The History of Birth Control

One of the first known methods of contraception was discovered in Egypt and Mesopotamia, when it was noted that acacia gum has spermicidal properties. Interestingly, acacia gum is still used in many contraceptives today. Several plants, including Silphium, were found … Continue reading

Psychological Versus Physiological Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction, or ED, affected an estimated 18.4 percent of the male population over the age of 20 in the US in 2007, according to statistics from the National Institutes of Health. Approximately $327 million was spent on diagnosis and … Continue reading

Do Vasectomies Hurt?

You’ve had all the children you want to, and you know that men continue to produce semen and sperm throughout their lifetime. Charlie Chaplin fathered a child in his seventies! But that’s not you. You want to relax and spend … Continue reading