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Here’s what you need to know about PMDD, or Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder.
From improving emotional regulation to enhancing gratitude, mindfulness can work wonders for your relationships.
Menopause comes with lots of changes that can alter our sexual desire and functions.
What do we lose by relegating our ob/gyn to a trip every few years?
Here’s a thorough introduction to charting and tracking your fertility—and using it for birth control.
A biologist verifies whether or not aphrodisiacs truly exist.
There are myriad types of professional help for intimacy-related issues. We break it down.
Here are nine reasons for a disrupted menstrual cycle, other than pregnancy.
Sexual trauma can change how we experience our bodies, our desires, and our sense of self. But there are ways to heal.
Let’s take a closer look at what emergency contraception is — and what it isn’t.
Here are a few things you can do to keep your vagina happy and healthy.
Here are six preventative measures you can take to ward off a UTI.
A primer on vulvodynia, a frustrating condition without a concrete cause.
Sex with a soft penis can be wonderful.
Is Vyleesi effective and safe? Will women even use it?
Makeup sex can be hot, but it’s a red flag if you’re relying on anger to get you off every time.
There’s science behind our gasps and moans and screams.
PrEP isn’t just for gay men.
Is size an essential factor of really good vaginal sex? Yes and no.
Lubricant infused with CBD can help ease tense pelvic muscles.
In a world filled with ads for “vaginal hygiene products,” it’s important to be in the know.
Vaginal dryness doesn’t have to mark the end of your sex life.
How to prepare for terminating a pregnancy.
The clitoris can be reached through anal sex. Cue the gasps.
Pheromones are invisible chemicals that can affect who we’re attracted to. Here’s why.