Typically, men have several erections while they sleep. The process is called nocturnal penile tumescence (NPT) (or “morning wood” in slang terminology), and it occurs in males of all ages, even small children. These erections are not caused by sexual stimulation but seem to be associated with REM (rapid eye movement) sleep.
Aug 17, 2016 · That's why it's essential to be well-informed about all aspects of sexual health and what it takes to have a fulfilling sex life. Similarly, it's important to be aware of factors that can complicate your sexual health.
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Being able to communicate about sexual health with others including sexual partners and healthcare providers. Defining Sexual Health. ASHA Board member and professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine J. Dennis Fortenberry, MD, considers the term sexual health, how it is used, and how it can be defined.