Mens Sexual Health
The sexual health of a man is very important to his overall well being. It is important to take care of the male reproductive system and ensure it is functioning optimally. There are a number of health concerns that come under the category of men's sexual health. In this section, we offer products that deal with prostate health, men's agility and stamina as well as male fertility. What is the prostate? Enlarged prostate Prostatitis Tips for maintaining a healthy prostate What are the causes of sexual dysfunction? Understanding male fertility
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Page updated 06/04/18 12:47:36 p.m.
Statistics showed that 8 out of 10 men will eventually develop enlarged prostate and about 90% will develop this condition at the age of 85 years old. The good news though is that, only about 30% of men will find the symptoms disturbing.
What are the common symptoms of enlarged prostate?
- Difficulty passing urine or freely urinating.
- Frequently urinating, especially at night.
- You feel that your bladder is not empty after urinating.
- The urge to suddenly urinate.
- Repeatedly starting and stopping while urinating.
- Straining while urinating.
ProstatitisProstatitis is an infection or inflammation of the prostate. It can affect men at any age.. Although it is not considered contagious and cannot be transmitted sexually, just like any infection its symptoms can be disturbing and need treatment.
Types of Prostatitis:Acute Bacterial Prostatitis - this usually starts suddenly from a bacterial infection. The person may have fever, chills or pain when he has this condition and it may hurt when urinating. Blood may also appear in the urine. If this happens, immediately see a doctor.
Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis - this is a recurring infection which is rare and hard to treat. It may be treated with long term use of antibiotics. Consult with your doctor about your treatment options.
Chronic Prostatitis - also known as Chronic Pelvic Syndrome (CPS) this is also a common prostate concern. Symptoms include pain in the lower back, in the groin area or at the tip of the penis. You may also feel the frequent need to pass urine but be able to pass only a small amount. Men who suffer this condition may experience pain during ejaculation. Treating this condition involves a combination of taking oral medicine, surgery and lifestyle changes. Consult your doctor for diagnosis and your best treatment options.
Exercise and stay active
Eat a healthy diet, which includes fruits and vegetables. Eating 5-7 servings of fruits and vegetables and adding fish to your diet will benefit your overall health. Salmon and cod are your best options.
Take supplements that are specially made for men such as multivitamins and minerals with zinc. Some herbal preparations have known properties to aid prostate health, such as saw palmetto, nettle extract, and green tea extract.
Physical cause - a number of medical conditions can cause problems with sexual function. Some of these conditions are: diabetes, heart and vascular disease, neurological disorders, and hormonal imbalances among others. It can also be caused by alcoholism and drug abuse as well as side effects of certain medications.
Psychological cause - stress and anxiety that are associated with work, too much concern about sexual performance, marital or relationship problems, depression or past sexual trauma can all cause sexual problems.
Corresponding fertility tests will be given. An initial semen analysis will be performed and if it falls below normal levels plus something else is detected that has to do with your reproductive system, you may be referred to a urologist for a more thorough examination.
What are the common causes of fertility problems in men?Lifestyle and medical history. Overall healthy lifestyle plays a vital role in fertility health. If you are a heavy smoker, heavy alcohol drinker, have a poor diet, or have taken illegal drugs, these factors can greatly affect fertility health.
Other causes are: ejaculation problems, low sperm count or motility rate, or anti-sperm antibodies. Page updated 06/04/18 12:47:36 p.m.