Men who have trouble getting erections have sex less often than men with
normal sexual function, several studies have shown.
But can a long sexual dry spell actually cause erectile dysfunction
(ED)? And can men cut their risk for ED by having sex (or masturbating) on a
The type of
therapy and how long it lasts depends on what type of problem you have. Both group or individual therapy may be used. It's often helpful to involve your partner in the therapy.
Evidence shows that group therapy helps with erection
problems in some men. Adding group therapy to treatment with sildenafil
(for example, Viagra) helped more than sildenafil alone. Men who took part in group therapy also
were more likely to keep taking their medicine.1