MNAS Clinic: Dr. Roshita Khare - Consultant Psychiatrist & Sexologist

Male Sexual Problems

Male Sexual Problems

Sexual Dysfunction is any physical or psychological problem that prevents you or your partner from getting sexual satisfaction. Male sexual dysfunction is a common health problem affecting men of all ages, but is more common with increasing age.

The main types of male sexual dysfunction are:

  • Erectile Dysfunction (difficulty getting/keeping an erection)
  • Premature ejaculation (reaching orgasm too quickly)
  • Delayed or inhibited ejaculation (reaching orgasm too slowly or not at all)

Low libido (reduced interest in sex)

Causes

Physical causes of overall sexual dysfunction may be:

  • Low testosterone levels
  • Prescription drugs (antidepressants, high blood pressure medicine)
  • Blood vessel disorders such as atherosclerosis and high blood pressure
  • Stroke or nerve damage from diabetes or surgery
  • Smoking
  • Alcoholism and drug abuse

Psychological causes might include:

  • Concern about sexual performance
  • Marital or relationship problems
  • Depression, feelings of guilt
  • Effects of past sexual trauma
  • Work-related stress and anxiety
Male Sexual Dysfunction