New Year Resolutions Good For sexual Health

New Year Resolutions Good For sexual Health
Stick to your New Year resolution if you wish for a better sexual health. Researchers have found out that popular pledges help improve urologic or sexual health.

The erectile dysfunction can be cured for those men who have vowed to loose weight this year. They said that the problem of sexual dysfunction is strongly effected by obesity, as well as other conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and smoking

“This study showed that weight loss and other risk factors for ED that are alleviated by weight loss may be keys to restoring sexual function," said Anthony Y. Smith, MD.

The researchers claim that only 33 percent of population know that smoking is a leading risk factor for bladder cancer. So, those of you who have promised to kick the butt, can be safe from the dreaded from of cancer.

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Smokers are twice as likely to get bladder cancer as non-smokers, according to American Cancer Society. As for those men who have made the resolution to give up high cholesterol food, this would not only protect them from heart problems but also help in managing the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level.

A study of 1,214 men without prostate cancer at the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center in North Carolina shows that PSA levels were lower among men with lower total and LDL cholesterol levels.

“We don't understand exactly how cholesterol affects prostate health. But, we are finding that that there is an important link. Thus, managing your cholesterol level may not only reduce the risk of heart disease, but improve prostate health," said Dr Stephen J. Freedland.

Other than causing anxiety, stress is also responsible for erectile dysfunction (ED), the inability to achieve or maintain an erection. It is advisable for men suffering from persisting stress to visit the doctor soon. Lastly, it was concluded that overall good health lead to a better sexual health and performance. AGENCIES

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Story first published: Friday, January 2, 2009, 17:29 [IST]
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