SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION IN MALE (PART 2)

Last week we started a topic on male sexual dysfunction. We have discussed erectile dysfunction and its causes. This week we will conclude with its symptoms, effects on fertility, diagnosis, prevention and treatment. SYMPTOMS OF ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION Symptoms of erectile dysfunction may include persistent symptoms: difficulty getting an erection, difficulty maintaining an erection, decreased desire […]

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Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Linked With Risk for Eye Problems

According to new research, regular use of certain erectile dysfunction drugs – phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (PDE5 inhibitors) – may be associated with an increased risk of several adverse eye effects. In a cohort study of 213,033 men, the risk of developing severe retinal detachment, retinal vascular occlusion or ischemic optic neuropathy increased by 85% […]

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Marketing of Shockwave Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction Raises Concerns

MONDAY, April 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Shockwave therapy (SWT) as a restorative treatment for erectile dysfunction (ED), for which no standardized protocol has been developed, is being marketed directly to consumers, according to a study published online April 5 in Practice of Urology. James M. Weinberger, MD, of the David Geffen School of Medicine […]

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