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What Is Erectile Dysfunction?

What Is Erectile Dysfunction?

What is erectile dysfunction? The answer is simple: An inability to consistently attain and maintain an erection satisfactory for sexual intercourse. It’s also called impotence, as the condition was known until the term erectile dysfunction, or ED, was coined in 1992.
But the answer to erectile dysfunction isn’t the same

Erectile Dysfunction Causes and Cures

Erectile Dysfunction Causes and Cures

Erectile dysfunction causes can be attributed to many diseases and medical conditions known to cause ED. The first step treatment is ensuring that you are appropriately treating any underlying medical disease causing your ED.

For example, if you have diabetes, managing your blood glucose levels is not only critical for your

What Is the Prostate Gland?

What Is the Prostate Gland?

The prostate gland is a male organ weighing about one ounce and often compared to the size of a walnut or chestnut. It is located in the pelvic region just below the bladder, in front of the rectum, and above the pelvic floor muscles. The primary function of the prostate

Prostate Cancer Therapies: Surgical Options

Prostate Cancer Therapies: Surgical Options

Surgery for prostate cancer is a common treatment choice for men who are in good overall health and who have early stage prostate cancer. This would include men whose prostate cancer is localized to the prostate (stage T1 or T2 cancers) or to the prostate and seminal vesicles (stage T3

Testosterone Therapy May Help Sexual Function But Not Always Vitality

Testosterone replacement therapy may improve sexual function and mood but not necessarily energy levels, suggests research published Feb. 18 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Nearly 800 men, age 65 and older, who had testosterone levels below 275 ng/dL and symptoms suggestive of hypogonadism received either a testosterone gel

Cryosurgery: Putting Prostate Cancer on Ice

Most men diagnosed with localized prostate cancer are given the choice of closely monitoring their disease with active surveillance or undergoing curative therapy with surgery, external-beam radiation or radioactive seed implants (brachytherapy).
But a Cleveland Clinic expert says patients should be aware of another option that may not always be mentioned

Find the Right Solution to Erectile Problems

If you struggle with erectile dysfunction (ED), it’s only natural that you’d turn to any of the hundreds of supplements purported to help boost sexual function.
But, as a recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory suggests, it’s buyer beware when it comes to ED supplements: Many of them

Prostate Cancer Therapies: The Cryoablation Option

Prostate Cancer Therapies: The Cryoablation Option

Cryoablation, also called cryotherapy or cryosurgery, is a relatively new treatment option for prostate cancer. Although the original technique was developed in the 1960s and has been modified over time, widespread use of cryoablation for prostate cancer did not occur until the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its use

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