Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Causes of Impotence
Men of any age can develop medical problems that interfere with their ability to get or keep an erection. However, compared to older men, men under age 45 are more likely to experience psychological causes for their impotence.
Let's start by finding out about stress in your life, since stress is one of the most common types of psychological problems that can interfere with normal sexual function. Common sources of stress include
distance or strain in the relationship between you and your partner
job or family related stress
fear or worries about sex or intimacy
anxiety about sexual performance
worries about your body image.
Do you feel that stress or other psychological factors may be affecting your sexual performance?
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- Causes of Impotence
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- Difficulty Passing Urine
- Intestinal Gas Guide
- Loss of Control of Urine in Men
- Lumps or Pain Within the Scrotum
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Painful or Frequent Urination in Men
- Penis Pain, Sores, Discharge or Lumps
- Rectal Bleeding
- Rectal Pain or Itching
- Recurring Abdominal Pain
- Sexual Problems in Men
- Treatment of Impotence
- Understanding New and Severe Abdominal Pain
- Understanding PSA
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