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Sexual Health

Can watching porn lead to Erectile Dysfunction? Know More

Can watching porn lead to Erectile Dysfunction? Know More

An increasing number of men are hooked to pornography, spurred on by the easy access to it on the internet. Pornography is available on television, computers, tablets, smartphones and apps. Experts in sexual medicine are increasingly seeing younger men with erectile problems that can be related to watching porn. A new term called “Porn-Induced Erectile Dysfunction” or PIED has been... Read More

Birth Control: Know your Options and Methods

Birth Control: Know your Options and Methods

There are a multitude of birth control methods. Some of these are widely available in India (such as male condoms) while some of them are available only in online stores (such as sponge and female condoms) and few methods have not found favour among Indians (such as diaphragm and cervical cap).... Read More

Penis Size Anxiety: Everything You Need to Know

Penis Size Anxiety: Everything You Need to Know

The penis, especially in its erect form has been used to represent masculine power. Ancient people, even the prehistoric cave dwellers thought that their leaders and Gods had huge penises. The ancient Indian book Kama Sutra acknowledges that there are many variations to the length and girth or penis. Kama Sutra classifies men’s penises using animal-based names to hare (small-sized),... Read More

Contraceptive Injections: Know More

Contraceptive Injections: Know More

Contraceptive injections are a form of birth control that contains synthetic progesterone hormones which are similar to the progesterone manufactured in a woman's body. The contraceptive injection is administered into the muscle, and the active ingredient is released slowly into the bloodstream.... Read More

Sex Myths that You Must Stop Believing

Sex Myths that You Must Stop Believing

You may be exposed to a variety of information about sex and sexual pleasure through television, films, newspapers, magazines, advertisements and also through friends. You may sometimes get confused as to what to believe and what not to believe. It may also be embarrassing to clear your doubts about this... Read More

Intrauterine System (IUS) Birth Control: Read More

Intrauterine System (IUS) Birth Control: Read More

An intra-uterine system is a small T-shaped plastic device introduced into the uterus (womb) by a doctor, and it releases a progestogen hormone (similar to the natural progesterone produced by the ovaries). The IUS is classified as a long-acting reversible contraceptive (LARC) method that works for 3 or 5 years depending on the... Read More

Birth Control Sponge: Know More

Birth Control Sponge: Know More

The contraceptive sponge is a birth control method that prevents sperms from entering vagina (barrier method). It is a small dome-shaped device which is made of polyurethane foam which is a sponge-like material and contains a spermicide. The spermicide is activated when the sponge is made wet with clean water before... Read More