Lower levels have no significant effect; findings consistent in racially diverse population.
High levels of free and bioavailable testosterone are associated with a significantly decreased risk of ED in younger men.
It is cost-effective, potentially saving $21.3 billion over 20 years by preventing 1.1 million cardiovascular events, researchers say.
Men who get the most physical activity report more erections and orgasms.
Lower testosterone levels linked to decreased sexual activity and desire, but not to fewer erections.
Only 6.7% of men reported erections that were as good after radical prostatectomy, as before—much lower than would be expected by IIEF-5 scores.
In this study, over half the men referred for borderline testosterone levels had depression.
Depression is prevalent among men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
The authors recommend consideration of testosterone assays in men who fail to respond to PDE5 inhibitors in an effort to optimize outcomes.
Correlation identified between functional capacity and erectile function improvement
Sexual function declines for both men and women following radical prostatectomy, but some aspects of care may help couples.
Men who take phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors after radical prostatectomy are more likely to experience biochemical recurrence of disease.
A Turkish study found that 55% of male coronary artery disease patients had some degree of erectile dysfunction.
Potency was observed in 51% of unilateral surgery patients and 71% of bilateral surgery patients who received oral therapy.
Nerve-sparing surgery by robot-assisted laparoscopy was associated with a 2.4 times increased odds of regaining potency versus open surgery
In a placebo-controlled study, 57% of men unable to have intercourse were able to do so without medication after receiving the treatment.
Men with asymptomatic vascular disease are more likely to develop erectile dysfunction (ED) compared to those who don't.
Significantly lower vitamin D level in patients with severe/complete versus mild erectile dysfunction (ED).
Sildenafil (Viagra) has demonstrated improvement in heart function without any adverse effect on blood pressure.
Men with diabetic peripheral neuropathy have an increased occurrence of erectile dysfunction and lower-urinary-tract symptoms.
When it comes to erectile dysfunction (ED) in middle-aged men, testosterone may not be a key factor.
FDA has approved a supplemental new drug application for Stendra (avanafil) taken early as ~15 minutes before sexual activity.
In a study, none of the 62 men who had the treatment experienced erectile dysfunction or urinary incontinence.
Of 6.2 million men diagnosed with the condition, only 25.4% of them filled a prescription for a medical treatment.
At 5 years after seed implantation, 59% prostate cancer patients had preserved erectile function.
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