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Sex Education - Symptom, Treatment And Causes

Sex education is an instruction therapy on issues related to human sexual behaviours, which can include emotional responsibilities and relations, sexual activities, the age of consent, human sexual anatomy, reproductive rights, reproductive age, birth control, safe sex and also about issues related to sexual abstinence.

Sex education that encompasses all these aspects as mentioned above, is known as comprehensive sex education. The common pathways of receiving sex education are caregivers, parents, public health campaigns and formal school programs for the students. Adolescent men and women in many traditional cultures were not provided with any information pertaining to sexual matters, where discussion on sex was being considered as a taboo. Instructions about sex were traditionally left to the parents of the child, and these discussions were generally kept postponed until just the day before the marriage of the child.

However, the progressive movement on human rights and education during the 19th century led to the introduction of social hygiene in the North American school curriculums, which is the advent of sex education on a global platform. The need for sex education was also heightened by the increasing incidence of teenage pregnancies, particularly in the western part of the world after the 1960s.

As a part of the effort of each country to reduce such pregnancies, extensive programs on sex education were programmed and also introduced, which was initially strongly opposed by parents and also by the religious groups. Later with the AIDS outbreak, which became a global issue, gave a new sense of urgency to this stream of education. Sex education was used as a vital public health strategy for fighting this deadly disease in many African, Asian and South American countries.

Today sex education is taught informally, such as when someone receives information about sex and sexual behaviours and risks from a conversation with friends, parents, religious leaders or even through the media. Sex education in this modern world can also be delivered by magazine advice columnists, sex self-help authors, sex columnists, or several multilingual sex education websites. In India, there are several programs which promote sex education which includes information on AIDS in public education, schools and advertising campaigns. One major controversy in the realm of sex education is whether sex education should also involve LGBT and their rights can be included into the school curriculums. LGBT sex education involves safe sex practices among gay, lesbians and transsexual persons and general information on homosexuality.

However, it is an unfortunate story, that only 20% of the LGBT students have heard anything positive about their LGBT community, and so it seems that LGBT students are more likely to hear something positive about LGBT people from social studies and history classes rather than from sex educators as of date.

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Anal Breathing - Know The Method!

Dr. Sharath Kumar C 92% (1311 ratings)
Ph.D (Male Infertility), M.S (Infertility), D.G.L.S, D.R.C.O.G, C.Sc., D.M.R.D, M.B.B.S
Sexologist, Bangalore
Anal Breathing - Know The Method!
Anal breathing is the beginner s version of Tao s Qi Gong. It focuses on the lower portion of the body. Anal breathing helps young men and boys suffering from critical sex problems such as impotence and weak erection. The knowledge of anal breathing is passed by the Tao masters of China thousands of years ago. This method aims at enhancing the bio-energy flow from the conception vessel and Governor's vessel. Once the technique is mastered, it can fetch rich benefits to people suffering from sexual problems. How is anal breathing done? The procedure starts with a simple exercise of the butt. While urination, light pressure needs to be applied to the bladder by pushing the ankles and the heels upward and squeeze the buttocks against the anus and the tailbone. This will stop urination by contracting the PC muscles and the prostate gland. This, in turn, makes the buttock muscles trigger the s4-s2 muscles to close the prostate-bladder outlet. Similar width of the shoulder and the leg should be maintained at all times while performing this technique. Slight pressure should be exerted against the bladder and the buttocks should be contracted against the tailbone until it becomes warm. The contraction of the butt should be synchronized with the inhalation. While inhaling, it should be ensured that the muscle of the tailbone-anus should be contracted towards the spine. The air should be sucked into the spine, anus and the tailbone of an individual. The sensation of the air getting into the anus is known as anal breathing. Tips to contract the muscles: Beginners have a tendency to contract the anal muscles harder than necessary. Hard contractions end up in doing more harm than good. With more practice, it is possible to master the procedure of contracting the tailbone-anus muscles thereby improving the quality of the erection. The pressure applied to the bladder should be very less. The pressure should be such that the relaxation and the expansion of the prostate and the PC muscles happen smoothly. In case a person possesses a weak prostate or PC muscle, it is advised that he consumes herbs such as the Patricia, Pyrrosia, dianthus etc. Check the reservoir: If the morning erection is no more felt or there is a feeling of fatigue in an individual, the testosterone percentage may be extremely low or non-existent. It is the testosterone that produces nitric oxide to empower erection. If testosterone is lagging in a person, it is advised that necessary measures are taken to build up testosterone levels in the body. This could be done by hormonal therapy, consumption of herbs, medications and such other ways.
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सुरक्षित सेक्स के सुनिश्चित तरीके

Dr. B K Kashyap 88% (10 ratings)
Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Allahabad
सुरक्षित सेक्स के सुनिश्चित तरीके
सुरक्षित सेक्स के सुनिश्चित तरीके रिश् ते शुरू होते हैं, रिश् ते खत् म हो जाते हैं। लेकिन एक रिश् ता ऐसा होता है जो वक् त के साथ-साथ और गहरा हो जाता है। वो रिश् ता है प् यार और सेक् स का रिश् ता। आकर्षण रिश् ते का बीजारोपण तो कर देता है, लेकिन कितनी दूर तक लेकर जाना है यह आप पर निर्भर करता है। और अगर दोनों अपने रिश् ते को सेक् स तक लेकर जा रहे हैं, तो फिर आपको कुछ बातों का खयाल रखना जरूरी है। क् योंकि बात जब सेक् स की हो तो आप सुरक्षा को नजरअंदाज नहीं करना चाहिये। सेक् स के बारे में बात करें हमारा कहने का अर्थ यह नहीं कि आप अश् लील बातें करने लग जाएं। अगर आप अपने साथी के साथ पहली बार सेक् स करने जा रहे हैं, तो कुछ बातों पर जरूर बात करें। यौन रोग, यौन साथी और अन् य बातों के बारे में बात कर लेनी चाहिये। सेक् स से पहले आप दोनों का एक ही धरातल पर होना जरूरी है। कण् डोम का उपयोग चाहे आप पहली बार संभोग करने जा रहे हों या फिर आप अनुभवी हों, कण् डोम सुरक्षा का सबसे बड़ा जरिया है। यह न केवल आपको अनचाहे गर्भ से बचाता है, बल्कि यह एचआईवी/एड्स और अन् य कई यौन रोगों से भी आपकी रक्षा करता है। ओर हां, एक समय में एक ही कण् डोम पहनें, दो कण् डोम पहनने से आपको नुकसान ही होगा। लुब्रिकेटेड कण् डोम संभोग के लिए लुब्रिकेट कण् डोम ही इस् तेमाल करें। लुब्रिकेशन न सिर्फ कण् डोम को फटने से बचाता है, बल्कि इससे पहनना और इस् तेमाल करना भी आसान होता है। इतना ही नहीं अधिक लुब्रिकेशन से आपकी महिला साथी को संभोग का अधिक आनंद आता है। साथी के लिए रहें वफादार अपने साथी के प्रति वफादार रहकर आप यौन संचारित रोगों के खतरों को कम कर सकते हैं। याद रखें, जब आप किसी साथी के साथ संभोग करते हैं, तो कहीं न कहीं अपरोक्ष रूप से आप उन सब लोगों के साथ जुड़ जाते हैं, जिनके साथ उस व् यक्ति का संबंध रहा है। तो ऐसे में बेहतर है कि आप अपने साथी के प्रति वफादार रहें। कण् डोम फिर भी है जरूरी भले ही आप केवल अपने साथी के साथ ही संबंध बना रहे हों, लेकिन फिर भी कण् डोम का कोई विकल् प नहीं है। और आप इसकी अनदेखी नहीं कर सकते। शराब से फैसले पर असर कई गलत फैसले शराब और ड्रग् स के प्रभाव में लिये जाते हैं। तो सेक् सुअल क्रिया से पहले और दौरान अल् कोहल या अन् य नशीले पदार्थों का सेवन न करें। ओरल सेक् स से बचें ओरल सेक् स से कई प्रकार के संक्रमण हो सकते हैं। कई ऐसे उदाहरण भी सामने आये हैं, जब ओरल सेक् स से व् यक्ति को कैंसर होने की बात सामने आयी है। इससे बचने का एक तरीका यह है कि ओरल सेक् स करते हुए आप कण् डोम का उपयोग करें। बाजार में आजकल फ्लेवर कण् डोम उपलब् ध हैं। हां, संभोग के लिए सामान् य लुब्रिकेटेड कण् डोम का ही इस् तेमाल करें। जो न हो पसंद वो न करें सेक् स पूरी तरह से आपकी निजी पसंद का मामला है। किसी प्रकार के दबाव में आकर सेक् स न करें। जब तक आप पूरी तरह से आश् वस् त न हों, इस क्रिया से दूर ही रहें। सुरक्षित रहें, तभी आप बेहतर और आनंददायक सेक् स का आनंद उठा पायेंगे।
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Drinking Is Bad for Sexual Health

Gautam Clinic Pvt Ltd 92% (244 ratings)
Sexologist Clinic
Sexologist, Faridabad
Drinking Is Bad for Sexual Health
Alcohol is a major source of erection problems. A number of people who are hooked on alcohol suffer from brewer`s droop which is a state of male flaccidity that unable people to get erection. Apart from impairing your erection countless studies have shown that alcohol consumption is the major cause of unwise sex which leads to catching infections and STDs. It is true that alcohol can impair judgement and this means that a lot of young people mistake it as something that boost horniness but as is common knowledge you are less likely to enjoy alcohol induced sex as compared to sex while fully sober. Researchers have found that too much alcohol affects both your brain and your penis. In a study conducted by University of Washington it was found that men who didn t consume alcohol were able to achieve an erection more quickly than men who did. While some men were unable to have an erection altogether after consuming alcohol. That`s because boozing before sex can lead to decreased flow to the penis and also reduces the intensity of your orgasm. It means that even if you are able to have sex after having alcohol you are unlikely to enjoy it as much. It is important that alcohol consumption should be kept to a minimum as it impairs your ability to enjoy sex and also can cause health issues on sexual health in the short and long term.
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The Science Of Orgasm - Why Orgasms Feel So Good?

Dr. Yuvraj Arora 91% (1311 ratings)
MD-Pharmacology, MBBS
Sexologist, Delhi
The Science Of Orgasm - Why Orgasms Feel So Good?
The mention of the word "orgasm" is enough to numb your senses. It is like a pleasure trip that nobody wants to end. It gives a person an inexplicable eternal feeling, a climax that most couples wait for with bated breath. As known to all, an orgasm is a zenith of a sexual interaction or intercourse. You will seldom come across a person who doesn't enjoy an orgasm. Sex without an orgasm can be quite dull and boring. Have you ever been intrigued as to why an orgasm feels so good? What is it that makes an orgasm such an enjoyable experience? This article is an attempt to unravel this simple yet important query that has been baffling people for long. An orgasm is a way our body reacts physiologically on being sexually aroused. Though the level of excitement and its impact may vary from person to person, most people (both men and women) feel good and euphoric on reaching an orgasm. There is an interesting science behind this. It is important to mention that the brain plays a pivotal role in an orgasm. As in any other organ of the body, there are numerous nerve endings present in the genitalia. These nerve endings are in turn connected to the brain and the spinal cord via the large nerves. In this regard, the nerves that are instrumental in sending the signals and the stimulation to the brain (different regions of the brain) on being aroused or excited sexually include The Pelvic nerve is responsible for sending signals from the rectum (in both the sexes) and also from the vagina and cervix (women). The Hypogastric nerve is responsible for sending signals from the prostate (men) and also from the uterus and the cervix (women). The Vagus nerve (the longest of the 12 cranial nerve) is only involved in sending the signals from the cervix, uterus, and vagina in women. The Pudendal nerve transmits the signals from the scrotum and penis in men. In women, it transmits the signals from the clitoris. The signals sent to the brain during an orgasm results in its activation, especially the reward circuits or the pleasure center. The pleasure center is responsible for all kinds of pleasurable feelings in a person. The areas mainly affected by the sexual excitement include Amygdala: It is mainly involved in the regulation of emotions like sweating, increased heart rate, and blood pressure. Ventral tegmental area (VTA): It is responsible for the release of the neurotransmitter, Dopamine. Nucleus accumbens: The nucleus accumbens is an important part that controls or regulates the release of dopamine. Others: Cerebellum (maintains and coordinates the muscular activities in the body) and the Pituitary gland (responsible for the release of vasopressin, oxytocin, and beta-endorphins). The arousal, followed by activation, acts as a catalyst which further results in release of neurotransmitters and hormones. The more these neurotransmitters and hormones are released, more pleasure and excitement is experienced during the act.
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Common Sexual Problems In Men And Women!!

Dr. Vp Trivedi 87% (416 ratings)
Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Lucknow
Common Sexual Problems In Men And Women!!
Making love brings an intimacy between the couple that connects them in all ways, not just physical. Couples who do not have a great love life usually do not have a very fulfilling relationship. Though not openly admitted to, sexual problems are very common. Given the private nature of the issue, not many frankly talk about it though. However, sexual problems are quite common and can be attributed to a combination of physical and emotional reasons. Sexual problems can be threatening to the health of the relationship and can break relationships too. Read on to know some of the most common sexual problems in men and women and simple but sure ways to deal with them. Common Sexual Problems in Men Impotence: This is defined as the inability to attain and/or sustain an erection long enough for a satisfying intercourse. Quite a common problem, it can be due to relationship issues, hormonal problems, or performance anxiety. A frank talk with the partner and if required a counseling session can help identify the cause, and the problem seems to disappear. Loss of Libido: This is a loss of arousal or reduced sex drive. This again has a strong physical and psychological component to it. Hypertension, diabetes, stress, hormonal issues, performance anxiety, and relationship issues are some of the reasons for loss of drive. Ejaculation Disorders: Premature ejaculation is the early release of sperm. Retrograde ejaculation is when the sperms are released in the reverse direction back into the bladder. Delayed ejaculation is where there is delayed the release of sperms. There is often an underlying physical reason for this, which if corrected, helps in correcting the issue. Treatment: For most sexual problems, acknowledging is the first step towards effective treatment. There are medications and hormonal supplements which are quite effective. Sex education, frank communication with the partner, and if required counselling is quite effective. Other therapies include hormone replacements, vacuum devices and penile implants. Common Sexual Problems In Women: Decreased Libido: Reduced sexual drive is more common in women than men. This could be due to hormonal issues (menopausal), strained relationships, vaginal and gynecologic infections, pelvic pain, painful sex, uterine disorders, etc. Dyspareunia: Painful sexual intercourse is very common in females, and as much as 75% of women have experienced this during their sex life. Very commonly caused by vaginal dryness, vaginal infections, uterine disorders, UTIs and menopause. This again contributes to reduced libido. Lubricants, topical antibiotics and hormonal supplements can be used in addition to treating the underlying condition. Treatment: For most sexual problems, as noted already, acknowledging and admitting is the first step. Treatment involves addressing underlying physical issues like hormonal imbalance, antibiotics, topical lubricants, etc. Counselling and involving the partner are most effective.
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Popular Questions & Answers

Tell me a serum testosterone test is good at fasting or after eating the food & what is its normal range for 18 year male.

Dr. Imran Khan 86% (3488 ratings)
Bachelor of Unani Medicine & Surgery (B.U.M.S), PGD(Sexual Medicine & Councelling)
Sexologist, Gurgaon
Fasting is a good time to test Serum testosterone lavels. It should be 270-1170 ng/dl. But may vary depending on labs in term of reading units.

I am a healthy adult 25 years, on 17 Feb I had sex with a commercial sex worker and in between my condom breaks and I came to know about this after 45 seconds I guess. What should I do now, currently I am HIV negative.

Dr. Jagmeet Kaur 92% (759 ratings)
MD-Ayurveda,Kayachikitsa(Ayurvedic physician), BAMS, MD
Ayurveda, Jammu
Since you got involved with sex worker, it's always better to go for investigations. For more details consult me.
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Hi I am 38 male. Diabetic since 16 years. Insulin twice a day. Taking tonact and metocard xl 50 as well. My problem is my sexual life is very bad. Even suhagra 50 mg is not working. I am losing interest in sex. I want to have sex but there is no stiffness can some one help me please.

Dr. Samreth 87% (193 ratings)
BLS Curse, PG Diploma In Accupuncture, BHMS
Homeopath, Ernakulam
You contact me to get special medicine for sexual weakness due to diabetes. Pls start doing regular exercise in the morning for 30-40 minutes. Drink more water (3-4ltr/day).

I am 32 years married male, from past 6 months I am feeling low sex desire and worried if I am suffering from ed and pe. Please help.

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
General Physician,
Hi , Thank you for your question. Decrease in sexual desire may be due to may reasons. All cases are not due to erectile dysfunction etc. You need to be evaluated and advised. If you need any further help, feel free to connect with me and I will be happy to assist you.

Health Quizzes

Things that Can Ruin Your Sex Life!

Dr. Mohd Tahir 90% (10 ratings)
Bachelor of Unani Medicine & Surgery (B.U.M.S)
Sexologist, Meerut
Making love earlier in the day can help you bet low libido caused by stress. True or false? Take this quiz to know now.
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Stress And Sex Connection - How Stress Can Ruin Your Sex Life?

Dr. S. Sudhir 87% (10 ratings)
MBBS, MD
Sexologist, Pune
Masturbation, especially for women, is bad if you are stressed. True or False. Take this quiz to know now!
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Male Sexual Health - Know Everything About It!

Dr. A Chakravarthy 88% (92 ratings)
MBBS, MHSc (Reproductive & Sexual Medicine), Certified Sexologist
Sexologist, Bangalore
Psychological disorders like schizophrenia cause sexual dysfunction in men. True or False. Take this quiz to know now!
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Can Use of Mouthwash Cause STD During Unprotected Oral Sex?

Dr. Mohtra 91% (105 ratings)
MBBS
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Mouthwash can increase your risk of acquiring a STD. True or false. Read ahead to know more.
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When Should You Avoid Having Sex?

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Too much of sex can ruin your vaginal health. True or false? Take this quiz to find out.
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