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IDEAL MARRIAGE: ROMANTIC LOVE – UNDERSTANDING OF THE FRAILTIES OF HUMAN NATURE

Those who truly love one another have infinite faith in the durability of their love, and this faith itself contributes to its own realization. An intelligent and genuinely romantic husband and wife will wish each other to have the same freedom of association and action in marriage as before it, and no amount of conviviality […]

WHAT SHOULD YOU KNOW ABOUT YOUR SEX THERAPIST

It’s important to realize that, unlike some other professions, there is no one university degree that a sex therapist has which will tell you he or she is trained, qualified or experienced. Sex therapists have vastly different levels of training and experience. And they come with different professional educations and degrees: Some are medical doctors; […]

ERECTION PROBLEMS: THE PELVIC STEAL TEST

Pelvic steal is a disheartening syndrome that works like this: A man gets a full erection, but when he starts to have intercourse, his arteries sabotage him. The buttocks and leg muscles used in intercourse demand oxygen from the blood to nourish their movement, so they steal blood away from the penis. In a man […]

CONTROL YOUR EJACULATION: THE SQUEEZE TECHNIQUE

The other way to treat early ejaculation is with the squeeze technique. A man starts this method with masturbation, and then, when successful, progresses to intercourse. The squeeze technique is similar to the stop-start method, with one important difference: When a man senses he is going to ejaculate, he puts his first and second fingers […]

SURGERY CAN CAUSE ERECTION PROBLEMS

Any operation involving a part of the body necessary for erection can cause potency problems if it disturbs crucial arteries and nerves. The following operations have the greatest potential for causing erection problems. Prostate Surgery The prostate is strategically located—it’s surrounded by nerves that control the penis, and arteries necessary for erection are close by. […]

ERECTION PROBLEMS: STRESS

Getting back to William, it is clear that stress is a major force in his life right now. It wouldn’t surprise him if someone pointed out that his high-pressured existence could affect his sleep, his eating patterns, his digestion and the way he does his job. But his sex life? Never. Despite the breakneck pace […]

CONSTIPATION

Older people often claim that they are constipated. It is difficult to define what is “normal” when it comes to bowel habits. Perhaps you were brought up at a time when ideas about bowel movements led to some unhealthy practices, such as the use of cathartics (purges) and laxatives. Many people grew up with the […]

FEVER

The body regulates its temperature to maintain a steady state and when it becomes excessively cold or warm damage can occur. We associate fever with illness; usually the illness causing the raised temperature is short-lived and improves with or without medication. In the older individual especially, an elevated temperature may have a number of causes, […]

COLONOSCOPY

To understand the nature of many disorders, physicians often “peek” through the openings such as the mouth, nose, throat, and anus. With technological advances it has become easier and less uncomfortable to insert highly sensitive instruments along these passages. The instruments are called by the name of the orifice that they enter. The name of […]

X-RAYS

Most people at some time in their lives have had a roentgenogram or X-ray. These images of the body allow physicians to see what is happening within the abdomen, chest, bones, and skull. They permit the diagnosis of different kinds of illnesses, and some may have to be repeated to follow the results of treatment. […]