Orgasms can extend life!

I have actually discovered several different studies that prove this point. The one that seems the most thorough was done in 1997. It was titled Sex and Death: are they related? Findings from the Caerphilly Cohort Study, by Davey, Frankel and Yarnell. It was published in the British Medical Journal. In this article, 918 men …

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Testosterone loss for dads.

The New York Times recently had a really interesting article on a testosterone study done on men. The study reported that testosterone in men who became fathers was lower than single men, and the more time men spent with their children the lower their testosterone dropped. WOW! So if I were a guy, my immediate …

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Cyber-chondriacs, listen up!

Okay, so to be fair this is not directly related to sex but a patient brought it to my attention and I thought it was so great, I thought I’d share it on our blog. There seems to be a new “condition” out there: cyberchondriact. We see A LOT of that in our practice. A …

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Dr. Stephen Snyder writes on “simmering.”

Here is a wonderful introduction to the idea of “simmering,” slowly meandering around the periphery of arousal as a path to “just desserts” at a different time. Enjoy this beautifully rendered piece by Dr. Snyder: A train in motion On the B train, one hot summer Sunday afternoon. I’m bringing my children and a few …

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“Glee”…and sex.

Like most people with a 12 year old daughter, I have been introduced to the wonderful world of Glee. I actually enjoy the show and believe that, for the most part, it imparts values that I think are appropriate for the age range. However, the show’s view on sex really throws me for a loop. …

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