Massage: Get in touch with its many benefits

Massage can be a powerful tool to help you take charge of your health and well-being. See if it’s right for you. By Mayo Clinic Staff Massage is no longer available only through luxury spas and upscale health clubs. Today, massage therapy is offered in businesses, clinics, hospitals and even airports. If you’ve never tried massage, learn about its possible health benefits and what to expect during a massage therapy session. What is massage? Massage is a general term for pressing, rubbing and manipulating your skin, muscles, tendons and ligaments.…

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Lingerie 4 All Sizes

Lingerie is one of the most important wardrobe essentials—after all, it’s the first thing you put on and the last thing you take off. But even if you’re the only one enjoying it, the best lingerie brands today are designing bras and underwear that anyone can appreciate: simple yet sexy styles that support and come in a wide range of sizes. A handful of direct-to-consumer brands, like Cuup and Lively, are leading by example. Both are using technology—and real women’s measurements—to reengineer lingerie that’s more size-inclusive and representative of women’s…

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Adult Toys

By Katherine Schreiber The popularity of adult toys has increased over the past decade. Research suggests that the taboos surrounding vibrators and other devices intended to increase individual or mutual pleasure are dissolving as more individuals (and couples) reach for a far more intimate type of technology. Enhancing physical pleasure undoubtedly enhances sexual enjoyment. But how does using sex toys impact the satisfaction that both partners derive from their overall relationship? Some novel research into the prevalence and demographics of sex toy use sheds light on this question — and the results indicate that…

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