Sex: Is it weird when…

Q: What does it mean when a guy goes mentally numb and has an “out-of-body” experience of sorts during sex? In the few times we have had sex, the guy I’m trying to be with has mentioned this happening. He says it is the best feeling in the world but also kind of scary, and that he has had this feeling only one other time out of all the relationships he has had. He told me not to worry about …

1 in 3 men too fat to see their you know what

Men, when you take off your clothes and look down, can you see your, um, manhood? If you can’t, you’re too fat. That’s the crude but effective test a British health-advocacy group says can let men know they have too much dangerous belly fat. The campaign is dubbed The Big Check and is based on the group’s  survey of 1,000 British men ages 35 through 60 that found that one in three couldn’t see their genitals because the view was …

Multivitamins, Men and Cancer: New Study Shows Small Benefit

The first major study of long-term daily multivitamin use by nearly 15,000 older men found that it has a modest effect in reducing overall cancer but not, unfortunately, in lowering the risk for prostate cancer. The study was published online today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, to coincide with the American Association for Cancer Research meeting in Anaheim. Multivitamins are the most common dietary supplement, regularly taken by at least one-third of U.S. adults. Although there has …

Does Foreskin Grow As You Age?

Q: My foreskin seems to cover my penis more recently and gets aggravated during intercourse. The excess skin is a bother. Does foreskin grow as you age? — BF Dr. Schwartz: Go see a doctor. If the foreskin is becoming constricted there may be some serious problems. If necessary, the foreskin can be surgically removed but you need a talk with your doctor. Together you can decide whether a procedure is necessary and what kind of risk or pain would …

Men and Sex: Survival Comes First

I don’t know who the original press agent was for men, but that person was very effective. They put the message out that men were sexually voracious creatures with a sex drive that won’t quit, no matter what the cost.  This branding has been a double-edged sword for men since. On one hand, they get all these bragging rights. But on the other hand, they have to meet expectations of studliness – no matter what. Well, here’s the latest study …

I Have ED But Get Morning Erections. What Gives?

Q: I suffer from erectile dysfunction. Why do I sometimes wake up in the middle of the night and have a stronger erection? — CG Dr. Pepper Schwartz: CG, there could be a couple of reasons. Testosterone is generally higher in men in the early morning, so depending on what time you wake up, you might be experiencing a surge of male hormone. It could also be that some of your erectile issues are psychological, so you’re able to get …