Tag Archives: sexual

In Brief: DHEA and Sexual Functioning in Premenopausal Women

Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)  is a steroid hormone produced by humans.  It functions as a metabolic intermediate in the biosynthesis of the androgen and estrogen sex steroids.   In a recent study, presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), researchers reported that DHEA treatment was associated with improvements in sexual function in… Read More »

Vaginal O-Shots or Orgasm Shots to Treat Female Sexual Dysfuntion and Stimulate Orgasm Is a Big NO-NO

Vaginal shots to improve orgasm. (Photo Credit: Unplash) While we were just getting over the labial puff or labia fillers and vaginal rejuvenation, here comes the O-shots for Vagina. It is said that Dr Charles Runels develop the procedure in the US and the O-shots aka Orgasm shots have become very popular ever since. Increased… Read More »

Managing sexual and survival risks: the impact of inequity and stigma on Jamaican MSM and transwomen

Two recent qualitative studies highlight Jamaican men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender (trans) women’s heightened vulnerability to HIV. These groups are at higher risk of infection as a result of various socioeconomic inequalities — homelessness, lack of employment, the criminalisation of same-sex practices and high levels of stigma and violence. As a… Read More »