How To Improve Sex After Prostate Cancer

September 26, 2011 by  
Filed under Prostate Cancer and Sex

How To Improve Sex After Prostate Cancer:

As we have said in lots of the articles on this website about sex after prostate cancer, it’s still very possible to have a good sex life even after this condition.

I know there are many who have completely lost their ability to have sex after undergoing prostate cancer surgery, it’s not always the case, especially if you know what needs to be known.

Read the full story on how you can improve sex after prostate cancer below:

 

Couples counseling, whether carried out online or through face-to-face therapy, improves the sex lives of men who have received treatment for prostate cancer, a new study says.

The findings suggest couples counseling provides benefits to patients’ sex lives beyond those brought by medications, including erectile dysfunction pills.

Despite efforts to make prostate cancer treatments less destructive to men’s sex lives, most men who are treated end up with erection problems. For example, a recent study found about 60 percent of men with prostate cancer who had their prostate glands removed had not recovered their sexual function two years after their treatment. Many also lost some desire for sex and had a diminished ability to reach or enjoy orgasms.

The new study involved 115 couples. The man in each relationship was a prostate cancer survivor whose treatment had taken place less than two years ago.

At the study’s start, half of these couples either participated in three face-to-face sex therapy sessions or interacted on a website that presented the same information and provided email feedback from a counselor. The other half of these couples waited three months to start counseling.

A third group of 71 couples who lived too far away for face-to-face therapy also received Internet-based therapy.

Both partners were asked to complete questionnaires that assessed sexual function and satisfaction before starting counseling, after the sessions, and at six months and one year after the sessions ended… Read the full article here.

So, what do you think? Do you agree it’s easy to improve sex after cancer of the prostate?

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One Response to “How To Improve Sex After Prostate Cancer”
  1. James says:

    Thanks a lot for this information. I have just found your website and have been reading lots of your highly informative articles. I am very excited and pleased with the huge work you are doing on this website. Thank you very much.

    Many of your articles have helped me a great deal. My lovely wife told me about your website after she found it. She has stood by me all through my problems and we are still happy together. I indeed had sexual problems after my surgery but am now getting back what I lost sexually and I am so glad. Thanks a lot.

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