The male sexual problems is a very wide problemaround the world, its more common thanpeople realize. It affect around 7% of the youngpopulation in the 20 to 40 age group, and itcould become 40% for the over the 60s
There are two main sexual problems arevery common, and they may affect anyman in any age. And they are the erectiledysfunction (impotence), and thepremature ejaculation.
Erectile Dysfunction (impotence):It means inability of the man to getor to keep the erection. It may affectthe man in any time in his life or hemay experience that in some timesbut not all the time, but it become aproblem when it becomes persistentand recurrent, and when it interferewith the sexual life.
Causes of the erectile dysfunction:There are many causes for the erectile problems,and they vary from each others, some problemsare Psychological issues which tend to affectyounger men, such as first night nerves and soon. Thinking of work, money, relationship,family, or even worry about not getting anerection, all of that can be Psychological factorsfor problem, and the psychosexual therapist canhelp in you to pass this problems.
Medical and health conditions affect the erectionfunction:•Heart disease•Diabetes•Raised blood pressure•Raised cholesterol•Low testosterone•Smoking and alcohol•Some prescription drugs: beta-blockers,antidepressants, antipsychotic, anticonvulsantdrugs.
Your GP is the first one who can helpyou, because he will examine you, toidentify the cause. Because important isa signal for the other health conditionabove, and the treatment could be totreat the underlying disease.
There are some options may start with it.• Adjust lifestyle factors that might be risk factors.• Stop drinking and stop smoking.• Put you on other prescribed drugs if they were the cause.• Treat with hormone replacement therapy, if the low testosterone was the cause.
If the GP diagnosed it as psychosexualproblem he will refer you to thepsychosexual therapist, who will discussthe sexual or emotional issues orconcerns with you and your partner.
Premature ejaculation:Its defined as ejaculation with minimalstimulation occurs before the person wishes it.Its only a problem if it bothers him or hispartner.
And this happens either when you are veryexcited with your partner "may be with the newpartner", or when there is hypersensitivity ofthe local nervous system, and this triggerorgasm too early. Anxiety about sexualperformance, stress, unresolved issues in arelationship, or depression, may are also a riskto have a premature ejaculation.
What to do when you have the sexual problem? Go to visit the GP, or a psychosexual therapist. Atherapist can teach you techniques to try to delayejaculation, and that could be enough end thisproblem, many partners have a better sexual lifeafter these techniques.
•Have sex again soon after the man ejaculates.The second time, it will take longer to reach anorgasm.•Creams (available from sex shops) can be puton the penis to numb sensation. “But this tendsto transfer the numbing sensation to thepartner, whom they dont always like.•The man’s partner can squeeze his penis in acertain way to prevent him ejaculating.•Antidepressants called selective serotoninreuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) can slow ejaculation•Psychotherapy might help in terms of relaxingor exploring problems in the relationship.