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Tech-ual Arousal: The Future of Technology and Sexual Health

In Female Pelvic Pain, Low-Tone Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Male Pelvic Pain by Rachel Gelman1 Comment

  By Rachel Gelman   We live in a different time. I remember when chat rooms and meeting people from the internet was the plot line for a Lifetime movie. Now, we get in cars driven by strangers and fall in love via sophisticated algorithms and profile pictures. What a time to be alive! It is pretty apparent that technology …

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Come Again? An Orgasm Guide

In Female Pelvic Pain by Stephanie Prendergast6 Comments

  I remember coming of age as a hormonal teen- before the days of google (believe it), hearing whispers about “orgasms”. It was like I went home for summer break with all of my childhood intact and when I came back to school in the fall, my peers were suddenly obsessed. I was bombarded with comments (from both sexes) of …

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PGAD: Separating Fact from Fiction

In Female Pelvic Pain, Male Pelvic Pain by Stephanie Prendergast91 Comments

Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder or PGAD is a condition that’s been sensationalized in the media for years with headlines like “Nurse has 100 Orgasms a Day.” Back in 2012, a few news organizations did cover the condition in a more thoughtful manner after a woman suffering from PGAD committed suicide. But since then the media has resorted to its old …

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Sexual Pain Part II: A Look at the Emotional Side of Things

In Female Pelvic Pain, Male Pelvic Pain by Stephanie PrendergastLeave a Comment

In part one of our blog on sexual pain, we covered many of the physiological issues surrounding sexual pain, in this follow up post, we’re taking a closer look at the emotional side of the things. So what are some of the emotional issues that those with sexual pain face? To answer this question we turned to two experts in the …

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Five Steps to Overcoming Anxiety Around Intercourse

In Female Pelvic Pain, Male Pelvic Pain by Stephanie Prendergast6 Comments

By Guest Blogger: Lorraine Faehndrich “How will I ever be able to have intercourse?” If you’ve struggled with pelvic pain it’s likely that this question is very familiar to you. (Unless of course you’ve been pushing all thoughts of sex and intimacy out of your mind since your symptoms began.) The idea of intercourse or any type of penetration may …