Sexual Dysfunction in Men

Although many sexual problems exist among both sexes, there are several dysfunctions specific to each gender. Common issues that face men include guilt about sexual desires and the pressure to perform. A good sexologist who is trained in sexuality problems may be able to help you overcome persistent problems.

Psychological problems with libido, fast ejaculation, not ejaculating, and attaining and maintaining erections often point to the presence of guilt, shame, unfulfilled desire, poor communication, or lack of training. It's amazing what happens when a couple begins to talk honestly about their anxieties, worries, and assumptions around sexual issues. The improvement can be immediate — and impressive.

Health plays an integral role as well, and factors that lead to problems with libido and erections may be physiological. These can often be treated very effectively with diet changes, herbal formulas, and smoking cessation. Overindulgence in food, smoking, or alcohol causes blood vessels to close down, which leads to lack of adequate blood flow to the penis.

If your efforts do not meet with instant success, don't be discouraged. You are not alone. This is a path that has been traveled by many men over many centuries. With an open mind and a willing heart, you can accomplish anything. For many people the most difficult hurdle to overcome is just getting started. Once you begin, you may be surprised at the rich rewards awaiting your efforts.

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