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Enjoying a satisfying sex life as we age is important to both physical and mental health. As we age, diseases and conditions may pose challenges in our sexual health, and sexual experiences. Learn how to manage your conditions and still have a gratifying sex life as you age.

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    • Heart Attack Heart attack happens when a blood clot completely obstructs a coronary artery supplying blood to the heart muscle. A heart...learn more »
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      Heart Attack Article
      • Heart attack facts
      • What is a heart attack?
      • What causes a heart attack?
      • What are the symptoms of a heart attack?
      • What are the complications of a heart attack?
      • What are the risk factors for atherosclerosis and heart attack?
      • How is a heart attack diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for heart attack?
      • What are the risk factors for heart attack in women?
      • What are the symptoms of heart attack in women and how is heart attack diagnosed?
      • How is heart attack in women treated?
      • What about hormone therapy and heart attack in women?
      • What is new in heart attack?
    • Erectile Dysfunction (ED, Impotence) Erectile dysfunction (ED, impotence) is the failure to achieve or maintain an erection. There are many potential underlying...learn more »
      In This Article
      Erectile Dysfunction (ED, Impotence) Article
      • What is erectile dysfunction?
      • What causes erectile dysfunction?
      • What are the risk factors for erectile dysfunction?
      • Can young men get erectile dysfunction?
      • How is erectile dysfunction diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for erectile dysfunction?
      • What is the prognosis for erectile dysfunction?
      • Can erectile dysfunction be prevented?
    • Prostate Cancer Prostate cancer is an uncontrolled (malignant) growth of cells in the prostate gland. Prostate cancer is the second leading...learn more »
      In This Article
      Prostate Cancer Article
      • Prostate cancer facts
      • What is the prostate gland?
      • What is prostate cancer?
      • Why is prostate cancer important?
      • What are prostate cancer causes?
      • What are prostate cancer symptoms and signs?
      • What are the screening tests for prostate cancer?
      • What are false positive elevations in the PSA test?
      • What refinements have been made in the PSA test?
      • How is prostate cancer diagnosed and graded?
      • How is the staging of prostate cancer done?
      • What are the treatment options for prostate cancer?
      • What about prostate cancer surgery?
      • What about radiation therapy for prostate cancer?
      • What about hormonal treatment for prostate cancer?
      • What is cryotherapy for prostate cancer?
      • What is HIFU for prostate cancer?
      • What is chemotherapy for prostate cancer?
      • What are the differences between hormonal treatment and chemotherapy?
      • What about herbal or other alternative medicine treatments for prostate cancer?
      • What is active surveillance for prostate cancer?
      • Can prostate cancer be prevented?
      • What will be the future treatments for prostate cancer?
      • Controversy in prostate cancer today
    • Prostatitis (Inflammation of the Prostate Gland) Prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate gland. Causes of prostatitis include STDs, bacteria from urinary tract infections...learn more »
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      Prostatitis (Inflammation of the Prostate Gland) Article
      • Prostatitis facts
      • Prostatitis definition
      • What causes prostatitis?
      • What are the risk factors for prostatitis?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of prostatitis?
      • When should I see my doctor for prostatitis?
      • How is the diagnosis of prostatitis made?
      • What is the treatment for prostatitis?
      • What are the complications of prostatitis?
      • What is the prognosis for prostatitis?
      • Prostatitis conclusion
    • Shingles Shingles, or herpes zoster, is a painful rash caused by the varicella zoster virus. Other symptoms include headache, fever,...learn more »
      In This Article
      Shingles Article
      • Shingles facts
      • What is shingles? What does shingles look like?
      • What causes shingles?
      • What are risk factors for shingles?
      • What is the contagious period for shingles?
      • What are shingles symptoms and signs?
      • How is shingles diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for shingles?
      • Are there any home remedies for shingles?
      • What is the duration of a shingles outbreak?
      • What are complications of shingles?
      • What can be done for recurrent shingles?
      • What is the prognosis of shingles?
      • Is it possible to prevent shingles with a vaccine?
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Women (STDs) Sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs, are infections that are transmitted during any type of sexual exposure, including...learn more »
      In This Article
      Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Women (STDs) Article
      • What are sexually transmitted diseases (STDs, formerly referred to as sexually transmitted infections or STIs)?
      • Gonorrhea
      • Chlamydia
      • Syphilis
      • Genital Herpes
      • Human Papillomaviruses (HPVs) and Genital Warts
      • Chancroid
      • Ectoparasitic Infections
      • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
      • Hepatitis B
      • Hepatitis C
      • Conclusions

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