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..


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..

ED Negatively Impacts Men’s Lives And Relationships
A comprehensive survey involving 597 men with erectile dysfunction, has assessed how ED impacts men's lives and their relationships.

The survey showed that erectile dysfunction has a profound negative impact on men’s lives and relationships to wives and partners, as well as their confidence, self-esteem, and general happiness.

The survey also reported that 40.2% of the participants were not comfortable talking to a doctor about erectile dysfunction, and that 48.2% were not comfortable talking about it to their spouse or partner..
One Person’s Story Of Living With ED

Erectile dysfunction may be more common than you think. My estimate is that about 20% of all men worldwide suffer from ED. And although more common among men of age, it is also becoming increasingly common among young men.

I started struggling with erectile dysfunction in my late 20’s..

How Does Sleep Affect Your Sex-life?

1 in 3 Americans do not get enough sleep. If this is true for Americans, it is also probably true for many other people.

How are sleep and sex connected?

First of all, lack of sleep and erectile dysfunction / low libido can have the same causes, such as stress, a poor diet or psychological problems (and others)..

A Contraceptive Pill For Men May Soon Be Available
Contraceptive Pill For Men (Blocks Sperm Release)

Birth control for women has been around for several decades, but this has not yet been available for men.

This may however be about to change.

A contraceptive pill for men that “blocks sperm’ is in the final stages of development testing by Australian scientists..

Unhealthy Lifestyle Causes Erectile Dysfunction

A new study by The Journal Of Sexual Medicine proves what we already knew: That a unhealthy lifestyle causes erectile dysfunction.

This study looked at 89 previous studies to assess whether health-related lifestyle factors such as cigarette smoking, alcohol intake, physical activity, diet, caffeine, and cannabis use had an impact..

Does Cycling Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

There have been several studies in the past that have shown that a substantial amount of bicycling can cause erectile dysfunction. Studies also showed that cycling can cause lower sperm levels and numbness to the penis.

However, a recent study performed on more than 2,500 cyclists claim that bicycling does not have..

Testosterone Makes Men More Protective Of Their Partners
Men With High Testosterone Are More Protective Of Their Lovers

It has previously been confirmed that high levels of testosterone increase a man’s effort to find a mate, and also makes competition among men for females more fierce.

New research now also shows that high levels of testosterone makes a male more protective of his existing romantic partner..

How Much Sex Do You Need?

How many times a week should you have sex in order to be the happiest? Every day? A couple of times a week?

A study published in Social Psychology and Personality Science surveyed over 30,000 people and asked this question.

The outcome of the study was that couples that..

Drugs That Cause Erectile Dysfunction As Side Effect

This is because most drugs and medication simply are imprecise devises. They are not able to zoom in and target only the one (or the few) effect(s) it is intended to, but along the way, cause other systems and parts to be affected as well.

And one common side effect from many drugs and medications is erectile dysfunction..

The Pain-Killer Aspirin May Treat Erectile Dysfunction
Can Aspirin Cure Erectile Dysfunction?

In a previous article on Truelibido, we learned that the pain-killer Ibuprofen can cause erectile dysfunction because one of its common side effect is to lower your testosterone level.

In fact, this is the case not only for Ibuprofen, but for many other pain-killers as well.

However, a new research study has now found that the pain-killer Aspirin may in fact be effective..