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It’s The Doctors’ Ultimate Sex Guide, featuring tantalizing tips and passionate pointers for better sex tonight.
Birth Control Breakthrough or “Promiscuity Pill?”
A new FDA-approved pill is creating a sexual controversy since it can be used up to five days after engaging in unprotected sex or experiencing contraceptive failure.
OB-GYN Dr. Lisa Masterson explains how the anti-progestin pill, similar to other emergency contraception pills, works to thin the uterine lining to prevent attachment, block estrogen and halt or delay ovulation; however, it does not protect against the risk of STDs from having unprotected intercourse.
Opponents of the new pill argue that it may prompt promiscuous behavior in some women and question if it terminates a pregnancy. “This is not an abortifacient pill,” Dr. Lisa says. She stresses that the pill should only be used as an emergency contraceptive.
She adds that the pill also comes with negative side effects, which include nausea, headaches, dizziness and stomachaches, so it’s not something to take lightly or rely on frequently to prevent pregnancy.
Appetite for Arousal
Celebrity Chef Candice Kumai, author of Cook Yourself Sexy, demonstrates how to cook your way to climax with surprising aphrodisiacs.
7 to Heaven Plan: 7 Tips to Reach Orgasm Tonight
Sexologist Rachael Ross, M.D., Ph.D. joins the show to discuss the importance of sexual health, and how you can better attain “the big O” with aseven-step guide.
“Sexual health is such an important part of life,” Dr. Ross says. “It boosts your immune system and your cardiovascular health, and at the same time, kind of helps keep a healthy household.”
The No. 1 Orgasm Secret
Five keeps the "O" alive! In a national survey of sexual health, Indiana University researchers found that engaging in five different sexual techniques during lovemaking dramatically improved sexual satisfaction.
How to Spice Up Your Marriage
“For 1 in 3 married couples, sex is a very sensitive subject,” ER physician Dr. Travis Stork says.
Deb and Ken have been married for 12 years and have two children. Although they are still deeply in love, their sex life was reduced when Deb was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in 2009.
Deb underwent chemotherapy had a double mastectomy performed to eradicate the cancer. In addition, because her cancer was 99 percent estrogen receptor positive, a hysterectomy was also performed.
“I had to have a radical hysterectomy that throws you into menopause,” Deb explains. “It makes having intercourse painful.”
“I need to give her a lot of advanced notice,” Ken says. “Spontaneous sex is not something that we can really engage in.”
“I know a lot of women who are really happy in sexless marriages. I am not one of those women,” Deb says. “Cancer and all the resulting treatments and surgeries I had have taken away a lot from Ken and I. We are determined that it’s not going to take our love for each other and our sex life.”
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