Many of the replies are correct. The absolute best way to block orgasm is to worry or stress about whether or not you will climax. Stress, fatigue, anxiety, fear as well as many medications, tobacco and alcohol can all block orgasm. Distractions as well are known such as TV, music, people talking nearby or your thinking about anything other than the experience. Also remember that men are very visual so perhaps adding visual aspects (translate - leave light on or use candles to see what is happening) can help as well as trying new positions to increase pressure or friction that serve as climax triggers.View Thread
True. Good news is that you are alive 30 years after treatment !!! so it worked. The radiation treatments today are nothing like what they were decades ago. Far more focused, far fewer side effects.
Yes, radiation is a well known cause of ED that can, as you point out, develop over time. But also remember that there are many other causes of ED that can develop independently from the radiation so please dont assume it is from the XRT- get checked out to be sure it is not from blood vessel disease such as coronary artery issues in your heart or vascular issues, or diabetes, thyroid, liver issues to name a few. Many medications cause ED and many times it just happens as we age. Good luck.View Thread
The SSRI antidepressants can drop your sex drive, as can many heart and blood pressure medications. Talk to your primary care doctor. You may need to work this out with your wife with the help of a therapist.View Thread
Surgery on the lower colon or pelvis can interfere with nerves and so semen can back wash into the bladder with ejaculation. Very common. If you are trying to have a child then you can take medications like sudafed hours before and that can help snug up the bladder-neck, assuming it doesn't shoot your blood pressure way up.
The erection thing is probably more related to age, medications, artery damage, high blood pressure, cholesterol, etc. You should see your doctor and talk about options such as Viagra and Cialis and Levitra. They work great in men with some issues but not total ED.View Thread
Be careful- many times these supplements have other hidden products that can be dangerous. Some may even illegally contain amounts of prescription meds. Know the source and try to limit it to major brands. Also, do your research before you start throwing substances into your body, that may have potentially serious side effects.View Thread
There are many over the counter supplements that can improve blood flow and so carry the claim of improving ED. The good news is that because of placebo effect, most products will work about 1/3 of the time. And of course, a lot depends on the individual, his chemistry, and so many other factors. If there are no side effects, then they are worth trying. But please, don't assume anything and do your research on line on a reputable site. Many web sites are actually selling products and so cannot be trusted for reliable information.View Thread
This assumes there is nothing wrong medically with nerves, blood supply, hormones etc. He needs a complete medical evaluation to look at blood tests, his heart with stress echo and carotid evaluation.View Thread
I have written about my thoughts on a number of posts just this past hour. The key thing is the ED is the symptom of a deeper problem which can be serious. He needs a complete work up with stress echo and to see an ED expert. There are so many effective treatments that there is no reason is sit and do nothing. This is common.View Thread
The implant will only take you out to what your anatomy allows. It will work great and almost all my patients over almost 30 years have been happy with the results. The key is to find a skilled and experienced urologist.View Thread