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Author Topic: Exercise Improves Sexual Function in Men with Prostate Cancer  (Read 96 times)

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Exercise Improves Sexual Function in Men with Prostate Cancer
« on: November 10, 2021, 03:10:52 pm »
Physical activity, including a variety of exercises, may improve sexual dysfunction in people being treated for prostate cancer, according to results published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.

Sexual dysfunction, a common side effect of prostate cancer treatment, is known to impact quality of life. Treatments like prostatectomy (surgery to remove all or part of the prostate), external beam radiation therapy, brachytherapy (internal radiation) and hormone therapy can all lead to sexual problems, including erectile dysfunction and loss of sexual desire, in a substantial proportion of people with prostate cancer. Previous research has found that physical activity has been linked to improved sexual function in prostate cancer patients.

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https://www.cancerhealth.com/article/exercise-may-improve-sexual-dysfunction-prostate-cancer-patients

 


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