Archive for Erectile Health

Male Sexual Anatomy

Delayed Ejaculations

There are a variety of reasons that men may be unable to orgasm and ejaculate, a condition known as delayed ejaculation (DE) or ejaculatory delay. DE is defined as the inability to orgasm and ejaculate within a period of time that seems reasonable to you and your partner. This doesn’t mean just 2 or 3 […]

Eager Ejaculation

In books and movies, our culture glorifies the mad, passionate rush to intercourse as the ultimate sexual experience.  Unfortunately, frenzied sexual experiences can sometimes be unsatisfying and difficult to control.  If ejaculation occurs before either partner wishes, it is often called “premature ejaculation.” This makes it sound like a medical disorder, but it’s not.  Even […]

Pelvic Floor Health for Men

What is the Pelvic Floor? The pelvic floor is a group of muscles that forms a supportive sling in the lower pelvis. This sling, made up of 14 different muscles arranged in three layers, attaches to the pelvic bones. In a man’s body, these muscles surround the urethra, the area beneath the prostate gland, and […]

Erectile Dysfunction

What is Erectile Dysfunction? What causes Erectile Dysfunction? Rehabilitation Techniques for Erectile Dysfunction Erectile Dysfunction (ED) in men is defined as an inability to achieve and maintain a penile erection sufficient for penetration. There is a broad range of erection troubles including: •  the inability to become hard at all, •  becoming hard only briefly, •  […]

Erectile Dysfunction May Indicate Heart Problems

Erectile dysfunction is not just a matter of sexual functioning–it can also point to other health problems. Studies show that for men with type 2 diabetes, erectile dysfunction is an early warning sign of heart problems, including heart attacks. Why are erectile dysfunction and heart problems linked? It’s because the ability to have an erection […]

Impotence and Men

Impotence is a condition where a man’s penis cannot get or maintain a hard enough erection for penetration. Due in part to cultural messages that suggest that sex equals penetration, many men and their partners feel that their sex life is over if they begin to experience erectile difficulties or impotence. There are “things he […]

Penile Rehabilitation after Prostate or Pelvic Surgery or Radiation

Why Do Erections Stop Happening after Prostate Cancer Surgery? A common cause of Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is anything that damages, stretches or cuts nerves deep in the pelvis, which commonly happens during surgical or radiation intervention for prostate, colon or rectal cancer. It’s common for men with prostate cancer to have pre-surgical metabolic ED, yet […]

Men’s Erectile Function

Understanding the basics of the penis and how it works is an important step in… Read below to learn about the male sexual anatomy and how erections happen. How The Male Penis A male penis is made up of 4 basic structures: The soft, hairless outside skin that stretches over the penis. The urethra, a central inside tube […]