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Treatments for Erectile Dysfunction

Almost everyone experiences decreased sexual response from time to time due to such common problems as illness, fatigue, stress or just a lack of knowledge. For some individuals, however, erectile dysfunction becomes a chronic problem. Although the causes of impotence are often psychological, at least half, if not as many as three-quarters, of all cases of erectile dysfunction have a physiological basis as well. In case of chronic impotence, always speak to your doctor first […]

Medical Conditions that Can Cause Sexual Problems

Medical conditions that cause persistent pain or fatigue, bad habits, such as alcohol abuse, as well as emotional factors, such as depression or stress, can diminish sexual desire or impair sexual function. As we grow older, many of us develop some condition that can induce sexual problems. Although these health problems usually do not mean the end of one’s sexual life, certain behavioral changes or some kind of therapy may be needed. The most common […]

Medications Causing Sexual Side Effects

A number of commonly used medications, from cold and flu relief capsules to prescription muscle relaxants, can hamper one or more of the three phases of sexuality, i.e. desire, arousal and orgasm, in some sensitive individuals. Therefore, it is not surprising that approximately 25% of all cases of erectile dysfunction are drug-induced. In this post you will find a list of some of the most common sexuality squelchers. Even if you have doubts about sexual […]

Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is, as its name suggests, a noncancerous enlargement of the prostate gland common among men during middle and old age. The prostate is a walnut-sized gland located in the pelvis needed to supply the fluid that nourishes sperm and helps to transport it through the urethra during sexual ejaculation. As men age, the prostate gland usually grows in size and may start pressing against the urethra, obstructing urine flow. Over time, […]

Prostate Cancer – Types, Stages and Diagnosis

Prostate cancer is a disease involving growth of malignant/cancerous cells in the prostate. Other names for this type of cancer include prostatic adenocarcinoma, prostatic carcinoma and prostatic sarcoma. The prostate gland in men is situated just below the bladder and in front of the rectum and partly surrounds the urethra, which empties urine from the bladder. It produces some of the fluid that goes to make up the semen and helps provide an alkaline environment […]

Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment of Infertility

Infertility in women means they are unable to conceive after trying to get pregnant for one year, and in men, it means they are unable to make a woman pregnant after trying for one year. Fast Facts about Infertility Infertility is the inability to conceive or become pregnant after trying for one year Infertility affects the reproductive tract in men and women In women, the four types of infertility are endometriosis, uterine fibrosis, polycystic ovarian […]