Posted on: 09 Feb 2024
People often keep quiet about their sexual health. We tend to keep this part of our lives private. But really, sexual health may be key for our relationships and self-esteem. Sexual health is linked to our overall physical health, urologic health and even mental health.
Talking to your doctor about your sexual health is a great place to start. There is so much that can be found online, it can be hard to know what is true and what is not. Doctors can help direct you to the most reliable sources or refer you to someone who can answer more detailed questions.
Our health impacts how we function sexually, too. Things like high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity can lead to sexual problems. Stress from anxiety, depression or worry can also affect our sexual health.
It is of great value to manage your overall physical and mental health and keep good diet and exercise routines. If you have sexual health questions, it can be helpful to talk with your doctor or a sexual health specialist.
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