Sexual health is important for a man's well-being, whether you're trying to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections or you're worried about erectile dysfunction or other problems related to men's sexual health. For some men, worries about penis size top the list of their sexual health concerns. However, you're probably more normal than you think — and penis-enlargement products and procedures aren't likely to be effective and may have risks. As you get older, understand common changes in men's sexual health — and how to maintain a healthy and enjoyable sex life at any age. Mayo Clinic does not endorse companies or products. Advertising revenue supports our not-for-profit mission.
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How Sex and Gender Impact Clinical Practice: An Evidence-Based Guide to Patient Care enables primary care clinicians by providing a framework to understand differences and better care for patients in their practice. Each chapter covers a subspecialty in medicine and discusses the influence of sex hormones on disease, along with sex and gender-based differences in clinical presentation, physical examination, laboratory results, treatment regimens, comorbidities and prognosis. Illustrative case examples and practical practice points help each chapter come alive. A special chapter on communication differences between men and women assists clinicians in their conversations with patients. This book fills an important need by applying years of research findings to sex and gender specific medical care and demonstrating that an individualized approach to patient care will lead to improved detection, treatment and prevention of disease. Biomedical researchers in endocrinology, cardiology, neuroscience, and development biology; medical students, residents, and practicing primary care clinicians as well as PAs and NPs.
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Without this information, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT patients and their specific health care needs cannot be identified, the health disparities they experience cannot be addressed, and important health care services may not be delivered. Such services include appropriate preventive screenings, assessments of risk for sexually transmitted diseases and HIV, discussions about parenting, and effective interventions for behavioral health concerns that can be related to the experiences of anti-LGBT stigma. Some patients may question the relevance of being asked about their sex listed at birth or their sexual orientation. However, providers need this information to recommend appropriate preventive care.
Today in totally bizarre sex news: Having sex—including oral—without condoms may benefit a woman's mental and physical health, according to a study in the Archives of Sexual Behavior. Researchers asked women to complete two surveys: one that assessed details about their sex lives, and another that analyzed their mental makeup. Afterwards, the researchers measured the seminal plasma circulating in the women's systems, and compared it against their survey data.