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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.

Help Your Health Care Professional Talk About Sex
Help Your Health Care Professional Talk About Sex

If you need help talking about sex with your health care professional, here are some tips to help you prepare for and focus the discussion.

How Necessary Is HPV Cervical Cancer Screening for Women After Age 55?
How Necessary Is HPV Cervical Cancer Screening for Women After Age 55?

Canadian researchers say it may become unnecessary in women aged 55 or older who have one negative result with the test.

Should You Try a Sex Schedule?
Should You Try a Sex Schedule?

Life gets in the way of many things—often including sex. Scheduling time for sex can help lovemaking happen consistently.

Could Herpes Virus Help Cause Alzheimer's?
Could Herpes Virus Help Cause Alzheimer's?

There's growing evidence that the herpes virus responsible for cold sores also may cause Alzheimer's disease.

Are You Comfortable Talking About Painful Sex After Menopause?
Are You Comfortable Talking About Painful Sex After Menopause?

If you experience painful sex after menopause, please take this brief survey.

Essure Update: What You Need to Know
Essure Update: What You Need to Know

Bayer has opted to stop selling Essure permanent birth control in the U.S. at the end of the year, and women who are successfully using it have questions. Here are some answers.

When Love Goes Wrong, Why Some Stay
When Love Goes Wrong, Why Some Stay

A new study suggests that people may stay in unfulfilling relationships because they feel they're doing their partner a favor.

Early Warning Signs of a Troubled Relationship
Early Warning Signs of a Troubled Relationship

Despite your best efforts and intentions, your relationship can still be unsatisfying. But, it can recover if you start to work on it before it reaches the point of hopelessness.

If You Experience Post-Menopausal Painful Sex, Speak Up!
If You Experience Post-Menopausal Painful Sex, Speak Up!

It's an awkward conversation that will help you to once again have a sex life. Totally worth it.

Separate the Sound of Running Water From the Urge to Urinate
Separate the Sound of Running Water From the Urge to Urinate

It can be easy to allow the sound or feel of water to trigger the urge to urinate, but it's not a healthy habit and can even lead to urinary incontinence.

Multitasking? Not So Intimate
Multitasking? Not So Intimate

How often does your mind wander during sex? This kind of mental multitasking is more common that you might think—and it's not good for intimacy.

When Sex Hurts, It's Time to Seek Help
When Sex Hurts, It's Time to Seek Help

When sex hurts and you associate it with fear, anxiety and pain, it's time to seek help. Painful sex is not normal, and there are things you can do to make it better.

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.