Sexual health

Find My Spark

Find My Spark

November 11, 2016

We are excited to announce the launch of Find My Spark, an educational campaign that provides information about female sexual difficulties (FSD), defined as persistent problems with sexual arousal, desire, orgasm, or pain that causes a woman distresses or strains her relationship with her partner. The objective is to encourage and empower women to take […]

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ASHA Ambassador of the Month: Priyanka Manghani

ASHA Ambassador of the Month: Priyanka Manghani

October 28, 2016

I believe sexual health is a very important area which we often neglect due to lack of awareness in the community regarding HIV, STIs, and various other issues pertaining to sexual health. People are skeptical to talk about sexual health, are not open about their HIV status and do not emphasize on early diagnosis and […]

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Men’s Sexual Health

Men’s Sexual Health

September 28, 2016

There are many misconceptions around men, sex, sexuality, and just what men want from relationships. Guys are seen as always turned on, selfish in the bedroom, and not all that interested in their partner once the carnal tango ends. Is that fair? To find out we chatted with men’s sexual health expert Dr. Abraham Morgentaler, […]

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Women’s Health Month

Women’s Health Month

May 2, 2016

Each year in May we shine an especially bright spotlight on the unique health needs of girls and women. New policies and programs make quality healthcare accessible for millions and we want to make sure you take advantage of all that’s available. You deserve to be well cared for in mind and body! Preventive Care […]

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Celebrating Sexual Health in September

Celebrating Sexual Health in September

September 1, 2015

The World Association for Sexual Health (WAS) is launching its a seventh annual World Sexual Health Day observance on September 4th, and the theme for this year’s observation is Eliminating Sexual Health Myths. Throughout September ASHA will offer expanded sexual health resources that include fact sheets, interviews, questions and answers from our panel of experts, […]

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Seven Steps for Safe and Satisfying Sex

Seven Steps for Safe and Satisfying Sex

August 19, 2015

Whether you’re having sex or not, below are some tips to ensure every young adult can have a healthy, safe, and satisfying life – or to simply prepare yourself for when the time comes! 1. Get to know your sexual boundaries. Whether it’s through online research, talking about sex with friends, or experimenting with masturbation, […]

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FDA Approves First Drug to Treat Low Sexual Desire in Women

FDA Approves First Drug to Treat Low Sexual Desire in Women

August 19, 2015

The American Sexual Health Association strongly supports the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) decision to empower women and their healthcare providers by approving Flibanserin, the first drug to treat low sexual desire in females. Hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD, also known as low sexual desire) is the most commonly reported type of sexual dysfunction in […]

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August is Immunization Awareness Month

August is Immunization Awareness Month

August 11, 2015

Each August, National Immunization Awareness Month provides an opportunity to highlight the value of immunization across the lifespan. At ASHA, we focus on three important vaccines that can help prevent sexually transmitted infections—vaccines for human papillomavirus (HPV), Hepatitis B and Hepatitis A. HPV HPV is very common. Most sexually active people have HPV at some […]

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