Couples Counseling Boosts Sex Lives After Prostate Cancer

But a new study finds that counseling helped married men and women figure out what sorts of treatments for erectile dysfunction worked for them and how to incorporate those methods during sex. In doing so, they returned some luster to their love lives.

via Couples Counseling Boosts Sex Lives After Prostate Cancer.

Couples often have a hard time dealing with the emotional and physical changes after prostate cancer surgery.  There are ways to help men have erections after surgery if oral medicines are not working.

I try to bring up the need to have erections and the impact on the couple at most visits.  This article states counseling for couples if sexual function is important is helpful as well.

Urinary side effects after brachytherapy

UroToday – The Pathophysiology of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms After Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer
“”BERKELEY, CA ( – Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) following brachytherapy are usually considered to subside within a few months of treatment.
However, a subset of patients experience persistent LUTS and Dr. Jerry Blavias and associates from Cornell University characterize this group of patients in a report in the BJU International. “”

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