Navigation Links
Couples Counseling Boosts Sex Lives After Prostate Cancer
Date:9/26/2011

mith Institute for Urology.

"Before nerve-sparing prostatectomy [surgical removal of the prostate], 100 percent of men would have erectile dysfunction afterward," Gilbert said. "That has come down quite a bit. But you are dealing with a population of men who are generally not 30 or 40 years old. They're older and may already have an underlying problem with erectile dysfunction."

Most men have some level of erection difficulties after prostate cancer surgery, experts said.

In addition to dealing with that, "the counseling program focused on the woman's right to pleasure in sex and on fixing problems like postmenopausal vaginal dryness or loss of desire related to poor sexual communication," Schover said.

"We educated both partners about available treatments to restore erections and had them complete a 'decision aid' to figure out what treatment to try, based on mutual opinions," she said. "If that treatment did not work well for them, we encouraged them to try another choice."

After prostrate cancer, many men try pills for erectile dysfunction, experts said. But those may not be enough. Other options include penile injections, vacuum pumps and or penile implants, but Schover said she suspects many men throw in the towel when they don't get the results they want and don't pursue the other alternatives.

Men and women were given questionnaires that asked about a wide variety of measures of sexual function and sexual satisfaction, including their erectile function (for men), ability to achieve orgasm and their level of desire.

"Every subscale improved except desire, which we weren't surprised by because very few had low desire to begin with, so there wasn't that far to go on that," Schover said.

Men's ability to achieve "near-normal" erections also improved after counseling. Before counseling, about 12 percent to 15 percent of men reported few erection difficulties. That increased to between 36 percent and 44 percent for
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Couples counseling helps improve the sex lives of prostate cancer survivors and their spouses
2. Couples counseling improves sexual intimacy after prostate treatment
3. Couples who receive government assistance report less marital satisfaction, commitment, study finds
4. Study examines how couples collaborative dialogue may assist in a spouses memory
5. Single parents and gay couples face rental housing discrimination: UBC study
6. Couples Who Dont Fight Much Arent Likely to Start
7. Even Living Together Is Too Much Commitment for Todays Couples
8. Couples report gender differences in relationship, sexual satisfaction over time
9. Long Commutes Tough on Couples Relationships
10. Fighting HIV in South Africa should focus on couples, study finds
11. Gay couples could benefit from testing together
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/20/2014)... 20, 2014 An improving macroeconomic landscape ... benefited the Massage Services industry over the ... industry products, the anticipated 1.0% annualized increase in per ... consumers with the means to afford additional massages. “While ... massage in a given year has declined from 2009 ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... The holidays can be anything but joyous for people ... candles and other allergy triggers. "The dust from ... packed away in dank basements or dusty attics is ... Rachna Shah, an affiliate faculty member at Loyola University ... release. Shah, who is also an allergist at ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... York (PRWEB) December 20, 2014 ... to move forward in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard ... which suggests that children treated with the medication ... linked to breast development and lactation. The study, ... 34 children and adolescents who began treatment with ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... December 20, 2014 Developers of ... of a new plugin for Final Cut Pro X ... “TranSlice Volume 5 allows users to create hand drawn ... Said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios. “TranSlice ... professionalism while maintaining an easy to use interface.” , ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... 2014 Today, Balfleet.com, one of the ... Sale, offering 50%-70% off on its Mother of ... The mother of the bride dresses from Balfleet.com feature ... 24/7 accessible and takes pride in providing high quality ... are offering great discounts on our mother of the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Massage Services in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 2Health News:Massage Services in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 3Health News:Holiday Trimmings Can Trigger Allergies 2Health News:Risperdal Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Publication of Study Suggesting Medication May Raise Prolactin Levels in Children 2Health News:Risperdal Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Publication of Study Suggesting Medication May Raise Prolactin Levels in Children 3Health News:Risperdal Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Publication of Study Suggesting Medication May Raise Prolactin Levels in Children 4Health News:Pixel Film Studios released a new transition entitled TranSlice Volume 5 exclusively for Final Cut Pro X 2Health News:Balfleet.com is Offering 50%-70% Off of its Mother of the Bride Dresses 2
... Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP ) announced today that it ... by its wholly owned subsidiary, BTB Purchaser Inc., for all ... Inc. (Nasdaq: IDEV ). The subsequent offering ... time on Friday, March 13, 2009. American Stock Transfer ...
... in the World Available with Levemir(R), NovoLog(R) and NovoLog(R) ... Novo Nordisk has redesigned FlexPen(R), the number one ... diabetes patients to use less force when pushing the ... insulin with prominent color branding. FlexPen(R) is only available ...
... Protection Week March 1-7, 2009 FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 2 ... the largest increase occurring at corporations and small businesses. ... that 86 percent of data breaches could be prevented, ... Protection Program ( www.identityforce.com/MPP ) in honor of National ...
... Washington, Will Her High-Tax Tendencies Decimate The ... NEW TAXES, OBAMA ANNOUNCES SEBELIUS AS HHS ... released today by the Republican National Committee: ... President Obama Will Make A Formal Announcement ...
... Matchmaker Software Expected to Accelerate Kidney Paired Donations and ... Waiting for Kidney TransplantsPALM DESERT, Calif., March 2 ... its Kidney Paired Donation software, Silverstone Matchmaker, at the ... use by California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC - San ...
... - In discussions with lenders to restructure debt -MCLEAN, Va., ... SRZ ) today reported financial results and operating data for ... host a conference call and webcast Monday, March 2, 2009, ... , "Championing quality of life for seniors has ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Endo Pharmaceuticals Announces Extension of its Tender Offer for Shares of Indevus Pharmaceuticals 2Health News:Endo Pharmaceuticals Announces Extension of its Tender Offer for Shares of Indevus Pharmaceuticals 3Health News:Photos: Novo Nordisk Improved FlexPen(R) Now Available in the U.S. 2Health News:Photos: Novo Nordisk Improved FlexPen(R) Now Available in the U.S. 3Health News:Photos: Novo Nordisk Improved FlexPen(R) Now Available in the U.S. 4Health News:Photos: Novo Nordisk Improved FlexPen(R) Now Available in the U.S. 5Health News:Photos: Novo Nordisk Improved FlexPen(R) Now Available in the U.S. 6Health News:Photos: Novo Nordisk Improved FlexPen(R) Now Available in the U.S. 7Health News:New Certification Seal Identifies Merchants Committed to Fighting Identity Theft 2Health News:New Certification Seal Identifies Merchants Committed to Fighting Identity Theft 3Health News:RNC: Wrong Prescription 2Health News:RNC: Wrong Prescription 3Health News:RNC: Wrong Prescription 4Health News:RNC: Wrong Prescription 5Health News:RNC: Wrong Prescription 6Health News:Silverstone Solutions Launches New Version of Kidney Paired Donation Software at DEMO 2009 2Health News:Silverstone Solutions Launches New Version of Kidney Paired Donation Software at DEMO 2009 3Health News:Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 2Health News:Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 3Health News:Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 4Health News:Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 5Health News:Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 6Health News:Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 7Health News:Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 8Health News:Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 9Health News:Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 10Health News:Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 11Health News:Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 12Health News:Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 13Health News:Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 14Health News:Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 15Health News:Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 16Health News:Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 17Health News:Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 18Health News:Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 19
(Date:12/19/2014)... BOCA RATON, Fla. , Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... entered into a multi-product agreement with MSN Laboratories Pvt. ... Breckenridge and MSN expect to commercialize several new ANDAs. ... manufacture, and supply the products exclusively to Breckenridge for ... the products under its label.  Breckenridge and MSN have ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... HILL, N.C. , Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... to optimize a product,s web presence to reflect ... Brand websites, in particular, must meet the needs ... regulations and culture. According to ... more than half of the participating companies averaged ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... 2014  Monarch America Inc. (OTCQB: CANK) ("Monarch America" ... to provide this review of the Company,s recent achievements ... "Over this past year, we achieved many of ... proud to say that Monarch America is in a ... ever been," stated Eric Hagen , CEO of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Breckenridge Pharmaceutical signs Multi-Product Generic Agreement with MSN Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. 2Building a Best-in-Class Pharma Global Brand Website 2Monarch America Inc. CEO Reviews Recent Achievements and Provides Outlook for 2015 2Monarch America Inc. CEO Reviews Recent Achievements and Provides Outlook for 2015 3
... 14, 2011  Heska Corporation (NASDAQ: HSKA ; ... and specialty products to veterinarians, announced today the intent ... expertise in blood-related disorders.  The parties are to explore ... cell-based therapeutics, for use in the veterinary market.      ...
... Group, Inc. (OTCMARKETS: UYMG) "UNITY" (or the "Company"), and its ... it has sold its initial PZ Uno Tablet press to ... the company is not able to disclose the name of ... tablet press would be used for a research and development ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Heska Announces Exploration of New Technologies Through Strategic Collaboration with Entegrion, Inc. 2Heska Announces Exploration of New Technologies Through Strategic Collaboration with Entegrion, Inc. 3Unity Management Group, Inc. Announces Its Initial Sale of the PZ UNO Tablet Press to a Major Pharmaceutical Company for $500,000 2
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: