The DRE – Guys, Get Over it.
Lately, I’ve been reading a lot more about the dreaded DRE – Digital Rectal Exam. While I understand that guys feel uncomfortable with the exam and some doctors say, it’s not necessary, it can still help, right? The answer is yes. So…in this quick article, I’m going to throw my support behind getting a DRE and a PSA at the same time.
The Link between African-American Men and Prostate Cancer
One risk factor associated with prostate cancer is race and ethnicity. Compared to other racial and ethnic groups, African-American men are reported to have the highest incidence rates of prostate cancer.
Further exploring the Psycho-Sexual (Side) Effect
Many men are well aware of the physical side effects of prostate cancer, which can include issues like urinary incontinence, erectile dysfunction (ED), and bowel problems. But what about the psychological side effects of prostate cancer and, more specifically, those side effects impacting psychological-sexual health?
Selfless Sex: Your Partners Pleasure
So far, we’ve scratched the surface on Selfless Sex by discussing how much pleasure the body can actually achieve. Just remember, Selfless Sex is about focusing on your partner so, in this article, I’d like to really get into that.
The ED Challenge – Beyond the Pill
Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is one of the more common sexual issues for men. While ED tends to appear in men who are older, it is more likely to appear in men who are in treatment for prostate cancer. An interesting read…
African-American Men & Prostate Cancer
In this article, I discussed prostate cancer (PC) in African-American men. I think it’s important to separate African-American men from other Black men because, as you will see, there are differences in the rates of diagnosis.
The Role of the Partner in Sexual Health
In many cases, the partner is there going through various stages with his/her partner’s new diagnosis, pre-treatment, surgery and post-treatment life. What can the partner do to help? What emotions are the partners going through?