I DIDN'T EVEN KNOW ED EXISTED
My first encounter with erectile dysfunction was simply miserable. It was a complete shock. It felt like a betrayal. It inundated me with confusion. It turned my world upside down. From being brilliant and close to perfect, my life took a sharp turn downhill.
I had graduated from university a couple of years ago, was working at a prestigious (at least as far as I was concerned) financial firm in NYC, worked hard, made a good living, had good friends, and was very upbeat about life and the future. It was one of the first summer days of the year and the city was teaming with life. It was like a happy story from a feel-good movie..
A survey by relate.org.uk of the sex-lives of 5,000 British persons revealed some interesting statistics.
Only 34% of the surveyed people said they were satisfied with their sex-lives. A year ago, 45% of respondents said yes to the same question, indicating that the rate of satisfaction is declining rapidly..
Acupuncture has been around for thousands of years, and many people claim that the benefits of acupuncture are great. It has even been reported to help cure erectile dysfunction. But it has for a long time been a bit of a mystery. But now, a new study shows one effect of acupuncture that could help people with ED..
Testosterone is the hormone which shapes male characteristics such as a deep voice, chest hair, broad shoulders, etc. It is also absolutely crucial for a man’s sexual health. Without testosterone, a man would not be able to get and keep erections and he would have very little interest in sex.
An interesting fact is that testosterone levels..
A survey of more than 2,000 UK adults has investigated some of the most common medical issues that Brits battle with, such as snoring, smelly feet, bad breath, erectile dysfunction, and flatulence.
The survey reported that 20% of the respondent had struggled with erectile dysfunction..
It turns out, many common medications can, in fact, cause erectile dysfunction and libido complications as a side effect.
Did you know that Viagra was a drug whose the desired effect was to aid Angina patients with blood flow to the heart? And that getting erections was simply a side effect?..
A survey published in Sexual Medicine, reported that 72% of experts who were surveyed stated that they believed low-intensity shockwave therapy could be effective for treating ED.
What is shockwave therapy? This treatment entails applying a probe to the penis which sends energy from acoustic waves to different parts of the penis..
Research has concluded that men who have the illness called gout, often also struggle with erectile dysfunction. A gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis characterized by recurrent attacks of a red, tender, hot, and swollen joint. The joint at the base of the big toe is affected in about half of the cases
A research study on more than 40,000 people found that men that had gout were 15-29%..
Recent research has shown that porn can cause ED. However, a new study now also reported that men in relationships that masturbate (and watch porn) frequently, were also more likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction and to be unhappy in their relationship?
This research study on 335 participants..
Video games are in almost every home these days, and it is estimated that about 1.2 billion people play these games. Several studies have been done on how this impacts overall health, and now a study has also been done on our sex lives.
This study on 396 men, published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine, found a lower prevalence..