Cholesterol Rx May Give Men's Love Life a Lift
For older men with narrowing of arteries or other heart health risk factors, statins may be prescribed to lower cholesterol. The medication may add an unexpected boost in the bedroom as well.
How Smoking Burns Your Health
According to the CDC, smoking causes nearly 1 in every 5 deaths in the United States each year. Here’s a list of the harmful effects of smoking.
How Obesity Affects Health
Besides tobacco use, obesity is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States.
At the Heart of Men's Sexual Problems
For men who decide to see their doctor for sexual issues, it may be a good idea to get the heart checked out at the same time.
Don’t Ignore Sexual Issues
Cardiac patients can experience sexual dysfunction. But if patients don't tell their doctor about it, they may have trouble getting their sex life back on track.
Getting Physical with ED
Erectile dysfunction (ED) can be a difficult and frustrating problem. Characterized by the inability to develop or maintain an erection sufficient for sexual intercourse, ED may make some men feel embarrassed and ashamed.
ED Signals Need For Heart Check
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common problem, especially for men over 40. For some men, ED is a red flag for heart problems. As such, men with ED may need to keep a closer watch on their heart health.
Pelvic Stents May Aid Sexual Function
Stents are used to open arteries that have narrowed from heart disease. Now doctors are considering them to treat erectile dysfunction to open the artery that supplies blood to the penis.
Subtle Long-Term Impacts of Child Abuse
Experiencing abuse as a child means more than a higher risk of mental illness. Researchers are learning that abused children are at risk for various long-term physical issues as well.
ED May Signal Future Heart Trouble
While studies have shown that erectile dysfunction can be a sign of cardiovascular disease in older men, young or middle-aged men with ED may be headed toward heart problems as well.