erectile dysfunction

6 Reasons Why Sex Is (Much) Better After 50

Posted on 10/8/2013 by | News, Culture, Sights and Sounds | Comments

Bulletin Today | RelationshipsYou’ve probably heard or seen Miley Cyrus’ comment that people over 40 don’t have sex. We have some really good news for her. We can think of six reasons why sex is better after 40, and better yet after 50. You can probably add some reasons of your own. (Tell us in comments.) 1. We started the sexual revolution and never looked back. No, we weren’t alive in the Victorian era, but in our pre-revolutionary days it sure felt like …

How to Talk Honestly About Sex Over 50

Posted on 07/5/2013 by | Sex & Relationships | Comments

RelationshipsQ: I’m a 68-year-old widower and have decided to start dating again. I use a vacuum pump to achieve an erection since I have erectile dysfunction caused by long-term diabetes. When do I tell a prospective partner about this? Surprising her with this when things are about to get “hot and heavy” doesn’t seem like a very good idea. My deceased wife was my only partner using this device. She was fine with it, but I have no idea how …

Erectile Woes Linked to Heart Disease, Hospitalization

Posted on 01/30/2013 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthThe more problems a man is having with erectile dysfunction, the greater his risk of being hospitalized with heart disease, a new Australian study finds. Researchers, who examined data on more than 95,000 Australian men age 45 or older, said their findings underscore the importance of physicians checking men for hidden heart problems if they develop even mild erectile dysfunction (ED). As one Australian heart doctor put it, “This is the ‘canary in the trousers’ for men — if you …

Prostate Surgery: For Older Men, Waiting May Be Better

Posted on 07/23/2012 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthFor men in their 60s who are diagnosed with early-state prostate cancer, surgery doesn’t help them live significantly longer than those who wait and monitor the slow-growing disease, a landmark new study finds. Prostate cancer affects one in six men, but surgery often causes serious side effects, including urinary incontinence and sexual dysfunction. The results of the federally funded study suggests that a more conservative approach might be better, especially for men with a PSA reading under 10 ng per …

I Have ED But Get Morning Erections. What Gives?

Posted on 06/13/2012 by | Sex & Relationships | Comments

Home & Family | Personal HealthQ: I suffer from erectile dysfunction. Why do I sometimes wake up in the middle of the night and have a stronger erection? — CG Dr. Pepper Schwartz: CG, there could be a couple of reasons. Testosterone is generally higher in men in the early morning, so depending on what time you wake up, you might be experiencing a surge of male hormone. It could also be that some of your erectile issues are psychological, so you’re able to get …

The Takeaway: Calculating Risks from Prostate Cancer Treatments, Pot Dispensaries and Obama’s Jobs Plan

Posted on 09/21/2011 by | Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin TodayProstate Cancer + Treatment = Sexual Dysfunction? Medical Marijuana = Less Crime? Payroll Tax Cut = Bad News for Social Security?