Around 1 in 10 men experience sexual problems. Men's sexual problems can happen at any time of life, but become more common with age. Sexual health is an important part of a man's life, whether he is straight, gay, bisexual or transgender.
A sexual problem, or sexual dysfunction, refers to a problem during any phase of the sexual response cycle that prevents the man or couple from experiencing satisfaction from the activity. The sexual response cycle has four phases: excitement, plateau, orgasm, and resolution.
Commonly saying sexual problems is the inability to have a satisfactory sexual relationship. This definition depends on each person's own interpretation on what he judges satisfactory. In general, sexual dysfunction can affect a couple's foundation and their quality of life.
Fortunately many problems with sexual health can be treated, so seek medical advice if you have concerns.
Erectile dysfunction, sometimes called impotence. It is estimated that half of all men between the ages of 40 and 70 may faced this problems. This is when a man can't get, or keep, an erection. Most men experience it at some time in their life, and the causes can be physical or psychological.
Physical causes include heart disease, diabetes and raised blood pressure. Alcohol, smoking and illegal drugs, as well as some prescription medicines, can also cause erectile problems.
To sustain an erection, the penis needs good blood flow. A number of treatments have been successful in the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Medication, such as sildenafil (sold as Viagra), can be used to manage it in at least two-thirds of cases. Vacuum pumps that encourage blood to flow to the penis and cause an erection are also working. Wearing magnetic underwear to promote blood circulation around penis is the latest found natural way of treatment. Easy and safe to use (just change the underwear), without side effects, result oriented with good feedback for not so serious case.
Premature ejaculation, or call rapid ejaculation is the most common type sexual problems. Around a 1/3 of men experience ejaculates (comes) sooner than he wants to during sex, most likely within two minutes of the start of sexual stimulation. It is also the most common sexual dysfunction in men under 40.
Common physical causes include prostate problems, thyroid problems and or using recreational drugs.Where common psychological causes include depression, stress, relationship problems, anxiety about sexual performance.
There are currently few treatments for premature ejaculation. Antidepressant medication is one option. Topical anesthetics applied to the penis may also delay ejaculation by decreasing sensation. Some also try magnetic therapy to boost up sex drive and stay longer in bed.
Less interest in sex, loss of sex drive or libido. The definition of low libido is when sexual desire is diminished or absent. The definition also varies according to the men's level of satisfaction of his own sexual desire.
Risk factors for low libido in men include age because testosterone concentration will decrease over the years, alcohol consumption, smoking, stress, sexual relations, drug consumption, conditions requiring medication that lowers testosterone, depression, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), pain, and prostate cancer. About 18% of men from 50 to 59 years of age will suffer this and 37% of those aged 70 to 75 years will, too.
Surprisingly, research found wearing unsuitable underwear (too tight or too loose) may also cause the lower testosterone problems. And most of the men under 40 are ignoring this facts.
Hormone treatment will conduct to correct any imbalances, such as testosterone replacement therapy. Avoiding stress, relaxing more. Talking to a partner about concerns or problems helps to improve the sex drive.
Treatment of sexual problems:
Men with sexual difficulties in prior generations had fewer options available. Treating erection problems with surgically inserted silicone rods, vacuum pumps, and injecting drugs into your penis left much to be desired. Early versions of sex therapy seemed mechanical and technique-oriented to many couples, too. Today, erection difficulties, rapid ejaculation, delayed ejaculation, and low desire are all treatable problems.
In short, medical treatment, hormones therapy, magnetic therapy, couple therapy, wearing right underwear, quit smoking, Sticking to alcohol guidelines, etc are all useful tips to counter fight the sexual problems.