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Laptops Linked To Erectile Dysfunction

Laptops Linked To Erectile Dysfunction

Too much technology

Is it a boon or a bane? This is something about technology that we humans have still not been able to decide upon. It is true that just as it has its pros it also has its cons. For most of us, our smart phones and our laptops are an essential part of life without which life just cannot go on. We are stuck to these devices almost from dawn to dusk and sometimes we don’t take a break from these even in bed. Well too much of anything is not good, we have been told. And this is true even in the case of laptop usage, especially if you are a male.

Laptops and erectile dysfunction

It may be tough to believe, but studies have proved that long hours of laptop usage can be harmful. Especially so if you use it on your lap. Typically what happens is that for the sake of convenience, we put it on our laps and carry on working. It is true that laptops generate radiation or, in simple terms, heat. Long hours of heat around the lap area means that you are exposing your genital region to this heat. And this is what has been linked by the studies to erectile dysfunction.

Typically erectile dysfunction is one of the most distressing conditions for the males. This is something that affects them psychologically as well physically. They are unable to admit it, but then are unable to ignore it as well. So, the best way to go about would be to adapt a healthy lifestyle wherein this can be avoided. There are many factors causing erectile dysfunction and laptop usage is one of them.

The how of laptop causing erectile dysfunction

Laptop radiation can reduce your sperm count affecting your chances of reproduction. Even if you use a pillow to place the laptop, that does not really help as the heat is still generated. When used for long hours, this still results in the same situation. It has been proved and published in various medical journals that the heat generated from laptops can impact sperm count, production and development. This is what makes it difficult to conceive down the road.

Enough has been written about the ill effects of laptop usage on male impotence. This is a really sensitive issue as avoiding constant laptop usage is not possible for most. There are also claims of laptop manufacturers to say that what is being said is not true and that there are specific instructions that need to be followed for usage. When in doubt, don’t, said Benjamin Franklin. If you have any doubts on whether laptops can indeed erectile dysfunction, just make sure that you don’t use it on the lap for long hours or not at all. It is after all, better to be safe rather than be sorry. As mentioned there are multiple factors causing erectile dysfunction and you can consciously avoid one at least.

Are Painkillers Tied to Erectile Dysfunction?

Are painkillers tied to erectile dysfunction?

Having pain medication at arm’s reach as always been part of aging men daily regimen. When it comes to dealing with aches and pains associated with growing old, most men have a hard time holding back on taking painkillers as they go about their everyday life with little consideration to the possible side effect.

New research has shown that a long term prescription of pain medication for some men may lead to high risk of erectile dysfunction. This means that men that are engaged in a high dose of long-term use of painkillers, also known as “opiods” are not safe from the risk of ED. Painkillers have always known to reduce testosterone levels in men and women until a new study shows it also play a role in the effect of erectile dysfunction, fatigue, constipation, obesity, osteoporosis, and depression.

Erectile dysfunction is referred to inability to sustain and maintain a proper erection sustainable to penetrate during sexual activity. Erection occurs when the arteries carrying blood into the penis widen during sexual stimulation and allow blood to flow in. there are other nerves and hormones present in the body that help to maintain an erection. Any difficulty condition involving the proper function of the circulation or hormonal system may affect the victim from getting a proper erection.

Doctors and scientist have also attributed other factors (both physical and psychological) as a cause of erectile dysfunction. This factor includes; anxieties, diseases, poor diet, smoking, alcohol consumption, surgical problem and sometimes medication.

Nevertheless, there has been conjecture about the study of painkillers been associated with the cause of erectile dysfunction, since ED has already been a common medical condition among aging men without the use of painkillers. However, further research has shown that there has been an increased rate of reported erectile dysfunction among the men on opioid medication. This prompts warrant for further research to backup and understands this hypothesis.

Painkillers medication still stands as the most widely prescribed medication for patients with uncontrollable pain, especially post-operative patients. This does not mean all these painkillers are entirely bad for you. However, abuse or long-term use of all these medications can result to ED both in young and aged men. Patient that consumes these drugs at least five days per week or more than two doses a day are more at higher risk of the side effect of these medications.

It is recommended to try an alternative to painkillers medication when you are experiencing casual pain. Patients should try some stress-free exercise such as physical therapy to reduce pain severity.
If you are suffering from ED you may wanna consider seeing your doctor to confirm if your daily medication can be the source of the problem.