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Can the use of thickened condoms improve the erection?
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Can the use of thickened condoms improve the erection?

A proper use of condoms is essential to prevent pregnancies and spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). But not only that: according to the results of a study published in February 2022 in the journal Translational Andrology and Urology, wearing a special condom, more thick than normal, could improve male sexual function in terms of premature ejaculation and duration of erection - which debunks, among other things, the myth that the use of condom is potentially linked to a worse erection.

Smoking kills (even the libido)
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Smoking kills (even the libido)

Smoking causes the development of tumors, damages the blood vessels, and increases the likelihood of developing respiratory and other systems’ diseases.

COVID-19 and erectile dysfunction: what to know and to do
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COVID-19 and erectile dysfunction: what to know and to do

For the last year and a half, COVID-19 has been the permeating theme globally. It has caused an enormous strain in the healthcare system, economy and specially on the health of individuals; stress and detriments to physical health are the most common affections as a result of recurrent lockdowns and uncertainty. Both, have a negative impact on interpersonal relationships.

Pain after or during sex: why it happens – and what to do
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Pain after or during sex: why it happens – and what to do

While sex is one of the most enjoyable experiences humans have, it can sometimes become very unpleasant. This is the case, for example, of those suffering from the so-called dyspareunia, that is the sensation of pain felt during or after sexual intercourse. It is a condition that affects men and women indiscriminately and can be linked to several factors, including infections, physical ailments and psychological disorders.

Body mass index and benign prostatic hyperplasia: is there a link?
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Body mass index and benign prostatic hyperplasia: is there a link?

The Body Mass Index (BMI) is an indicator related to weight and height, and it's a good way to gauge whether a person weight is in healthy proportion to his/her height. It is already known that the BMI is related to different biometric parameters, as well as to lifestyle, and that it can be the number that indicates the presence of various disorders.

Premature ejaculation and couple life: the point of view of men and women
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Premature ejaculation and couple life: the point of view of men and women

Premature ejaculation (PE) is a distressing situation in which a man ejaculates rapidly sooner than he (or his partner) wishes. PE can have several psychological impacts on both men and their partners. Many men with PE may experience anxiety, embarrassment, depression, anger and guilt whereas their partners may be frustrated because of disappointment and dissatisfaction in their sexual relationship. Thus, PE significantly affects relationships negatively.   Managing the couple with PE

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Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH): which foods to prefer and which to avoid?
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Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH): which foods to prefer and which to avoid?

BPH is the most common tumor in men. From its name, it is a benign neoplasm of the male sex gland, the prostate. Strategically located around the urinary bladder exit, it derives its ability to disrupt regular urination habits and further cause bladder and kidney complications as it enlarges. The prostate starts to grow in size around the age of 30 then follows the rule of 50 by affecting 50% of men above the age of 50 but fortunately, causing trouble for only 50%.

A growing challenge of COVID-19: erectile dysfunction
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A growing challenge of COVID-19: erectile dysfunction

It has been almost two years since the world has been suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by SARS-CoV-2. Despite the protective measures including widespread vaccination, the number of affected patients is still high. Although the most catastrophic consequence of COVID-19 is death, many other health problems and side effects are emerging, including erectile dysfunction (ED).  

Can premature ejaculation be controlled?
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Can premature ejaculation be controlled?

Premature Ejaculation (PE) also known as early ejaculation, premature climax or rapid ejaculation is defined as short ejaculation latency that cause personal distress and is beyond the patient ability to control. How is common Premature Ejaculation?

The science of sexual desire
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The science of sexual desire

Sexual arousal, increase or decrease in libido. Erection, lubrication, and orgasm. All the psychological and physiological mechanisms related to sexuality have long been subject of study by the scientific community: those are ingredients of a complex recipe, that can make sexual life healthy and satisfying only if perfectly dosed. Arousal and desire, for example, are among the elements that most contribute to a healthy sex life, and they are therefore subject to the special attention of psychologists and physiologists.

How to protect your erection
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How to protect your erection

Erectile dysfunction is the most common male sexual disorder. The incidence of erectile dysfunction increases with age, and it is multifactorial, i.e. linked to several factors, including other diseases and lifestyle. The good news is that we are now able to treat this disease with a very high success rate. But it would be even better to prevent its appearance, which is possible, in many situations, by modifying one’s lifestyle. Here are some tips from the expert.

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Top five common erectile dysfunction causes
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Top five common erectile dysfunction causes

Erectile dysfunction is one of the most common sexual disorders among men. Fortunately, today there are many remedies (both pharmacological and psychological) for its treatment: in the past decades, the scientific community has extensively investigated the underlying causes of the onset of the disorder, and has identified the five factors that most significantly contribute to its development. Vascular Disorders

CoViD-19 can cause erectile dysfunction in men
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CoViD-19 can cause erectile dysfunction in men

In addition to the already known respiratory, neurological, and immunological problems, it seems that the infection from Sars-CoV-2 may also have repercussions on male sexual health. Writing in a study published in the Journal of Endocrinological Investigation, a group of Italian scientists, from Sapienza University of Rome, the Humanitas Clinical and Research Center of Rozzano, the University of Milan and the University of Torvergata in Rome, showed that CoViD-19 can cause erectile dysfunction in men who have contracted it.