You can still enjoy sexual pleasure and intimacy after cervical cancer by being imaginative with your sex play.
Many women avoid having a smear test, but this article focuses on why it is so important to keep on top of your sexual health.
Hormones play a key role in our well-being and any changes can impact upon our sex lives. Understanding how hormones affect our bodies can help us enjoy better sex.
By being imaginative with your sex play having ovarian cancer doesn't mean the end of your sex life. You can still enjoy sexual pleasure and intimacy.
Sleep deprivation in older women can lead to less sexual satisfaction. Seek help if you struggle to enjoy a good night's sleep to boost your overall sexual health and wellbeing.
Does Social Media improve Breast Cancer Treatment decisions and outcomes?
Understanding what is happening to their bodies, simple changes to the way in which they see themselves and how they have sex can benefit the sex lives of women after breast cancer and help them to enjoy a fulfilling relationship again.
Having vulval cancer doesn't mean the end of your sex life. By being imaginative with your sex play you can still enjoy sexual pleasure and intimacy.
When you are pregnant you may be concerned or curious if it is safe to use sex toys. When using sex toys during pregnancy, follow these useful tips.
Womb cancer can impact upon your sex life but you can overcome sexual problems by exploring different ways in which to enjoy good sexual intimacy and pleasure.
If symptoms of the menopause are affecting your sex life, consider incorporating a sex toy into your sex play to help you overcome any problems and enjoy great sexual intimacy, pleasure and have fun.
All women go through the menopause. Almost half of the UK workforce (47%) is made up of women aged 50 or older. About two thirds of the women are aged between 50-59 years, therefore many will be experiencing the menopause or will have been through it.
Lichen Sclerosus is a long-lasting skin condition. Mainly affecting postmenopausal women, Lichen Sclerosus can diminish sexual pleasure, however with a combination of professional and self-help sexual intimacy is still possible.
At Jo Divine we believe that sexual health and sexual pleasure go hand in hand. Working with medical professionals, we hope to encourage patients and HCPs alike in talking more freely about sexual problems. A health issue doesn't mean your sex life will have to stop!
Sexual intercourse should never hurt, but many women suffer sexual pain, chronic pelvic pain unrelated to sex or pain during sex. Research published in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
(2016) found that nearly 1 in 10 women experience painful sex.
Many people use sexual lubricants to enhance their sex play to make it feel more pleasurable and last longer, yet there seem to be a view amongst younger people that if you need to use lubricant there must be a problem which simply is not true.
Having a hysterectomy doesn't mean the end to your sex life. You can still enjoy pleasurable sexual intimacy.
Lots of women worry that they have an "abnormal" vagina, but like our bodies, not all vaginas look the same. The important thing is knowing how to maintain good vaginal health!
Vaginismus is a fairly common condition but causes untold pain, upset and distress for both women and their partners. making sexual intercourse painful or impossible. However, with the correct treatment, the symptoms of vaginismus can be alleviated and even resolved. Combined with help from specialist healthcare professionals and using sex toys, you will hopefully be enjoying pleasureable sex again.
Enjoy the benefits of using "jiggle balls" to both tone your pelvic floor muscles and experience intense orgasms too.
Having a baby doesn't mean you need to give up on your sex life. By making simple changes to how and when you have sex, you will soon be enjoying great sex again, and perhaps making more babies.
Some women have regular menstrual cycles and a light flow, while others have heavy periods and suffer badly from stomach cramps. Medical care, vitamins supplements, and even orgasms can help to alleviate severe symptoms caused by a woman's menstrual cycle.
How many times have you heard the phrase “She's hormonal” to explain the way a woman may be behaving?
Research has shown that massaging the perineum antenatally from 35 weeks gestation reduces the likelihood of perineal trauma during vaginal births such as tears which require suturing and it can reduce perineal pain post delivery. (Beckmann and Garrett 2006)
A study conducted by The University of Adelaide in Australia (2013) has found that women who suffer from urinary incontinence aged 43-65 years are more likely to be depressed than women aged 65-89 years.
Some gynaecological surgical and medical interventions can lead to post operative scarring, causing vaginal tightness, and loss of sensation which may cause discomfort or pain, both of which can be alleviated using a vibrator and organic lubricant.
It's no secret that toning up your body helps you to feel a whole lot sexier. However, it's easy to forget about the muscles that you can't see: the ones that work hard internally to keep you in top shape and also deliver you intense pleasure at the same time...
Vaginal dryness causes problems for many women. In this article, Nicci Talbot deals with this very common problem.
Hormones play a key role in our well-being and we tend to take their function for granted until changes occur and our bodies start to respond differently.
Not wanting sex or feeling sexual is normal throughout life. Sexual energy is influenced by how well we feel, what’s happening in our lives, hormone levels and how connected we are to our bodies.
Nicci Talbot gives expert and in depth sexual health advice about how to deal with Vaginismus.
A closer look at why Kegel exercises are so beneficial to women's and men's health.
An in-depth look at Kegel exercise balls, why they're health beneficial and how to use them.