Sex Therapy for Erection Problems - Topic Overview
Sex therapy may be helpful for some men who have
erection problems (erectile dysfunction). Sex therapy
does not involve having sex with or in front of the sex therapist. It is also
not long-term or open-ended therapy. It usually involves working with a
therapist who recommends gradual steps to change sexual behavior.
Sex therapy helps you understand and accept that emotions (such as
anxiety or sadness) can easily become associated with physical factors or
reactions. It is based on the following premises:
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