My First Encounter With Erectile Dysfunction

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..


What on Earth Should I Do Now?

Here I was, in my 20’s and not able to function sexually. I had a problem. A big problem. And I had zero self-confidence at this point. I was lost. My bright outlook on life was shattered to pieces. I didn't want this. And it was not only erectile dysfunction that had hit me..


It Was Time for a Change

The pharmaceutical drugs had been working wonders for a long time. They enabled me to have sex. And given that I had no success in finding an actual solution to my problems, I was reluctantly OK popping a pill before having sex. But it had made me complacent about solving erectile dysfunction..


I Made It! I Found the Solution!

Probably the most important thing I learned from my 10-year long battle with sexual problems is that my body is a very, very complex and sophisticated system of countless number of parts. It is extremely delicate and sensitive, and it needs constant care, attention and maintenance..


Only 34% Of Brits Satisfied With Their Sex-lives

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..

This Happens To Your Body During Acupuncture

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..

Can Soy Reduce Your Testosterone Levels?

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..

20% Of Brits Suffer From ED And Most Of Them Do Nothing About It

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..

May Medications Cause ED And Libido Problems?

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?..

Can Shockwave Therapy Cure Erectile Dysfunction?

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..

Men With Gout More Likely To Have ED

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%..

Could Unhappy Relationships Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

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..

Playing Video Games Can Lower Your Sex Drive

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..