According to a recent study, young women have very high rates of sexually related personal distress, and a concerning number of women admit poor sexual self-image.
New research from BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health indicates that a high number of lifetime sexual partners may be associated with adverse health outcomes.
4 ways to address the needs of LGBTQ patients.
Why physicians should be offering STI screenings on a regular basis to their patients, regardless of age.
The impact of chronic inflammatory disease on sexual function may seem obvious but it is poorly understood. Pain, morning stiffness, joint swelling and fatigue can lead to a decreased sexual interest and can inhibit actual intercourse. In this article, Dr. Kim Gorgens reviews the current literature on sexual function for patients with chronic conditions, such as arthritis, and makes recommendations for incorporating sexual function complications as part of the discussion in a clinic exam.
Due to social biases and stigmas, it can be easy for physicians to overlook seniors sexual health or to assume they aren’t sexually active.