Concussions May Leave Former NFL Players With Another Issue: Impotence

MONDAY, Aug. 26, 2019 -- Low testosterone is not something most people typically associate with NFL players. But repeated concussions from professional football appear to be damaging the sex life of players, causing erectile dysfunction and...
Source: - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

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AbstractKey contentThe World Health Organization (WHO) type 1 anovulatory disorders include hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism, hypothalamic amenorrhoea and hypopituitarism.These conditions are encountered primarily in endocrine, gynaecology and reproductive medicine clinics, and can result in amenorrhoea/oligomenorrhoea, subfertility or pregnancy loss.These conditions are associated with estrogen deficiency and therefore have implications for long ‐term bone and cardiovascular health.There is an apparent lack of clarity on diagnostic criteria (including utility of new biomarkers such as anti ‐müllerian hormone) and m...
Source: The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: REVIEWS Source Type: research
According to this study: Testosterone therapy is associated with an increased short-term risk of venous thromboembolism in both men who have hypogonadism and men who do not.
Source: AJN - Category: Nursing Tags: Journal Watch Source Type: research
THURSDAY, March 26, 2020 -- Until the discovery of Viagra, men with erectile dysfunction were largely left with the impression that their sexual problems were all in their head. That might still be somewhat true, even in this age of little blue...
Source: - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
Condition:   Hypogonadism Intervention:   Drug: Androderm® Sponsor:   Allergan Not yet recruiting
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Stress caused by uncertainty can be paralyzing. The information we are getting about the coronavirus seems to be changing by the hour — creating unprecedented uncertainty. There is a good reason your nerves are jangle, or you are feeling unsettled or anxious. Uncertainty is perceived as unsafe and potentially painful. Whether the situation is predictably positive or predictably negative, your brain prefers something familiar to something unfamiliar. Under stress, our brains depend on instinct rather than rational thought because the part of the brain responsible for critical thinking is busy dealing with the psycholo...
Source: Embrace Your Heart Wellness Initiative - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Stress Management uncertainty Source Type: blogs
Resistance toward current and new classes of anti-tuberculosis (anti-TB) antibiotics are rapidly emerging; thus, innovative therapies focused on host processes, termed host-directed therapies (HDTs), are promising novel approaches for shortening therapy regimens without inducing drug resistance. Development of new TB drugs is lengthy and expensive, and success is not guaranteed; thus, alternatives are needed. Repurposed drugs have already passed Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as well as European Medicines Agency (EMA) safety requirements and may only need to prove efficacy against Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb). Pho...
Source: Frontiers in Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
International Journal of Impotence Research, Published online: 26 June 2019; doi:10.1038/s41443-019-0169-0Current stepwise recommendations for hypogonadism screening in erectile dysfunction are not cost-effective
Source: International Journal of Impotence Research - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Source Type: research
By age 60, you have a 50/50 chance of having a clinically enlarged prostate. And it only gets worse every year. When your prostate isn’t functioning properly, it’s hard to enjoy life. Traditional doctors give you two choices. Go under the knife or you take Big Pharma’s drugs. Either way, you have a good chance of ending up with your manhood on the line… If you have surgery, there’s a big risk you’ll be saying goodbye to your sex life for good. The rate of impotence is a shocking 50 to 60% after prostate surgery.1 Big Pharma’s meds to shrink your prostate are no better. These sy...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news
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