Sex-related injuries are more common than you think. Sex is great for your health — it can lower your blood pressure, improve sleep, and boost your immune system. But doing the deed also has its risks. A penial fracture occurs when the erect penis is suddenly bent, causing a tear in the tunica albuginea membrane. This membrane surrounds the core of the penis — the area responsible for erection — and if it tears, blood leaks out to the surrounding tissue.
Intercourse isn't everything for most women, says study -- try 'outercourse'
Intercourse isn't everything for most women -- try 'outercourse' - CNN
Ian Kerner is a licensed couples therapist, writer and contributor on the topic of sex for CNN. CNN Many of us equate "sex" with "intercourse" and use those words interchangeably. Yet highly satisfying sex doesn't have to be limited to penetration -- and doesn't even have to include it at all. Photos: 10 reasons to have sex tonight.
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Understanding symptoms and seeing pictures of STDs can help people identify the signs and encourage them to see a doctor. In , researchers saw an increase in STDs for the fourth year in a row , and the highest ever rates of chlamydia , gonorrhea , and syphilis. Most STDs are treatable, and many are curable.
Researchers have developed recommendations to help pain patients engage in intercourse. It can also affect your sex life. But new guidelines based on how the spine moves during intercourse could help. Back pain affects 8 out of 10 people at some point in their lives, and low back pain is the leading cause of disability globally.