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Sexuality in Ageing Male: Review of Pathophysiology and Treatment Strategies for Various Male Sexual Dysfunctions

by Eric Chung 1,2,3
1
AndroUrology Centre, Brisbane, QLD 4000, Australia
2
University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD 4000, Australia
3
Macquarie University Hospital, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
Med. Sci. 2019, 7(10), 98; https://doi.org/10.3390/medsci7100098
Received: 6 August 2019 / Revised: 8 September 2019 / Accepted: 12 September 2019 / Published: 20 September 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Men's Sexual Health)
Sexual function among older men is often thought to decrease as part of normal ageing biology despite the fact that sexuality remains an important issue in the elderly. Sexual dysfunction in the aged male is likely multifactorial in nature, with the development and/or progression of medical comorbidities often resulting in decline in male sexual function and poor treatment response. At present, sexual dysfunction in the ageing male is poorly investigated and understood, and current treatment strategies aim at improving sexual desire and erectile function with limited data on ejaculatory and orgasmic dysfunctions. In addition, men are often reticent to seek help for health concerns including sexual dysfunction. The following article provides a narrative review of strategies to address various aspects of sexual dysfunction in the ageing male. Clinicians need to be educated to be sensitive when discussing sexuality issues among older men and to present practical solutions that take into account individual and cultural differences. View Full-Text
Keywords: sexuality; ageing; sexual function; erectile function; ejaculation; orgasm; sexual desire sexuality; ageing; sexual function; erectile function; ejaculation; orgasm; sexual desire
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Chung, E. Sexuality in Ageing Male: Review of Pathophysiology and Treatment Strategies for Various Male Sexual Dysfunctions. Med. Sci. 2019, 7, 98.

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