Important Facts on Sexual Dysfunctions
Added: (Tue Nov 27 2012)
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Sexual problems are one of the many health conditions that are not openly being talked about. It affects more than half of the total population of men and women, as suggested by the National MS Society. With the high prevalence rates, the conditions are in no doubt an important public health issue. The occurrence of these health problems have also been linked to poor physical and emotional health.
What are the causes?
Sexual dysfunctions are known to be caused by either psychological factors, physical factors or both.
Psychological factors include
-Problems within the marriage or relationship
-Lack of trust between sexual partners
-Lack of open communication
-Fears or guilt towards sexual activities
-History of sexual trauma
Physiological factors include
-Enlargement of the prostate gland
-Insufficient blood supply in the groin area
-Deficiency in the levels of hormone, such as testosterone, estrogen, and androgens
-Disorders in the endocrine system, such as thyroid, pituitary, or adrenal glands
-Organ failure, such as heart and lungs
-Physical diseases, such as diabetic neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, tumors, tertiaty syphilis
-Drugs or substances, such as nicotine, alcohol, stimulants, antihypersensitives, antihistamines, and some antidepressant drugs
Can these sexual problems be prevented?
Unfortunately, sexual problems cannot be prevented. However, treatment and management of the underlying physiological pr psychological problems are helping in making affected individuals understand and cope with these conditions better. On the other hand, there are several ways you can do to help keep your sexual function healthy. (See here: http://www.raipharmacies.com/relevant-facts-about-sexual-dysfunctions.html)
Keeping a healthy lifestyle is important in maintaining the health of your sexual function. Staying healthy includes eating the right types of food and steering clear from vices such as smoking and drinking. Such practices can cause detrimental problems to your health, especially smoking. Alcohol intake may not be stopped but should be done in limited or moderate amounts. For any health condition you have, it is very important that you follow through your doctor’s treatment plan religiously. Psychological stresses and issues also need to be dealt with before they grow worse. If treatment is needed, get one as soon as possible. Lastly, it would also help if you fix the problems you have with your partner. Try to have a better and more open communication in your relationship.
See your doctor when the sexual problems you experience are impairing your important areas of functioning.
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