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What Can Affect Sèx In Older People?

Sèxual issues are commonly associated with older people, but that doesn't mean younger individuals are immune to them. While the risk of experiencing these issues is higher in older adults, younger people may also face such problems.

WebMD highlights several factors that contribute to sèxual problems in older adults:

1. Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction is a prevalent problem that occurs when the male organ does not receive enough blood flow, causing it to become weak. Although any man can experience this issue, those with age-related health issues like diabetes, heart disease, or stroke are more likely to develop it. Your doctor may suggest solutions like a pump or implant to help the male organ rise. Surgery to improve the blood supply to the intimate organs is an option in rare cases.

2. Medications

Certain medications, such as antidepressants, blood pressure drugs, and anticoagulants, can impact your sèxual life. It's important to speak to your doctor about the medications you're taking and whether they could be causing your sèxual issues, rather than making changes or stopping them on your own. Your doctor may suggest a replacement drug to address the problem.

3. Health Issues

Serious illnesses like Parkinson's and arthritis can cause exhaustion, limit your

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