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Join the movement “Buy Life”

Posted by yoMcLovin on October 28, 2010

Tennis champ Serena Williams looks phenomenal in a new promo shot for Alicia Keys’ Keep A Child Alive Buy Life Campaign.

The program was created to raise money for children living with HIV/Aids and also provides nutrition, shelter, education and basic needs worldwide, for ‘Buy Life’. Other celebrities that are participating in the campaign includes Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz, Kim Kardashian, Ryan Seacrest, Willow & Jaden Smith, Usher, Jay Sean & Katie Holmes.

For more information, visit BuyLife.org

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Wake-up call: Are you having safe sex?

Posted by yoMcLovin on October 13, 2010

Practicing safe sex is not only important to prevent  unwanted pregnancies — it also protects against potentially life-threatening diseases such as HIV/AIDS and chlamydia.  

Who’s at risk?

Of those that get treatment for an STI (sexually transmittable infection), 10 percent will become re-infected within the year.

“Prevention is better than a cure,” says Peter Roach, Vice President of the Durex Network, which raises global awareness of the safe-sex message. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 18,000 people with AIDS still die each year in the U.S., despite better treatment options.

Young people are the ones not getting the message, but there has been an increase in STIs among older people too. “Marriages are breaking down in the 40-and-over age group, and these people had limited sex education when they were younger and are less aware of the risks involved with unprotected sex,” explained Roach.

Why people are still having unsafe sex

Younger people, and especially younger girls, believe that the pill alone is enough protection — yet the contraceptive pill only prevents from pregnancy, not infections. 
Education is key. Market research carried out by Durex suggests that sex education given in school is not sufficient.

“Parents and guardians provide the best source of sex education and their knowledge and advice contributes to greater sexual confidence,” says Roach. “We need to make it easier for young people to speak to their friends or their parents about sex without feeling embarrassed.”  

Culture, whether country of origin or religious belief, is important. In the Netherlands, where parents famously deal with sex openly, teen pregnancies are lower than the norm. Roach said: “Culture has a key role in how open people are about sex. Durex researchers found that people are reluctant to speak to their new sexual partners about their history.”

Recently, German popstar Nadja Benaissa was convicted of infecting her ex-partner with HIV/AIDS after failing to inform him of her illness throughout their relationship.

Although she will not be going to jail, Benaissa could well have prevented her partner from meeting that fate. 

“AIDS remains a current issue and there are still a third to half of those infected who are unaware of their status,” says Roach. “Testing is key.”

 

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Ten things you didnt know about…….Condoms

Posted by yoMcLovin on October 8, 2010

1. In 1839, Charles Goodyear invented the rubber vulca­nization process, allowing for the production of the first rubber con­doms to take place.

2. Condoms have been around for centuries — at least 400 years.

3. Condoms don’t break easily. They are more likely to break if they have not been put on carefully.  

4. Condoms have an expiration date, just like milk. The average shelf life for a condom can be anywhere between three and five years.

5. Prior to the 19th century, a condom could be a chemically treated piece of linen cloth (held by a ribbon) or animal tissue (intestine or bladder).

6. Before the introduction of the contraceptive pill in 1960s, condoms were the most popular method of birth control in the West.

7. Young’s Rubber Company launched the latex condom on the market in the 1920s — making it waterproof, elastic and durable.

8. Using two condoms at once will not guarantee safer intercourse. The opposite is true, as using two at once will mean that one is more likely
to rip.    

9. A condom can stretch  up to 18 inches, so it’s unlikely that it will cut off circulation.

10. Using a condom will only increase your chances of safer sex, and it will not diminish sensation.

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Vaginal Surgery ~> If you have a dried up cheese steak meat looking vagina you may wanna look into this cosmetic procedure.

Posted by yoMcLovin on September 30, 2010

Hey  Dr. Chaves,

What exactly is vaginal surgery? One of my wife’s friends e-mailed her and said that she was thinking about doing that because she had a couple of kids. The thing is, my wife’s friend isn’t sick or anything. What’s the point of vaginal surgery?

Harper T., New York, NY

I love vagina questions. But this question’s about changing one. Why (they’re all so pretty)? If your wife’s friend isn’t sick and she’s recently had kids, she might be getting what is called vaginoplasty (tightening the vagina and surrounding structures) and/or a labiaplasty (altering the appearance of the labias or vaginal lips).

Most of these surgeries are for cosmetic or personal reasons, but medical issues can be reasons as well. There’s a lot of pressure and expectation put on females by our society to look a certain way and that includes genitals (hence, the consideration of vaginal surgery). Have you ever seen an “imperfect“ vulva in Porn, Playboy or Hustler? Of course not; surgery, computers and Photoshop make sure of that. But it’s unrealistic and unnatural. Vulvas were made to be different, just like people.

My guess is that your wife’s friend feels uncomfortable about her privates and wants to surgically alter her appearance. Some say it’s no different than plastic surgery, breast implants or liposuction. Not a big deal. Others say its unethical and a response to social pressures — a big deal.

One thing I wonder is how does this affect the sex? There’s little reliable research that tests the sensation changes before and after vaginal surgeries. Realistically, tissue and nerves are removed or altered, which in theory would affect sensation, right? What about the possible psychological impacts a female may experience with altered genitalia? Could that affect her desire, arousal and sensation in a good way? Um, would someone please research this? I’m a realist. I expect a vulva to be different from the last one I encountered. I expect a vagina to never look like another.

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LADIES would you use these~>Reusable “Sea Pearl Tampons”

Posted by yoMcLovin on August 27, 2010

Sea Pearls are completely natural reusable sea sponge tampons containing no Dioxin or synthetic fibers. Sustainably harvested and reusable for three to six months or more, Sea Pearls are easy to use, economical, and earth friendly. Rest assured, we are NOT using sponges harvested from the Gulf of Mexico!

Sea Pearls are extremely comfortable, soft, and textured much like the vaginal wall. They can be custom trimmed to fit your unique form, so you won’t even notice they are there! Sponges are naturally very absorbent, and can also be used during sex. Some women choose to use them for contraception with a spermicide of their choice.

Sea Pearls are convenient – no more running to the store for emergency tampons. Compared to the cost of conventional single use tampons and pads, our reusable Sea Pearls save you money and you will never again need to worry about polluting the environment with used feminine hygiene products. Can you believe the average woman uses nearly 17,000 disposable pads and tampons throughout her lifetime? In North America alone, an estimated 20 billion bleached pads and tampons end up in our landfills and sewage systems each year!

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Thermogen Plus by Ardyss International

Posted by yoMcLovin on August 19, 2010

Rigorous scientific research shows that “Thermogenesis” is considered as one of the most effective methods of losing weight. Thermogenesis happens when the fat is used for body heat production, thus reducing fat by burning it through evacuations and through sweating. Thermogen Plus can help you curd your appetite, lose weight by increasing the metabolism, and restore the natural balance of the body.  Adrysslife is proud to offer you this amazing product.  

Everyday health benefits:

  • Advances energy level*
  • Enhances metabolism*
  • Promotes weight loss*
  • Curbs appetite*

This product will help you lose that extra unhealthy weight. Contact you neighborhood Ardyss International Distributor for pricing and ordering details.

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Body Magic by Ardyss International

Posted by yoMcLovin on August 19, 2010

The Body Magic is an innovative creation that will sensationalize your body by giving you the appearance of a liposuction transformation without the surgery. Innovative in design to lift your bust and stomach as it flattens and controls your abdomen muscles. This body shaper lifts and reshapes the buttocks and helps thin your thighs and hips while pulling the shoulders back to correct posture.

Benefits 

  • Helps to firm and control your abdomen
  • Helps to lift and hold your lower stomach in position
  • pulls your shoulders back and corrects your posture
  • Straightens your back
  • Gives upper and lower back support
  • Thins your hips
  • Lifts and holds buttocks up in position

61% Polyamide, 33% Cotton, 6Elastone       

Also comes in white and beige

Ardysslife is proud to offer you this amazing product.

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