Elderly Sexuality

There is an innovative drug for the treatment of pre-menopausal breast cancer

The advanced breast cancer that occurs in pre-menopause is the main cause of death in women aged between 20 ei 59 years. In Italy, are more than 37. 000 le women diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer , and of these 3. 700 have among 40 and the 49 years . With a view to producing treatments that can improve and extend...

What is menopause?

Larissa is experiencing the menopausal transition, a normal part of aging. It is not a disease or disorder. After the menopausal transition, many women feel relieved they no longer have to worry about painful periods, cramps, or getting pregnant. Some women don't have any trouble with menopausal symptoms. For others, the menopausal transition can bring hot flashes, trouble sleeping, moodiness and irritability, pain during sex,...

Changes in intimacy and sexuality in Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer's care giving Alzheimer’s disease can cause changes in intimacy and sexuality in both a person with the disease and the caregiver. The person with Alzheimer’s may be stressed by the changes in his or her memory and behaviors. Fear, worry, depression, anger, and low self-esteem (how much the person likes himself or herself) are common. The person may become dependent and cling to you....

Hot flashes: What can I do?

African American and Hispanic women get hot flashes for more years than white and Asian women. Hot flashes, a common symptom of the menopausal transition, are uncomfortable and can last for many years. When they happen at night, hot flashes are called night sweats. Some women find that hot flashes interrupt their daily lives. The earlier in life hot flashes begin, the longer you may...

Signs and symptoms of menopause

Women may have different signs or symptoms at menopause. That’s because estrogen is used by many parts of your body. As you have less estrogen, you could have various symptoms. Many women experience very mild symptoms that are easily treated by lifestyle changes, like avoiding caffeine or carrying a portable fan to use when a hot flash strikes. Some women don’t require any treatment...

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Nearly 1 in 3 young men in the US report having no sex, study finds: News at IU: Indiana University

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Researchers from Indiana University say that nearly 1 in 3 U.S. men, ages 18 to 24, reported no sexual activity in...

What is the “normal” frequency of sex?

It’s human nature to wonder whether you are having more or less sex than others. But it’s a difficult question to answer. Many factors can...