Introduction

  • The mantra of "Staying young" or "Delaying Aging" is to stay "Sexually Active"
  • About 20 - 25% of middle aged men and women suffer from one or the other form of Sexual dysfunction.
  • Because most of the people are reluctant to talk about their sexual problems, the issue gets unnoticed.
  • The Sexual Dysfunction can be a marker of underlying Medical , Endocrinological , Psychological and Social problem.
  • Sexual Deprivation to the spouse/partner because of ones Sexual Dysfunction leads to complications in the partner.
  • Erectile Dysfunction should not considered to be a normal part of aging process.
  • Causes Of Sexual Dysfunction
    • Hormonal Imbalances.
    • Neurotransmitters defects.
    • Addictions (Smoking)
    • Stress
    • Life Style
    • Medicines
    • Psychologic
    • Neurogenic
    • Vasculogenic
    • Mood disorders
    • PCOD
    • Diabetes Mellitus
    • Obesity
    • Not attracted towards the partner
    • Sexual Exclusivity (Monogamy)
    • Socioeconomic (Small houses having big families)
    • Religious/ Cultural/ Social taboos.
    • Fear of Pregnancy
    • No Sex education
    • No knowledge of foreplay
    • Monotonous Sexual activity
    • Imperfect partner (in term of partner not bothered about sexual satisfaction of other partner)
    • Forced Sex
    • Premature ejaculation in male partner
    • Trauma, Insults in early age.
    • Usually attitude of male partners to see female partners as sex objects brings Sexual problems in the female partner.
  • Management Of Sexual Dysfunction
    • Classify the Sexual Dysfunction (Libido ,Arousal, Erection , Penetration,Ejaculation , Orgasm)
    • Detailed Discussion about interpersonal relationship issues
    • Identify the risk factors
    • Elimination of risk factors
    • Identification and treatment of underlying medical conditions causing Sexual dysfunction
    • Investigation for Hormonal imbalances, Nutritional deficiency etc.
    • Imaging for Erectile dysfunction (Penile Doppler etc)
    • Hormonal and nutritional manipulation
    • Stress reduction
    • Sleep management
    • Motivation
    • Medical and Surgical management for Erectile dysfunction
    • Medical and psychological management or arousal and orgasmic disorders
    • Couple counselling is of utmost importance
    • Education about Foreplay and use of non - genital organs for sexual pleasure.
  • Few recommendations by Dr. Deepak Anjana V. Chaturvedi to remember before going for stem cells based therapies

    • Stem cells based therapies have the potential to be a great futuristic medicine.
    • The effects of Stem Cells based therapies are yet to be proven.
    • Go autologous first.
    • Don't pay very hefty amounts for the same.
    • Don't expect miracles but stay optimistic.
    • Evaluate yourself thoroughly before going ahead with it.
    • Don't fall prey to tall claims made by the therapy providers.
    • Don't leave your ongoing treatment (medicines etc) without consulting your doctor.
    • Everything has a potential to give unwanted effects or to get fail. Please stay prepared for the same.

  • Dr. Deepak Anjana V. Chaturvedi's view on Diet

    • 1. No fixed rules about eating behavior.
    • 2. Living long (longevity), Living healthy (wellness), Improved quality of life index (Antiaging) and living comfortably with one or more disability and disease are different entities.
    • 3. Every condition mentioned in point no.2 needs different dietary framework.
    • 4. Affordability and availability are other issues in practical life.
    • 5. Religious and cultural factors affect human eating behavior very much.

Sexual Dysfunction is an important clinical entity which needs to be addressed by every doctor. Dr.Deepak Chaturvedi strongly believes that the patients should feel free to discuss about their sexual issues to their doctor and understand the underlying causes and potential complications of this problem and avoid any over the counter miracle remedy for their sexual problems.

If you want to schedule a consultation from Dr.Deepak Chaturvedi, then Click here

© Copyright 2014. All rights Reserved.Hormone Doctor India