Sexual Health Basics

What is Sexual Health?

Published: May 17 2006
Dr. Myrtle, Isn’t sexual health something that you just have - isn’t "normal" the baseline? Sexual health might seem a tricky concept to define, given how little we hear about it. Even if your personal perspective of normal adult sexuality is holistic, non-medical and/or allows for some level of personal sexual expression, "normal" was...

Sexual Maintenance

Published: May 17 2006
Dr. Myrtle, My friend told me that you recommend one orgasm per week as sexual maintence. I laughed--you make sex seem like changing the oil in your car or something.... So when someone is comfortable with their sexuality, is that it? Do they get an A+ on their report card? Do they get to pass GO? Can they just stop learning and continue in...

Why is A Woman's Touch different?

Published: Jun 15 2006
Dr. Myrtle, Why does the sexuality information at A Woman’s Touch seem so different from information I’ve seen on other sites and in other places? AWT = Sexual Health + Sexual Pleasure + Maintenance Divergent from popular culture, AWT’s fundamental philosophy of human sexuality is one that combines three major approaches: The first...

Simple Steps to Sexual Health

Published: Jul 7 2006
Dear Dr. Myrtle, Are there any relatively simple things that I can do to improve my sexual health? There are some fairly easy and inexpensive things that you can do that help your whole body be healthier. As you improve the functioning of your blood vessels, nerves, and general exercise capacity, you’ll very likely notice a difference in...

The AWT Good Sex Diet

Published: Mar 26 2009
Download a free PDF version of this brochure   Dear Dr. Myrtle: How can I improve my sexual health and wellness naturally? I am willing to make lifestyle changes, but don’t know where to start. What a great question! Here is a list of things you can do to improve your sexual health primarily through lifestyle changes: Eat 1-2...