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Most men are intimately familiar with the landscape of their equipment, tending to carefully scrutinize it for any unsightly or out of place lumps, bumps, or red spots. While a sudden development in that area may send some men running for the clinic, there are certain bumps that are nothing to ... Views: 14
These days, many men are beginning to take charge of their health, and what better place to start than down below. Penis health is an often-overlooked area of men’s health; but unfortunately, the well-being of the little guy is not guaranteed. Most men are unsure how to best care for the penis; ... Views: 11
A quick self-exam, performed as part of a routine penis care regimen, could help men to spot penis lumps and bumps when they're small and easy to treat. When a man's searching fingers find those pesky protrusions, however, he might react with sheer panic and fright. It's reasonable to be ... Views: 28
Sailors of the past, adrift on the sea for months at a time with no fresh fruit in sight, knew that fruits such as oranges could prevent unpleasant deficiencies that could lead to bleeding gums and sores under the surface of the skin. And mother was right when she insisted that her children ... Views: 17
How does one overcome sexual anxiety?
Sexual anxiety can be the 1,000-pound pink elephant in the room. It is something most men don’t want to talk about, nearly all men will deny ever having experienced, and yet will affect virtually everyone at some point in their lifetime. Anybody who ... Views: 21
Most young boys are subjected to the dreaded birds-and-bees conversation early in life. That same information is also typically provided in school, during embarrassing sex education classes. By the time a guy reaches adolescence, it's often assumed that he knows everything there is to know about ... Views: 36
Prostate cancer is the second most common form of cancer to affect men, after skin cancer; in the United States alone, this aggressive cancer claims the lives of over 30,000 men per year. However, when it is caught in the early stages, prostate cancer is generally treatable through chemotherapy, ... Views: 30
For many men, a big concern when it comes to sex is not being able to last long enough to fully enjoy the range of sensation that an intimate encounter has to offer; men may also worry that they come too soon to give their partners pleasure. On the other hand, there are plenty of men who have ... Views: 26
Men who are experiencing loss of penis sensation may feel like they are abnormal; after all, the penis is supposed to be the center of all pleasure… right? For any male who feels like his equipment is not up to par, a sense of isolation and hopelessness is not uncommon, as talking about this ... Views: 42
When it comes to penis health, an ounce of prevention is truly worth a pound of cure. In fact, men who practice proper penis health care may be able to completely avoid these five common conditions that can strike a man below the belt.
1. Penile Fracture
When soft, the penis is bendable ... Views: 62
Most men may think they are experts when it comes to owning - and most likely, using - a penis. However, just because a penis is attached to one’s body does not necessarily mean every man is deserving of a PhD in penisology - if there were such a thing. Though there are certainly some ... Views: 48
Can too much masturbation hurt one’s sex life?
Most men have heard the myth that too much masturbation causes hairy palms, or even blindness - which would certainly be worrisome if that were true. Luckily, that statement holds about as much water as the idea that a woman can’t get pregnant ... Views: 65
A little daub of butter can transform dry toast, popcorn or baked potatoes into an instant delicacy. A different kind of butter could bring the same kind of transformation to the penis. Shea butter, made from the extract of the seeds of the Shea tree, is a key ingredient in any penis care ... Views: 39
Most men are willing to try just about anything to fix - or better yet, prevent - erectile dysfunction issues. Some men even go to dangerous lengths, ingesting all sorts of performance enhancing supplements - even mixing and matching non-prescription and prescription drugs - with the hope that ... Views: 51
Men who are affected by unusual spots, penis pain, thickening of the penis skin, and phimosis - the inability to retract the foreskin - may be affected by a condition known as balanitis xerotica obliterans. While this condition is not generally serious, it can get worse without treatment and may ... Views: 40
Nothing gets a man’s attention like penis pain. Even the most stoic or stubborn of men who would normally shrug off aches, pains and discomfort will seek help for aching or pain in the package. While some conditions that lead to uncomfortable penis symptoms are directly related to the manhood, ... Views: 47
Latex has been used for decades in the manufacture of condoms; it is stretchy, durable, and highly effective for preventing the transmission of STIs and as a means of family planning. However, increasing numbers of individuals - both men and women - report adverse reactions to latex condoms and ... Views: 31
There’s no question that the penis skin takes more abuse than almost any other part of the male body, and all of that rough handling - from dry manual stroking, vigorous sex, or just rubbing against a pair of tight jeans - can cause the skin to become chafed, irritated, and sore. Dry penis skin ... Views: 45
Do Condoms Make Sex Less Enjoyable?
Many men protest the use of condoms during sex. Women are often told by their partners that sex just doesn’t feel as good when they are using a condom, or that it is unfair to make them wrap it up. This male attitude may cause women to feel pressured to ... Views: 72
The foreskin is more than just an extra flap of skin at the end of the penis. This bit of tissue, also known as the prepuce, plays an important role in penis health. From birth, it protects the glans penis (or head) from the outside world, helping to prevent injury and preserving sensitivity. ... Views: 72
While the idea of a penis tattoo may cause most men to physically cringe, there are some willing to brave the needle on their nether regions. While the process of a penile tattoo is no different than getting one on any other body part, there are potentially serious risks involved. So while it is ... Views: 63
A woman's body and a man's body are, quite obviously, very different. As a result, much of the advice a woman gets during her doctor's appointments just doesn't apply to the average guy. But there are some things women are asked to do that men might consider for boosting penis health and ... Views: 85
An athletic cup is designed to encase the most sensitive part of a man in a sheath of plastic, so a guy can take a direct hit without incurring a sore penis or swollen testicles. According to most experts, a cup is a must for anyone who plays contact sports. However, many professional athletes ... Views: 67
Dry, cracked skin is a common - and often painful occurrence. Aggravated by dry, cold air, or even as a result of a too-hot shower, dry skin is sure to catch up with everyone from time to time. When the dry skin happens on the hands or face, one hardly thinks twice before slathering moisturizing ... Views: 61
At the first sight of penis spots, dots or bumps, most men are naturally alarmed - easy to understand, since most have been educated enough in penis health matters to know that serious problems like STDs and cancer may be characterized by these symptoms.
On the other hand, most penis ... Views: 73
While there's little men can do to prevent wrinkles, migrating hair or creaking joints from taking hold with advancing age, there are things they can do to keep Father Time away from the penis. For example, with a few penis care techniques, men can keep age-related sensitivity loss at bay and ... Views: 65
A diagnosis of prostate cancer is frightening, and hundreds of thousands of men each year are forced to face the difficult decision about what to do next. In many cases, men are advised by their doctors to "wait and see" how the disease progresses, and some research indicates that, especially in ... Views: 77
How Can a Man Improve His Performance in the Bedroom?
Believe it or not, men and women are not intuitively able to fall into each other’s arms and engage in passionate, mind blowing sex each and every time - starting with the first night they hook up. No, it is actually a case of practice ... Views: 53
Are there ways to tell if one’s partner is sexually satisfied?
In a word, yes. The easiest way to tell if one’s partner is sexually satisfied is to ask. Unfortunately, bashfulness and fear of hearing the wrong answer prohibits most men from taking the leap and just asking their partner. ... Views: 115
While doing it in the dark may seem more natural to some, the reality is that groping around without the light on can lead to some seriously awkward moments that can easily disrupt the natural progression of activity. On the other hand, a romantically-lit encounter can actually increase the ... Views: 83
In this day and age, sexual health is not something to be taken for granted. Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI’s) are, unfortunately, a reality all sexually active adults need to be aware of and take precautions against. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates the incidence ... Views: 111
Summertime is traditionally a time of sunshine, watersports and well-planned bouts of nudity. In a Hollywood movie, a man would be ready for anything that came his way, with no advance planning needed. In reality, the average guy needs to spend at least a little time getting ready for the ... Views: 126
There are many everyday ailments that can befall a penis. It is a part of a man’s body -- just like any other -- and is just as susceptible to minor irritations, pain, redness and other issues. Unlike other body parts, the health and wellness of the penis plays a vital role in a man’s sexual ... Views: 109
A man's scent is as personal and as individualized as his thumb print, and many of the odors that make up a man's personal perfume come directly from the lap area. Some of these swirling scents are pheromone based, telling potential mates about the man's health and vigor. Other penis odors ... Views: 108
In today’s world, there seems to be an ongoing conflict between the need to convince people of the dangers of obesity and the need to let everyone know that they are worthwhile and attractive no matter what. While it is true that a person’s worth is not based on their physical appearance, and ... Views: 95
Whether in the throes of pleasure during a private moment, or in a heated encounter with a partner, men might not be aware of the damage they are inflicting on their penis. Rough treatment due to vigorous activity can actually jeopardize penis health if men do not take care to correct any ... Views: 119
Erectile dysfunction is generally considered an age-related problem; the common perception is that younger men are primed and ready for action at all times. However, while most men would like to brag about a constant state of readiness, the truth is that daily life often gets in the way, and ... Views: 103
Anyone who is sexually active runs the risk of contracting a sexually transmitted infection, even those who are careful about using protection. Most STIs are treatable; many can be cured, while some - like herpes - require lifelong management of the symptoms. However, treating an STI ... Views: 82
Which aspect of the Goddess of Love do you most identify with? Is it Aphrodite, goddess of love and beauty? Or perhaps Lilith, the Primal Goddess? Or do you see yourself more as the Sacred Prostitute, Courtesan or Sexual Healer?
The Goddesses of Love have many names for they represent a side ... Views: 47
Genital herpes is an STI or sexually transmitted infection which is caused by HSV or herpes simplex virus. There are two types of HSV classified as HSV1 and HSV2, HSV1 virus affects mouth and lips and causes cold sores however this infection can spread to genital organs too. HSV2 causes genital ... Views: 15
The benefits of exercise and maintaining a healthy lifestyle are clear, and most people are aware, at least in theory, that physical activity is an important factor in overall health. Furthermore, it is easy to see why keeping the heart pumping and the waistline to reasonable proportions can ... Views: 133
Mega-Menopause: How To Beat This Invisible Enemy
By Dr. Al Sears
There’s an “invisible enemy” haunting women...
It’s flowing through your blood right now as you read this letter... and it’s commanding every cell in your body to act in ways that make you feel like you’re losing your ... Views: 59
While most men are not comfortable talking to their doctor about problems related to the penis, failure to deal with problems related to penile appearance and function can significantly impair a man’s quality of life. Issues such as penile atrophy and loss of function can affect a man’s ... Views: 116
At least once in life you’ve heard the term ‘geisha’. The term is quite popular but there are only few persons who really know what a geisha is. Here are some answers to the question: ‘Do you know what a geisha is?’
-Sam, 22 years old: ‘Yes, I’ve heard about them, I think they are prostitutes ... Views: 60
Regardless of how in or out of tune a man is with his own body, one thing he is sure to never miss is penis pain and abnormal discharge. There are numerous reasons for such an occurrence, ranging from a mild infection, to a sexually transmitted disease, to a serious medical condition such as ... Views: 126
The entire Kama Sutra consists of 1250 verses and 36 chapters, all designed to help people develop a life that's both virtuous and gracious. It's all good information, but modern readers might be tempted to skip ahead in the text to the better-known section on sex positions. It's understandable, ... Views: 135
The physical working of one’s penis is a question most men do not stop to ponder. As long as it looks normal, feels normal and acts normal, a man generally accepts that his penis is doing just fine. While this attitude may be acceptable for some parts of the body, given the importance of a ... Views: 141
While every man is reasonably familiar with his penis, few men are aware of how it really works or understand why proper penis care is so vital. This information is essential, however, as a guy's delicate equipment can be damaged through neglect or abuse; and some concerns men have about their ... Views: 156
Penis discharge of a fluid other than urine or semen from the urethral opening is not normal, and it is usually the sign of an infection. While most infections can be treated through standard medical care, early intervention is important in preventing complications or the risk of passing on the ... Views: 146
A band of tissue that attaches one piece of skin to another is called a "frenulum," and the human body has several. Some line the mouth, others connect the intestines, and a few even link brain tissues to one another. These strips of skin are important, but for uncircumcised men, the most ... Views: 131