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Treatment with testosterone improves symptoms of erectile dysfunction and low sex drive

Posted by on Nov 21, 2017 in Erectile dysfunction | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the research on testosterone to treat erectile function (ED – inability to achieve and maintain an erect penis) and libido (sex drive) in hypogonadal (small testicles) men. This review found that research supports testosterone therapy to improve ED and low libido in men. Some background Erectile dysfunction...

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Does low Vitamin D affect erectile function?

Posted by on Nov 21, 2017 in Erectile dysfunction | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to see if low vitamin D levels were related to erectile dysfunction (ED). The study found that low vitamin D was associated with higher levels of ED in men. Some background Erectile dysfunction is a common sexual problem among men of adult age. It often caused by damaged blood vessels in the penis. Low vitamin D...

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Does blood pressure affect erectile dysfunction?

Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 in Erectile dysfunction | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at how blood pressure (BP) affects erectile dysfunction (ED). The study found that patients with increased BP were more likely to have ED than patients with lower BP. Some background Erectile dysfunction is the common problem of being unable to achieve and maintain an erection. This may be due to blood flow problems...

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Penile implants increase the risk of device erosion of artificial urinary sphincters

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 in Erectile dysfunction | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the effects of penile implants among men already treated with artificial urinary sphincters. Authors reported an increased risk of device erosion and removal among men treated with both surgical procedures compared to those with artificial urinary sphincters only. Some background A common side effect of prostate...

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No surgery needed: Antibiotic treatment alone may be enough to treat penile implant infections

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in Erectile dysfunction | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined whether conservative therapy (antibiotics only) is effective in treating infections of penile implants. Authors concluded that conservative therapy is a safe and effective treatment option for penile implant infections. Some background Men with severe erectile dysfunction may undergo the placement of a penile...

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Shock wave therapy for erectile dysfunction – an analysis of 14 studies

Posted by on May 8, 2017 in Erectile dysfunction | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study analyzed the results of 14 studies to examine the effectiveness of low-intensity shock wave therapy (LIST) for erectile dysfunction. Authors concluded that LIST can significantly improve erectile function. Some background Low-intensity shock wave therapy (LIST) has recently been introduced as a new therapeutic approach for...

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Shock wave therapy for erectile dysfunction

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 in Erectile dysfunction | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study analyzed the results of 7 studies to examine the effectiveness of low-intensity shock wave therapy (LIST) for erectile dysfunction. Authors concluded that LIST resulted in a significant improvement in erectile function. Some background Low-intensity shock wave therapy (LIST) has recently been introduced as a new...

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Is there a link between erectile dysfunction and sleep disordered breathing?

Posted by on Jan 16, 2017 in Erectile dysfunction | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the link between erectile dysfunction and sleep disordered breathing in older men. Researchers concluded that the association between the two conditions can be largely explained by shared risk factors. Some background Erectile dysfunction is more common among older men. It is believed to occur in about half of men...

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