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At what age does a healthy man lose his ability to naturally keep an erection?

At what age does a healthy man lose his ability to naturally keep an erection?

ED: Men may lose some ability to have an erection at any age, but the younger man most likely will have some other medical issue leading to it. Diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, nerve problems, stress, depression and low testosterone may be factors. Any man under the age of 65 with ED should be evaluated by their doctor or see a urologist. Ed may be the first symptom of other more serious problem. ...Read more

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Is the ability for a 42-year old man to get a very hard, healthy erection a possible indication of good heart health? Or are the two unrelated?

Is the ability for a 42-year old man to get a very hard, healthy erection a possible indication of good heart health? Or are the two unrelated?

May be related : One of the causes of erectile dysfunction is vascular insufficiency and we know that in men with erectile dysfunction it may indicate also coronary artery disease so if you can get a good erection and have no heart symptoms it may indicate good coronary arteries but silent coronary artery disease could be present. ...Read more

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What is a normal erection for a 54-year old healthy man on 5mg lisinopril daily for slightly elevated bp.

What is a normal erection for a 54-year old healthy man on 5mg lisinopril daily for slightly elevated bp.

Please Clarify: I do not know what you mean by your question. A normal erection is an erection. One either has the ability to get and maintain an erection or one does not have this ability. ...Read more

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Can flu like symptoms effect a mans ability to get an erection?

Can flu like symptoms effect a mans ability to get an erection?

Yes: If you are not feeling well to begin with, and you are feeling ill, can you simply may not be in the mood. Another possibility is that you have the occasional difficulty with erectile dysfunction that every man has. Amlodipine can also cause sexual dysfunction in both men and women. It's a possibility that number of those factors were at the play. Hopefully it will simply improve with time after the flu is gone. ...Read more

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Can gas or constipation effect a mans ability to get an erection or sustain an erection?

Can gas or constipation effect a mans ability to get an erection or sustain an erection?

Only: Because you may be self-conscious about a 'gastronomical' disaster during sex. That is assuming you had no pre-existing difficulty with obtaining and maintaining... ...Read more

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Hello. Can masturbation hinder erection quality and intercourse ability? How much is healthy in moderation?

Hello. Can masturbation hinder erection quality and intercourse ability? How much is healthy in moderation?

Masturbation: A normal part of life is to masturbate- it becomes a compulsion only when it preoccupies your thoughts and time. Your ability to have intercourse depends on whether you have masturbated to the point where you can no longer achieve an erection or whether you would rather be masturbating. ...Read more

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Can having cerebral palsy affect a man's ability to get and maintain an erection?

Can having cerebral palsy affect a man's ability to get and maintain an erection?

It should not: Patients with cerebral palsy usually only have problems with muscle control of usual voluntary muscles. The autonomic function of the body usually works fine but may be somewhat sluggish. Bowel, bladder control and sexual function may be a little difficult but should work okay. It would be reasonable to have a thorough medical evaluation to rule out other causes. ...Read more

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At what usual age does a healthy woman lose her ability to give pleasure to a man?

At what usual age does a healthy woman lose her ability to give pleasure to a man?

Never: There is no age range to this. It depends on the woman, the man, and what is meant by "pleasure, " for both. If you mean sexual pleasure, ability to experience this can be affected by a variety of things in both men and women -- including medications and depression. Loss of interest in one's partner can be a different issue, and may come with relationship discord. See your doctor for help. ...Read more

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Could appetizer pills affect male sexual ability, or erection?

Could appetizer pills affect male sexual ability, or erection?

Yes: Yes, some appetizer suppressants, weight loss medication can adversely affect erections, orgasm, sexual ability, etc. Many medications can have affects on sex. If you are having troubles, check with your physician to review all of your medications, as well as, other possible causes. ...Read more

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How can eating pomegranates and nuts improve my ability to get an erection?

THAT IS THE VERY: First time I've heard of the erectile prowess of nuts and cranberries.
I will do my own study on it and will get back with you as soon as the results are in! ...Read more

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Are protein powders safe to take and do they affect a male ability to get an erection?

Are protein powders safe to take and do they affect a male ability to get an erection?

Safe: Protein supplements are a safe way to increase your protein intake along with a healthy diet. This is assuming you are a healthy person with no underlying liver or kidney disease. They should not cause any erectile dysfunction symptoms and unfortunately they will not help you to combat ED either. ...Read more

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I have lost ability of erection due to sexual fantasization. No ejaculation occur while sleeping.?

I have lost ability of erection due to sexual fantasization. No ejaculation occur while sleeping.?

Need clarification : I'm sorry ... But we will need some more information on exactly what question your asking. Nocturnal emissions are most common during early puberty in boys. Good luck! ...Read more

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I am taking medicine to shrink my prostate. It decreases my sex drive and ability to attain erection. Is there anything I can do,?

I am taking medicine to shrink my prostate. It decreases my sex drive and ability to attain erection. Is there anything I can do,?

Change treatment: All treatments medications and procedures have risks and benefits. 5ari medications block dihydrotestosterone formation and help to shrink the prostate, but testosterone levels are altered in the process, resulting in sexual dysfunction in some men. If side effects are more bothersome than the benefit derived from the medication, discuss with your doctor and consider a different treatment. ...Read more

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If I am on Zoloft (sertraline) and Neurontin, and I have absolutely no sexual desire, and no ability to get erection, is it possible that it's ruined forever?

If I am on Zoloft (sertraline) and Neurontin, and I have absolutely no sexual desire, and no ability to get erection, is it possible that it's ruined forever?

Tell your doctor: It's important to share this information with the person who write the meds and the therapist. Sometimes you just need to tweak the dose a bit, . Sometimes you need to make a complete change in medication. Sometimes you need to look at some medical issues that may contribute. At 27, you will likely get this sorted out right away then have the problem pop up (or not pop up) again later. Fix it again. ...Read more

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I had 1 episode of psychosis. I'm taking respiderone 50mg. This is affecting my sexual ability to get a good erection. What else can I do?

I had 1 episode of psychosis. I'm taking respiderone 50mg. This is affecting my sexual ability to get a good erection. What else can I do?

DOSE?: So is the dose .5mg as Risperidone does not come in 50mg unless you are referring to the injectible Risperdal consta? Speak with your physician as there may be options of changing meds, using viagra, (sildenafil) or lower the dosage. ...Read more

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Will getting on a ferrous sulfate regiment help with my ability to achieve an maintain an erection?

Discuss w/ your dr.: There are many causes of ED including nutrient deficiencies, physical illnesses, meds and depression. You should see your PCP or specialist for a further evaluation. Vascular disease and diabetes can cause ED. Zinc and folic acid deficiency have been linked w/ ED. It's less clear whether iron supplementation can help if your levels aren't low. Review your meds w/ your Dr. and eat a healthy diet. ...Read more

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I have taken 2 shots each month now for two years for low testosterone. At one time I totally lost my erection ability. It is now just starting to come back. My question is? How much longer will it take of me taking these shots and could these shots be dam

I have taken 2 shots each month now for two years for low testosterone. At one time I totally lost my erection ability. It is now just starting to come back. My question is? How much longer will it take of me taking these shots and could these shots be dam

Check estrogens: Make sure your doctor is checking estrone and Estradiol levels. If these are high, it may be due to testosteone dose being too high. Might be better to use lower dose once weekly. Estrogens block testosterone function. Also, u can take natural aromatase inhibitors to block conversion of testosterone to estrogens, such as zinc, resveratrol, saw palmetto. ...Read more

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25 year old male. Low sex drive and ability to maintain erection. Frequent urination but bladder ultrasound came back good. Possible problems?

25 year old male. Low sex drive and ability to maintain erection. Frequent urination but bladder ultrasound came back good. Possible problems?

Probably ok, but...: It's definitely unusual to see a young man like you experiencing so much mental and physical lowness in daily living. To reverse that, practicing healthy low-risk lifestyle without overindulgence and obsession is the surest way to go. Detailing it? To http://formefirst. Com/emagicpoweruhl. Html.

If failed to improve, go to seek extensive counseling and evaluation so potentially correctable can be. ...Read more

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At what age a healthy man should start having annual physical exams?

At what age a healthy man should start having annual physical exams?

Age 40 but...: That's if you have no strong family for heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, breast or colon cancer, non-smoker, normal bowel habits, no non-healing skin sores, maintain routine dental checkups, and have no long term / chronic complaints.
As always, this decision should be made between you and your family doctor. ...Read more

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Is testosterone level — 4,3 ng/ml (ref. 2,5 — 10,3) concidered average or low? I'm 28 years old. What T level at this age should have a healthy man?

Is testosterone level — 4,3 ng/ml	(ref. 2,5 — 10,3) concidered average or low? I'm 28 years old. What T level at this age should have a healthy man?

Whats normal: As you can see the normal range for testosterone is quite broad. Typically, T levels are highest at 8am in the morning and that is the proper time for it to be checked. This is due to normal hormonal circadian rhythm. As long as the T level is within the normal range it is typically normal. Symptoms consistent with low t level include decreased sex drive, decreased morning erections and ED. ...Read more

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Why do men loose there erection strength/quality as they age?

Multiple factors...: Lower testosterone, lower nitric oxide levels, and probable vascular hardening/dysfunction--all occur with age. With age, your "north pointing flag" begins pointing a bit more southerly due to declines in the above. In animal studies, removal of testicles (lowering of testosterone) results in impaired erections. Testosterone replacement reverses this. Testosterone levels lower with age. ...Read more

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Do all men of a certain age need medication for help with their erections?

Do all men of a certain age need medication for help with their erections?

E.D. NOT universal: Erectile dysfunction (e.D.) Is not universal but depends upon medical conditions. In some studies overall prevalence is 18% but rises to 50% of diabetics and 90% of men with combination of smoking, high blood pressure, and vascular (blood vessel) disease. Also, prostate cancer surgery has high prevalence. ...Read more

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