked out.


Does Being Fertile Make You Smell Different?
Does Being Fertile Make You Smell Different?

New research suggests there is no perfume a man loves more than the scent of a fertile woman.

What Is Causing Pain During Sex?
What Is Causing Pain During Sex?

Dryness, irritation and a tearing feeling during sex are common symptoms of vulvodynia. It may be difficult to diagnose, but it can be treated.

Arousal Disorder Can Be Sudden and Disturbing
Arousal Disorder Can Be Sudden and Disturbing

Persistent genital arousal disorder—or PGAD—occurs spontaneously, causing intense, unrelenting genital urges. It can be physically painful and psychologically disturbing.


Avoid Pellets When Using Testosterone for Low Libido
Avoid Pellets When Using Testosterone for Low Libido

Although testosterone treatments for women aren't FDA-approved, some forms have shown success. But pelletized testosterone is harder to manage.

What You Don't Know About Endometriosis—But Should
What You Don't Know About Endometriosis—But Should

Everything you need to know about endometriosis symptoms and more.

What No One Tells You About Menopause
What No One Tells You About Menopause

You probably know about the weight gain, hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause. Here are some other side effects of menopause.

How Your Vagina Changes in Midlife
How Your Vagina Changes in Midlife

As you age, your vagina—due mostly to decreased estrogen levels—can become dry or irritated, which can cause pain during sex. This does not need to be the norm.

What Do You Know About Endometriosis?
What Do You Know About Endometriosis?

Please take our survey and tell us what you know about or have experienced related to endometriosis.

For Many Women, Sex Gets Better at Midlife
For Many Women, Sex Gets Better at Midlife

Here's good news for middle-aged women who fear their sexual satisfaction is destined to decline: Aging can provide benefits that might make lovemaking even more enjoyable, a small study suggests.

Men Don’t Cope with Breakups the Same Way Women Do
Men Don’t Cope with Breakups the Same Way Women Do

According to a new expert study, men don’t seek support to deal with the end of a relationship.