Submissive Men More Likely to Suffer Erectile Dysfunction
Edwards says it's not new that men with erection problems
consult their medical doctors first. "They always did go to the medical
doctors. Psychotherapists weren't their first choice. It was in the hope there
was something their doctors could give them. And now there is." But, he
says, many older couples he's seen have found a simpler, less expensive (and
safer) solution: a good lubricant.
Tobias suggests that while there may be value in Viagra, the
ads for the drug encourage indiscriminate use: "The ads themselves lead to
tremendous expectations, and Viagra may not even be the answer." He says:
"No matter how many caveats you put in the ads, all the man hears is the
opening statement: 'Here's the solution to your problem.'" Maybe that's
true, Tobias says -- and maybe not.