Why should I pay attention to sexual health?
We enjoy sex with our partner and feel good about our intimate relationships most of the time. Sex is a physical way to express love and affection for someone. Being in a sexual relationship can be very rewarding and enjoyable. But some men may have difficulties or problems about their sexual health.
What causes sexual problems in men?
Many men find that it is sometimes difficult in initiating sex or having problems about their sexual health on occasion. Either they cannot get an erection, come too quickly for their partner, or simply lose their interest in sex. Other than medical reasons such as diabetes mellitus, common lifestyle causes for sexual problems include:
According to the Department of Health statistics in 2009, the number of male patients are more than that of female for various sexually transmitted diseases.
Patients with impotence should never use drugs (e.g. Sildenafil, male hormones or similar drugs) without a doctor's prescription as wrong use of these drugs may lead to prostate problems or heart disease, or even death in severe cases.
Condom is the most effective way to reduce your risk of contracting a sexually transmitted disease if you use it properly.
How can I keep my sex life in good shape?
There are many things you have to do in order to keep your sex life in shape:
What is "safer sex"?
Safer sex means sexual intercourse which avoids direct contact with partner's body fluid, like vagina secretion, semen, blood or saliva. It reduces your risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases and also accidental pregnancy. Safer sex includes:
Many men may have difficulties or problems about their sexual health.
How can I use a condom properly?
Condom is the most effective way to reduce your risk of contracting a sexually transmitted disease if you use it properly. It should be used each and every time you have intercourse.
Choosing and caring for condom
Putting on the condom
Hong Kong Family Planning Association Service Hotline Phone : 2572 2222
Dr SEX Hotline Phone : 2337 2121
AIDS Hotline Phone : 2780 2211
Red Ribbon Centre Hotline Phone : 2304 6268
The Virtual AIDS Office of Hong Kong
Aids Hotline www.27802211.com