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Is There a Connection between an Enlarged Prostate and Erectile Dysfunction?08/26/2009 - Questions and Answers
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Enlarged Prostate, Erectile dysfunction: Are they both related?
Studies found that there are strong relations between lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and the rate of erectile dysfunction in men with symptoms of enlarged prostate. Is your erectile dysfunction associated with your prostate enlargement?
Is there a connection between an enlarged prostate and erectile dysfunction? I seem to have both, and I wonder if prostate surgery would help the other problem. Or is there a medication fix?
It is so that a moderately strong association has been found between lower urinary tract symptoms ( LUTS) and the rate of erectile dysfunction in men with moderate to severe symptoms of enlarged prostate or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Erectile dysfunction, which can a confusing and complicated condition to cope with, can sometimes be associated with having an enlarged prostate (BPH). However, your ED may or may not be associated with your prostate enlargement There are many possible causes of erectile dysfunction. (ED). It can result from physical or psychological factors or both. Sexual activity requires the mind and body to work together. Consequently, many emotional or relationship problems can cause or worsen ED. You mention prostate surgery, but this is something you need to discuss with your treating doctor, who knows you, your medical history and your symptoms. It is known that the herb Saw Palmetto may relieve the symptoms of enlarged prostate (BPH). We would therefore advise you to discuss your ED problem with your doctor, and armed with this information below, you can perhaps, between you, discover a solution.
Many people feel uncomfortable talking about the prostate, since the gland plays a role in both sex and urination. Still, prostate enlargement is as common a part of aging as gray hair. As life expectancy rises, so does the occurrence of BPH. Many symptoms of BPH stem from obstruction of the urethra and gradual loss of bladder function, which results in incomplete emptying of the bladder. The symptoms of BPH vary, but the most common ones involve changes or problems with urination, such as: a hesitant, interrupted, weak stream - urgency and leaking or dribbling - more frequent urination, especially at night. Sometimes erectile dysfunction (ED) can be a symptom, but your ED may possibly be caused by a psychological factor or another physical problem or a combination of both.
Depression , guilt, worry, stress, and anxiety all contribute to loss of libido and erectile problems. If a man experiences loss of erection, he may worry that it will happen again. This can produce anxiety associated with performance and may lead to chronic problems during sex. If the cycle is inescapable, it can result in impotence. Psychological factors in impotence are often secondary to physical causes, and they magnify their signif...