The first step to learning how to manage anxiety is to recognize what defines it.
Employing the right coping strategies, you can have a fulfilling love life with social phobia.
Here are 8 strategies that will help you avoid being distracted during sex.
Here are 8 strategies that will help you avoid being distracted during sex.
Folding in kink and BDSM play can help soothe anxious feelings and release shame.
Folding in kink and BDSM play can help soothe anxious feelings and release shame.
When does feeling anxious become an anxiety disorder? And how does that affect your libido?
College students may have access to free counseling services right at school.
Research indicates that meditation and related practices can benefit both the brain and body.
Feeling anxious or depressed? You have treatment options (even when you're pregnant).
While mental health issues can be treated, it’s estimated more the 40 percent don’t seek help.
Emotional impulsivity can profoundly affect your sexual health and general well-being.
Emotional impulsivity can profoundly affect your sexual health and general well-being.
Here's what you can say and do to lessen the pressure surrounding stress-induced ED.
While it may be natural to shy away from certain situations, avoidance can be a serious problem.
While it may be natural to shy away from certain situations, avoidance can be a serious problem.
Starting up new relationships can be stressful, but there are effective strategies that help.
Lifestyle habits of men with erectile dysfunction also factor into mental health, a study says.
Lifestyle habits of men with erectile dysfunction also factor into mental health, a study says.
Lifestyle habits of men with erectile dysfunction also factor into mental health, a study says.
Take a look at some simple ways to combat stressors in your everyday life.
Some pressure can be good, but when it's not, it can have a significant impact on your health.
Many people feel anxious while pregnant, but there are tools to help.
Everyone fails to climax from time to time. There's no reason to panic if it happens.
Know the differences between these two mental health conditions and how to handle them.
As we change the clocks, get ready for your sex life to take a hit from the winter blues.
If you connect productivity to your self-esteem, your mental and sexual health may suffer.
You may be struggling to climax for a variety of reasons, but you can make behavioral changes.
Here are 5 tips to help you crush a first date and remind yourself that you're a great catch.
Stressing about medical conditions you've not been diagnosed with could make you feel worse.
Where should we draw the line between 'taking the edge off' and prescribing our own medication?
From self-care to sexual health, there's a lot to learn from your own inner dialogue.
More than art for art's sake, it's simple, expressive and might help your anxiety or depression.
If you're an HSP, it can change how you experience external stimuli, especially during sex.
Evidence-based strategies addressing personal and structural factors can save lives.
Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED) is more than just 'getting angry.'
This mindfulness practice may help alleviate insomnia, chronic pain, anxiety and depression.
No, you're not imagining it, there's a lot happening to your body each month.
‘Hours of my life have been spent on my bathroom floor, pulling my pubic hair out with tweezers’
With impressive accuracy, trained canines can sniff out all kinds of illnesses in humans.
Impulsivity, difficulty focusing, libido issues, inability to climax and ED are just the start.
A sleep test in a laboratory can be inconvenient, but it can accurately identify your disorder.
Here's how to nail this highly intense, multiplayer sexual experience—even if you're nervous.
Here's how to nail this highly intense, multiplayer sexual experience—even if you're nervous.
Here's how to nail this highly intense, multiplayer sexual experience—even if you're nervous.
HS is a painful, little-known skin condition that requires a commitment to care.
Avoidant restrictive food intake disorder is much more than picky eating.
The reasons are many, but it's probably not the best long-term habit.
Difficulty reaching orgasm and ejaculating may have a mental or emotional reason.
PPD is a common but often isolating experience. Help from others can make all the difference.
This treatment may be helpful for men struggling with ED due to psychological reasons.
PPD is surprisingly common in men, but it often goes undiagnosed.
When trust in the world is broken, we may no longer trust our own paths forward.
If this important chemical messenger is out of balance, libido and mental health can suffer.
Insomnia is a constant struggle, but committing to sleep hygiene and mindfulness can help.
Dreaming is a natural part of your slumber cycle, but too much might indicate a disorder.
For people without the physical affection they need, touch practitioners can come to the rescue.
While PMS begins before menstruation, PCS symptoms can appear anytime.
Trauma-based fear can cause a communication breakdown between you and your partner.
An extra set of eyes can help alleviate anxiety during a sensitive examination or procedure.
A negative view of your body could have a negative impact on your erections.
When male breast tissue proliferates, erectile dysfunction can result. The reasons are complex.
Treating mental health is hard enough, but assembling the best medical team can be overwhelming.
You're going to want to set a reminder for this.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder can't always be seen from the outside.
The herb is thought to help with anxiety and moodiness.
The reason may not matter in the moment, but sometimes ED is the exception, not the rule.
Learning to breathe can enhance your own sexual experience and your partner's, too.
When you feel like your world is out of control, regular workouts may help.
Without quality zzz's, your libido may take a break.
For anxious people, returning to a well-loved program unlocks all kinds of benefits.
Even if the physiological side is good to go, the psychological side can battle the bulge.
Awkward? Shy? Here are some tips for kickstarting copulation for the self-conscious.
Don't waste it—your day off might be just what the doctor ordered.
Nobody can avoid stressors, but eliminate the ones you can and deal better with those you can't.
When you just can't shake yeast overgrowth, your mood may be next to go.
There are multiple techniques you can use to self-regulate as you process intense emotions.
As if you didn't have enough on your plate—your skin may be acting up, too.
Bust your sexual anxiety by tackling internalized fatphobia.
Romantic aloofness can be an effective dating strategy—sometimes.
The conditions conspire to create what may seem to be an insurmountable twosome. It's not.
Can you suffer from the damage of past generations? In a word, yes.
Weird vibes? Strange turns-of-phrase? How to tell a therapist isn't the right fit for you.
No, you're not imagining it—dry spells can affect your mental and physical well-being.
Stress can be detrimental to mother and baby, but these expert tips can help.
There is no universal 'best' sleeping position—there are pros and cons to each.
If the season has been anything but merry and bright, you aren't alone.
What are the symptoms, causes and consequences, and what can you do about it?
To ensure a better sex life for everyone, society must evolve past patriarchal views.
With so much data flying around, it's time we got a year-end status update on the pandemic.
Advanced technology can offer real-life scenarios in a virtual setting.
You may think you know this disease, but even the experts are changing their minds.
When bathroom urges regularly interrupt your nightly rest, it's time to take some action.
Cortisol is essential in regulating your nervous system, but there's such a thing as too much.
Sleep can be an ongoing challenge, but there are medications and lifestyle changes that work.
From dance clubs to the therapist's couch, Special K leads the psychedelic therapy revolution.
What those intrusive thoughts are trying to accomplish and what to do about them.
Why do we expect our psychiatrists to be miracle workers?
Medication is simply one of many tools that can help you to better manage your mental health.
When overthinking gets in the way of intimacy, it's time to take a step back.
If you prefer a nonpharmaceutical option, TMS should be high on your options list.
Ringing in your ears may sound like no big deal, but there could be worse to come.
A horrible boss can quickly turn into a horrible nightmare, even causing PTSD symptoms.
The invasive procedure is only available as a last resort for treatment-resistant patients.
Most people feel euphoria when they orgasm, but those with sexual anhedonia aren't so lucky.
Introduce nature into your home and office to improve your mental health and well-being.
The start-stop method can help men overcome premature ejaculation.
The professor and psychiatrist leaves a long legacy of groundbreaking research.
Being anorexic, bulimic or having binge eating disorder could cause penis problems.
10 million Americans have an impulse to pull out their hair—this is not a rare condition.
It's all good when celebs support a cause, but it shouldn't be all about them.
SRPE, a rare disorder, can be uncomfortable, but it shouldn't affect your sexual function.
Approved in 1946, this vaccine has saved lives for 75 years. Make sure to get one.
Your fight-or-flight response is always on, you're irritable, paranoid and you can't sleep.
Put down that cup of joe. Try these instead and cut down on the jitters.
The challenges of finding the right specialist depends on your diagnosis, history and goals.
The actress shares how she rebuilt her life after sexual abuse and assault.
An easily overlooked nutritional deficiency can seriously starve the brain.
You might accept your own post-traumatic stress, but other people could be less understanding.
Your baby needs a lot of attention, but you deserve some, too.
A daily routine can aid the mind, body and soul—and maybe ease erectile dysfunction symptoms.
The causes of ED often differ between older and younger guys, but the effects are the same.
Those fluttering kick-like feelings are very real and can occur long after pregnancy.
Dissociative identity disorder allows me to deal with my trauma, without being alone.
Listen to your body. Irregular menstruation could be signaling that something else is wrong.
Managing both conditions comes down to common sense. Talking to your doctor is a great start.
Experts explain six simple practices that can help you feel less anxious every day.
Therapeutic interventions, diet and exercise may help you overcome mental health conditions.
Psychedelics may be more effective than traditional drugs for some psychiatric conditions.
Though rarely discussed, antenatal depression may affect as many as 1 in 10 pregnant women.
Can routines like qigong and tai chi help people coping with trauma or other crises?
When anxiety becomes compulsive, seek help to learn how to embrace uncertainty.
There may be a good reason for why your internal clock doesn’t always work the way you want.
It's the little things that mean the most to help with this common, yet devastating, illness.
According to recent studies, coffee can actually help with premenstrual pain and bloating.
Hormonal contraceptives can help ease mood disorders. Sadly, the opposite can also be true.
The McCord List creator faced health complications along with COVID-19 restrictions.
Complaining that your job drives you crazy might not be hyperbole— it could be a warning sign.
Having sex can be a great stress reliever, but it may not be the best way to cope with problems.
Mental health issues can deliver a double whammy to erectile function, so weigh your options.
If you suffer from depression, antidepressants can be a lifesaver. But do they pose risks?
Changes to the central nervous system’s pain response can cause anxiety and depression.
No matter your age, getting walked in on while you're pleasuring yourself feels weird.
Everyone's on edge these days, but did you know that how you breathe can help ground you?
A newly dubbed condition has emerged from patient forums and is entering the mainstream.
Some women experience more than just physical pain at that time of the month.
Research indicates a direct link between what we eat and how we feel.
Just as your needs may change, so should your mental health care.
One mental illness can invite another, but why, and what can you do about it?
There's a direct link between personal hygiene, self-esteem and mental health.
Talk to your doctor about therapeutic interventions and lifestyle adjustments.
CPPS hurts, especially during erections and climaxes, which can cause an aversion to intimacy.
The road to mental health recovery is long, and dating along the way brings its own challenges.
Depression and anxiety can cause ED, and vice versa, so tackling mental obstacles is vital.
Try this step-by-step process to identify what's really going on.
It’s not just a hot topic: It’s a real practice that often hurts those it claims to serve.
A sex educator discusses why therapy can be good for you and your loved ones.
With reflection and communication, your sex life can transform into a validating experience.
This disorder can leave you feeling disconnected from yourself and the world around you.
Losing a pregnancy doesn’t have to mean the end of your parenthood journey.
Being diagnosed with general anxiety disorder has given my son and me healthy ways to cope.
Hulu's film 'False Positive' is just the latest in a long line of gestational terror.
Mental struggles can impact your bedroom performance. Here's how to get out of your head.
Experts say we might be staying on these medications for years longer than we should.
More than 'zoning out,' dissociation during sex can prevent intimacy and pleasure.
You've bared your soul to your therapist, but seeing them buy milk and TP might be too much.
As FDA trials progress, there's some key info to know about this (potential) path forward.
We all know activity is good for you, but what is it that makes you feel so mentally refreshed?
There’s still hope, even if you feel like you’ve tried everything.
You want to look your best, but there are costs to getting the perfect selfie.
Your partner is struggling beyond your ability to help, but refuses to go to therapy. What now?
You have no problem with giving, so what's stopping you from receiving?
If you're sprinting past the finish line too quickly, consider these lesser-known causes of PE.
Everyone gets overwhelmed sometimes, but chronic stress can be a literal downer for guys.
Learning how to deal with this common penile birth defect can be a lifelong process.
Polycystic ovary syndrome is scientifically linked to depression and anxiety.
The two identities often come in conflict with one another at their points of intersection.
Penile dysmorphic disorder is real, and so are its potential effects on your sex life.
Being aware of and prepared for FCR can help you overcome and even avoid this condition.
The decision to take medication for ADHD wasn't easy, but for me, it was the right one.
An estimated 2.2 million adults in the U.S. have it—effective treatments are available.
Educating yourself about menopause can help you better embrace this new stage of life.
Creating a supportive lifestyle is one of the best investments you can make in yourself.
This painful condition can be debilitating, but getting back to your life is possible.
Overcoming divorce’s mental health impacts can help you move on without emotional baggage.
Which of the three styles are you? Define your relationship needs to find the right partner.
Anxiety is more than a mental illness—it can easily become a third wheel.
Misunderstanding of this neurodevelopmental condition makes life harder for people with it.
Knowing the process can take the anxiety out of getting tested for erectile dysfunction.
After pandemic life and escalations in racial violence, coping becomes a survival strategy.
Anxiety over cancer recurrence can steal your joy, but there are tools to overcome it.
Are you just a homebody or is it becoming a full-blown phobia?
Depression can leave you feeling unmotivated and sluggish—even in the bedroom.
Mind over matter? Understand the role stress plays in your chances of becoming pregnant.
Addiction can destroy a partnership, but providing support is essential for recovery.
The instability brought on by BPD can encourage promiscuity and risky sexuality.
Doing the right thing for a loved one may not mean playing the hero.
If you have an anxiety disorder, experts say you're at greater risk of developing OCD.
Survivors experience bodily changes that can affect their physical and emotional well-being.
While often talked about as one type of procedure, there are actually options.
There's no one-size-fits-all solution to recovering from sexual trauma. But there is hope.
Sex involves the mind and body, and your orgasm difficulty may have causes rooted in either.
Beyond prostate issues, several other conditions may be causing your frequent bathroom trips.
A traumatic brain injury can significantly impact sexual function, both physically and mentally.
Sudden shifts in emotion are a frustrating side effect of a new life stage. Here’s how to deal.
OCD is a serious mental disorder that can cause stress and interfere with daily activities.
Stress can compromise your immunity and increase the risk of relapse after prostate cancer.
Frank communication with a partner about health is an important aspect of your sex life.
Liven up your workouts, and you can liven up the bedroom as well.
Many men enjoy a few drinks now and then, but such consumption carries sexual side effects.
If you are overwhelmed by nightmares, flashbacks, anxiety or dark thoughts, try these solutions.
A new study shows meeting online may only be so helpful for the men most in need of connections.
Hormones may impact your entire body, including your sleep schedule.
A watchful eye and intentional choices can reduce the suffering caused by PTSD.
Sometimes the heart speaks for itself—you should listen if you want to avoid complications.
Ecstasy-based studies enter Phase 3 trials with promising data.
Panic symptoms are more common in smokers, and smoking generally makes panic worse.
Kidney disease can cause sexual problems, but you have options to treat one and avoid the other.
Is your marriage worth saving? If so, marriage counseling might be your way home to each other.
Follow these tips to reduce stress after learning about your condition.
Beat premature ejaculation with gels, sprays and condoms that decrease sensation.
For people diagnosed with HIV or AIDS, 'normal' is significantly more complicated to define.
Learn what you can do to maintain your erections so diabetes won't wreck your love life.
It's a vague diagnosis, but if your low libido is disrupting your life, it may be worth a check.
So, like, what happens when you get stuck inside a vagina?
And why falling asleep with a partner after sex can create a big divide.
Could reliving past trauma be the secret to recovering from it?
If you have a loved one with GAD, offering relief can improve life for both of you.
Identifying the links between erectile dysfunction and sleep issues can help you with both.
Treating one condition can often help with the other—if you're willing to talk about them.
Get out of your own head and back into the bedroom by making positive changes in your life.
Experiencing a shocking or terrifying event can have a lasting effect on your sexual health.
Moving about the office or home a little at a time will make your body and brain thank you.
Without enough sleep, all aspects of your health can suffer. But how much is enough?
You already have all the mental tools needed to calm a panic attack—just be ready to use them.
Cannabis can help you regain your sexual mojo in a number of ways.
Taking SSRIs doesn’t have to wreck your sex life.
Supporting a loved one is important, but practicing self-care is essential to your well-being.
Mental and emotional issues can be as much of a struggle in the bedroom as outside of it.
Reports that the doses are impacting menstruation raise old concerns about women’s health.
If you've ever wondered, 'Will my penis fit in there,' it's best to assume the answer is no.
You may think ejaculating before playing sports is bad. Science has a different answer.
For guys concerned about their performance, every minute matters.
With some planning, you can enjoy time out on the town with loved ones, regardless of IBS.
Here’s what you need to know about vaginismus, which can cause sex to be painful or impossible.
How much does your state of mind shape your sexual health?
How much does your state of mind shape your sexual health?
Exercise may be the best medicine for your body. But how effective is it to fight substance use?
Here are ways to recognize and treat depression—in yourself or someone you know.
Depression can affect your body as much as your brain, so treat all aspects of the disorder.
A clinical diagnosis of panic disorder opens the doors to treatment and recovery.
Understanding therapeutic strategies can help you help a loved one battle panic disorder.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) creates obstacles for sex, but wise choices can mitigate them.
Minimizing anxiety and distress reduces the negative mental health impacts for patients.
Empathy and openness in discussing both physical and psychological issues are essential.
Erectile dysfunction can affect your emotions and mental state, but you can deal with it.
Given the connection between mental health and ED, it's no surprise treating one treats both.
This method of treating PTSD optimizes brain processing using memories and eye movements.
Addressing one condition can help with the other, but only if you speak up.
Seeking treatment for PTSD may help prevent premature dementia and hypertension in older adults.
Coping with cancer is daunting. Learning about the next steps and hopeful outcomes can help.
Choose from countless forms of exercise and meditation for a regular anti-anxiety boost.
Post-traumatic stress is a life-altering anxiety disorder affecting millions of females
Coping skills are essential to navigating fertility issues effectively.
Left untreated, anxiety can lead to serious long-term physical and mental health complications.
Healing after sexual trauma is not straightforward, but it is possible.
Exercise can reduce the symptoms of PTSD and improve sufferers' quality of life.
PTSD can affect anyone, so it's important people are aware of the stages they may go through.
Depression is manageable, but avoiding treatment can undermine every aspect of your life.
Meditation is a risk-free way to improve many conditions, and it may be easier than you think.
Anxiety and other aspects of mental health can be complicated to track or articulate.
It's normal to feel down sometimes when caring for a newborn. But at what point is it dangerous?
Your body and mind go through a lot during 'the fourth trimester.' Pay attention to them.
Identifying the link between ADHD and erectile dysfunction can help determine treatment.
These tools and techniques may help alleviate the devastating effects of PTSD symptoms.
Herpes can't be cured, but you can treat cold sores caused by the virus.
Depression is a complex root cause of erectile dysfunction, but some simple changes can help.
Inhale. Exhale. This mindful technique may be the answer.
Use our guide of do's and don'ts to get the care you need while caring for someone else.
Post-delivery, it's easy to feel pressured to get back at it—but your partner will have to deal.
Chronic depression and anxiety can be a struggle to live with, but there are ways to cope.
Millions of people struggle with depression and anxiety. Both disorders, luckily, are treatable.
Depression and anxiety can affect every aspect of your life. Getting treatment can help.
Millions of Americans are impacted by depression and anxiety every year.
Lifestyle changes and proper treatments could help get you in the mood.
It's not all in your head when it comes to ED, but some of it might be.
Men can hurt after an abortion, too—sometimes with serious psychological ramifications.
Few conditions are as stigmatized as mental illness, but that's because misinformation abounds.
Much more than just 'having a bad day,' these conditions are serious and worth knowing about.
Understanding what lies behind mental health issues is just the first step in the battle.
Feeling depressed? Forget the social stigma and get help—for your body as much as your mind.
The metabolic process affects how you process food and plays a role in a healthy libido.
Reducing anxiety is critical in PTSD treatment, and there are countless ways to get started.
Life with OCD is difficult, but your sex life doesn't need to suffer.
Finding the right PTSD treatment can restore your sleep cycle and help rein in your symptoms.
Erectile dysfunction may be unknown territory for some men, but time is a great guide.
A clinical setting isn't a big turn-on, so use our tips for getting this important job done.
A sudden panic attack can be daunting, but you have ways to cope.
The answer depends on your situation and comfort level. There's no right or wrong way.
When grieving a lost relationship, common practices definitely work, but so do new techniques.
Take back control of your life and your depression with the right stress management tactics.
Stigma is the main killjoy holding back anyone with a stoma from enjoying time in the bedroom.
Relationships can be terrifying when you have social anxiety. Banish the fear and trust romance.
There's no stopping your changing body, but you don't have to lose all the aspects you love.
COVID-19 has put us all on edge. Can we ever get back to normal?
Flashbacks, guilt, fear and avoidance can all be signs telling you to seek a doctor's diagnosis.
Though LGBTQIA+ people have come far in public acceptance, there's still a lot of work ahead.
Knowing when to seek treatment is essential to prevent depression from controlling your life.
Intimacy after surgery isn't out of the question, it just takes work.
If you've thought about getting an IUD but feel a little unsure, here are some considerations.
Attitudes about sex have evolved significantly—so, too, should the attitude toward herpes.
If your past is weighing you and your sex life down, it's time to stop facing it alone.
The link may not be direct, but chronic stress can affect your menstrual cycle. Find out how.
And why do we only ever talk about blue balls?
Searching for a solution to painful sex, I tried vagina botox.
This is definitely not your grandmother's sex-therapy session.
Sex, diet, exercise, stress, genetics and medications can all affect a person's body odor.
There may be reasons for the rumors, but no actual proof that vasectomies contribute to ED.
Herpes is one of the most common STDs in the world. Here are facts about living with the virus.
Post-traumatic stress disorder can upend life for patients and those who love them.
Performance anxiety can happen to the best of us. But it doesn't have to get the best of us.
Today, we know more about both erectile dysfunction and depression than we ever have.
It's a remarkably common phenomenon, but some PE cases may be more problematic than others.
Frequent anxiety can wreak havoc on your sex life, unless you learn to overcome it.
Feeling stressed? You're not alone. Know the facts, so you can live a better life.
Go for that cup of Joe. A study says your body just might thank you for it.
Feeling yourself up is more likely to cause anxiety than deliver a breast cancer diagnosis.
ED doesn’t have to kill the moment, if you know what to say and do when it happens.
Feeling down can impact your interest in getting down. Here, how to reignite the spark.
Awareness-based meditating can provide a different perspective on your sex life—and improve it.
Keep irritable bowel syndrome at bay and your social life active with five helpful tips.
Studies have found correlation between PTSD and ED, so coping with one may help with the other.
Coming out as bi is a big step. Find out how to do it with self-confidence and pride.
Having less sex does not have to be part of the natural order of aging.
Copper IUDs may be the cause behind your pain and bloat.
As long as your doctor is involved, there are many natural remedies for this common problem.
Ongoing depression during pregnancy and afterward is a common condition. Recognize the signs.
Health pros advocate for disclosure from individuals who have HSV. Some sufferers disagree.
A possible STI is not the end of the world. Keep a level head and act quickly for best results.
For some people, parasomnia can extend much further than just sleepwalking.
Exercising after giving birth can be important to your physical and mental well-being.
Chronic pain impacts more than 1.5 billion people and can cause harm to a healthy sex life.
About 121.5 million adults in the U.S. suffer from heart disease. Many feel its effects in bed.
Post-traumatic stress disorder affects not only those suffering, but also partners and family.
From everyday stress to chronic disorders, your anxiety has a direct impact on your erection.
Don’t let depression dampen your romantic life.
The best sex isn’t just physical—it also comes from the mind.
Transgender individuals aren’t 'other people.' They can be your loved ones, so support them.
Here's how to avoid the dreaded death-grip masturbation syndrome.
Difficult to define and diagnose, narcissism can be a very serious disorder.
Through support and healthy adjustments, you’ll be more equipped for postpartum depression.
If you have perceived ejaculate volume reduction, try these easy steps to address it.
The mind can be as important as a pill or a pump to restore sexual function and well-being.
While there’s no cure, there are mental health tips to help you deal with genital herpes.
Here’s what everyone should know about different types of female orgasms.
Improve your quarantine sex life, while you and your better half endure the pandemic.
Many women expect mood swings during their cycle, but understanding why helps you take control.
While this medical procedure has highly successful outcomes, there are issues to consider.
You should discuss PEVR with your doctor, especially if there’s an underlying condition.
Anxiety is a common problem, and it can affect your libido. Learn how to take back control.