Friday, April 19, 2024

Sexplained

Kegel For Men Too!

Dear Helen, I’ve heard of Kegel exercises for women but are there Kegel exercises for men? - Dennis Dear Dennis, Kegel exercises are for both men and women since both sexes have pelvic floor muscles that can benefit from strengthening as we age. You’d do them the same way. Just pretend you’re stopping yourself from passing urine (having a pee) without clenching your buttocks. If you move

sexplained

Do you have a query or need information on contraception, and sexual health, and want anonimity? Sexplained provides you with the education and information you need from Helen Knox, a qualified Nurse and published author of Sexplained books. Reach her at sexplainedbarbados@gmail.com

CaCnacnecreO r Tf h Teh eP e Pneinsi

CaCnacnecreO r Tf h Teh eP e Pneinsi Dear Helen, Cancer is a disease that affects many organs. How does a man get cancer of the penis?- SL Dear SL, Dear SL, Rather than reinvent the information, here is what the United Kingdom’s NHS (National Health Service) website says: “Roughly half of all penile cancers are caused by certain types of a virus called human papillomavirus (HPV)”.

Cold Sore Vs Herpes

Dear Helen, What is the difference between a cold sore and herpes. On the mouth they kinda look the same, don’t they? - Anderson. Dear Anderson, Cold sores and herpes look the same because they are from within the same family of viruses. Cold sores are most commonly associated with HSV1 or Herpes Simplex Virus 1. Genital herpes is most commonly associated with HSV2 or Herpes Simplex Virus 2.

Why The Odour After Sex?

Dear Helen, I read somewhere in a publication that was more than 10 years old that bacterial vaginosis is quite common in women and may not be easily recognised by doctors. Does that still hold true today? Also, with BV, why is there a bad odour after sex? - Catherine Dear Catherine, Dear Catherine, When it comes to BV (bacterial vaginosis) I think it depends on the doctor you see and whether

Kegel For Men Too!

Dear Helen, I’ve heard of Kegel exercises for women but are there Kegel exercises for men? - Dennis Dear Dennis, Kegel exercises are for both men and women since both sexes have pelvic floor muscles that can benefit from strengthening as we age. You’d do them the same way. Just pretend you’re stopping yourself from passing urine (having a pee) without clenching your buttocks. If you move

sexplained

Do you have a query or need information on contraception, and sexual health, and want anonimity? Sexplained provides you with the education and information you need from Helen Knox, a qualified Nurse and published author of Sexplained books. Reach her at sexplainedbarbados@gmail.com

CaCnacnecreO r Tf h Teh eP e Pneinsi

CaCnacnecreO r Tf h Teh eP e Pneinsi Dear Helen, Cancer is a disease that affects many organs. How does a man get cancer of the penis?- SL Dear SL, Dear SL, Rather than reinvent the information, here is what the United Kingdom’s NHS (National Health Service) website says: “Roughly half of all penile cancers are caused by certain types of a virus called human papillomavirus (HPV)”.

Cold Sore Vs Herpes

Dear Helen, What is the difference between a cold sore and herpes. On the mouth they kinda look the same, don’t they? - Anderson. Dear Anderson, Cold sores and herpes look the same because they are from within the same family of viruses. Cold sores are most commonly associated with HSV1 or Herpes Simplex Virus 1. Genital herpes is most commonly associated with HSV2 or Herpes Simplex Virus 2.

Why The Odour After Sex?

Dear Helen, I read somewhere in a publication that was more than 10 years old that bacterial vaginosis is quite common in women and may not be easily recognised by doctors. Does that still hold true today? Also, with BV, why is there a bad odour after sex? - Catherine Dear Catherine, Dear Catherine, When it comes to BV (bacterial vaginosis) I think it depends on the doctor you see and whether

Contraceptives For Teens

Dear Helen, I’m sure you must have had this question before, but I hope not recently as I missed a few editions of this magazine. I want to talk to my granddaughter about contraceptives, and want to be able to make sense of all the information out there. What can I tell her are the best or safest types to use? She is 17 now and will soon be 18. I don’t know for sure if she is sexually active