When you first found out you had cancer, you were probably focused on treatment plans and survival. But after a while, other questions may have started coming up. Just as you need to know how treatment will affect nutrition, pain, and your ability to return to work, you also need to know how treatment could affect your sex life. The first step is to bring up the topic with your doctor or someone on your cancer care team. Sex and sexuality are important parts of everyday life. The difference between sex and sexuality is that sex is thought of as an activity — something you do with a partner.
Miranda Larbi January 10, Pleasure is crucial when it comes to sex - both for recreation and procreation. We spend so much of our fertile lives trying not to get pregnant that it can come as a shock to find that it's actually pretty hard to conceive when we want to. And to make matters harder, fertility experts now claim that women have to orgasm if they want to get pregnant. Dr Robert King is a lecturer in applied psychology at the University College Cork, Ireland, and he claims that orgasming can boost a woman's chance of conceiving by as much as 15 per cent. During his own clinical research, he found that when women orgasms, a unique reaction causes a man's sperm to be "sucked" to the dominant ovary, boosting the chances of conception.
After infertility, pregnancy should be a dream come true. Then why do so many women feel anxious, conflicted or even guilty about it? Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, people had sex to get pregnant. They peed on sticks and waited with giddy excitement for two pink lines to emerge. Not so much today.
It is a multidimensional problem with social, economic and cultural implications, which can take threatening proportions in countries with strong demographic problems, such as Greece. Lately, an increasing number of couples with infertility problems choose the artificial insemination. The purpose of the study was to investigate the causes of infertility in women of reproductive age. Material and Method: The study population consisted of infertile women who sought medical help in a private Assisted Reproduction Center for a period of 2 months.