Sex Therapy

Modern sex therapy is a behavioral therapy-oriented procedure with psychotherapeutic elements that is used to treat sexual dysfunction. The goal of the procedure is to invalidate misconceptions, fears and so-called sex myths. This form of therapy is always preceded by sexual counseling, which is sufficient to clarify the problem and possibly already to find solution … Read more

Libido Disorders: Disorders of the Sex Drive

Libido disorders, i.e. disorders of the sex drive, occur in about two percent of all men and about three percent of women. This usually involves a libido deficiency. In many cases, a libido deficiency in men occurs together with erectile dysfunction. In addition to libido deficiency, there is also increased libido, which usually occurs in … Read more

What to do About Jealousy

Surely almost every person has been jealous at some point. For some, occasional jealousy is even part of a partnership. However, with control calls and jealousy scenes, you quickly put your relationship at risk. We show what you can do to get your jealousy under control. What is jealousy? Jealousy is a mixture of several … Read more

Donovanosis

“Granuloma inguinale” (GI) is a sexually transmitted disease that occurs in certain areas worldwide and is associated with extensive ulceration and even mutilation. It is caused by bacteria found only in humans and is curable with antibiotics. Of microbes and humans For a long time, the pathogen went by the unpronounceable name Calymmatobacterium granulomatis. After … Read more

Crabs: Pubic Lice

Crabs cling primarily to pubic and armpit hair and feed on human blood. Itching and tiny bruises indicate the pests. They themselves hardly move and are thus quite well hidden. The vernacular often does not mince words when it comes to describing even unsavory things. Felt or pubic lice therefore have a number of colloquial … Read more

STDs on the Rise

Sex is fun and healthy. But sometimes coitus is followed by a rude awakening. That is when pathogens go on a journey and look for a new host. However, they only succeed during unprotected intercourse. The history of venereal diseases is probably as old as mankind. It was not always known by what means they … Read more

Gonorrhea (Gonorrhea)

The infection more commonly known as gonorrhea is the second most common sexually transmitted disease worldwide. Offenders are gonococci, bullet bacteria that live only on humans and are transmitted almost exclusively through direct mucosal contact, that is, unprotected sexual intercourse. Of microbes and humans Each year, more than 60 million people become infected worldwide. Since … Read more

Genital Herpes (Genital Herpes)

Infection in the genital area with the herpes simplex virus is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases. However, over half of those affected are unaware of their infection and thus continue to spread the virus unnoticed. From microbes and humans “Herpes” is the colloquial abbreviation for an infection with the herpes simplex virus … Read more

What’s Behind Lymphogranuloma Venereum

LGV, which is one of the four “classic” venereal diseases, has been a problem in countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America in recent decades. For the past decade or so, increased cases have been recorded in major European cities. Since the disease is rather little known even among physicians, a rather high number of … Read more

Mycoplasma Infections

Mycoplasmas are tiny bacteria that cause a number of urogenital and respiratory diseases in humans. Some of them live peacefully on genital mucous membranes without us noticing. However, sometimes mycoplasmas cause diseases – mycoplasma infections. Mycoplasma Mycoplasmas are the smallest and simplest known organisms that reproduce themselves. Unlike other bacteria, they have only a thin … Read more

What is Syphilis?

Lues venerea – love disease – is the technical name for one of the oldest venereal diseases. Considered almost eradicated in the mid-1990s, the number of new cases has been rising alarmingly worldwide in recent years. Pathogens are treponemes, spiral-shaped rod-shaped bacteria that live only on humans and are transmitted predominantly through direct mucosal contact. … Read more

Forgotten Pill: What to Do?

The safety of the contraceptive pill depends largely on regular intake. But what happens if you forget a pill once? If you take the pill within twelve hours, the contraceptive effect of combined pills is still given. However, if there is a total of more than 36 hours between taking two pills, this is no … Read more