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  MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Ulnar nerve dysfunction
Ulnar nerve dysfunction involves impaired movement or sensation in the wrist and hand caused by damage to the ulnar nerve.
Ulnar nerve dysfunction is a common form of peripheral neuropathy.
Dysfunction of a single nerve group (such as the ulnar nerve) is classed as mononeuropathy.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/000789.htm   (950 words)

  
 erectile dysfunction under age 40: etiology and role of contributing factors
Erectile dysfunction in younger patients and in patients with primary impotence is due mainly to organic causes, usually vascular in origin.
Erectile dysfunction (ED), known as an inability to achieve or maintain erection with sufficient rigidity and duration to permit satisfactory sexual performance, is an age dependent disorder.
The ratio of organic to psychogenic male sexual dysfunction has been reported to be directly proportional to age; with 70 % of men under 35 years of age having psychogenic ED and 85 % of men over 50 years of age having organic ED.
www.duj.com /Article/Karadeniz.html   (1544 words)

  
 Natural options for Erectile Dysfunction : by Ray Sahelian, M.D., herbs, supplements   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Psychogenic erectile dysfunction was diagnosed in 50% of the patients and organic erectile dysfunction was diagnosed in 45%.
In patients under 40 years, the rate of psychogenic erectile dysfunction was 83% and the rate of organic erectile dysfunction was 17%, but in the patients over 40 years, the rate of psychogenic erectile dysfunction was 40.7% and the rate of organic erectile dysfunction was 59.3%.
The causes of organic erectile dysfunction were identified as arteriogenic erectile dysfunction, 40.5%; cavernosal factor (venogenic) erectile dysfunction, 10%; neurogenic erectile dysfunction, 12.5%; endocrinologic erectile dysfunction, 1.8%; mixed type erectile dysfunction, 11.8%; and drug induced erectile dysfunction, 4.5%.
www.raysahelian.com /erectiledysfunction.html   (7948 words)

  
 Sexual dysfunction
Dysfunctions of arousal and orgasm in women also may be physical or psychological in origin.
In deciding when a sexual dysfunction is present, it is necessary to remember that while some people may be interested in sex at almost any time, others have low or seemingly nonexistent levels of sexual interest.
The first step in diagnosing a sexual dysfunction is usually discussing the problem with a doctor, who will need to ask further questions in an attempt to differentiate among the types of sexual dysfunction.
www.lifesteps.com /gm/Atoz/ency/sexual_dysfunction.jsp   (1880 words)

  
 Hospital Practice: Erectile Dysfunction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Erectile dysfunction is defined as the consistent inability to attain and maintain penile erection sufficient to permit satisfactory sexual intercourse.
Although the degree of dysfunction does not correlate with the underlying cause, establishing a baseline of function is valuable for gauging the effect of therapy.
Coronary artery disease is a risk factor for erectile dysfunction, and recent studies have suggested that merely having a history of hypercholesterolemia points to an underlying vascular etiology.
www.hosppract.com /issues/1998/10/dmmwier.htm   (5902 words)

  
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 Erectile Dysfunction
Disorders such as erectile dysfunction (ED) and female sexual dysfunction are becoming increasingly more important as a result of the aging US population.
Sexual dysfunction is often associated with disorders such as diabetes, hypertension, coronary artery disease, neurologic disorders, and depression.
dysfunction erectile natural Because of intense marketing efforts, the sexual expectations of men have risen to new highs and the attitude that something is wrong with a man if he does not achieve a perfect erection is prevalent.
www.got-erectile-dysfunction.co.uk /background-of-erectile-dysfunction.html   (474 words)

  
 What Is Erectile Dysfunction?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the inability to obtain and maintain an erection that is firm enough for a man to have intercourse, or the inability to keep an erection long enough to ejaculate inside the vagina.
A man is considered to have erectile dysfunction if he is unable to get or maintain an erection in at least 50 percent of his attempts at intercourse.
Erectile dysfunction is a problem for both the man and his partner.
www.ehealthmd.com /library/impotence/ED_whatis.html   (626 words)

  
 Erectile dysfunction
When erectile dysfunction proves to be a pattern or a persistent problem, however, it can interfere with a man's self-image as well as his sexual life.
But if erectile dysfunction lasts longer than two months or is a recurring problem, see your doctor for a physical exam or for a referral to a doctor who specializes in erectile problems.
Whether the cause of erectile dysfunction is physical factors or psychological factors or a combination of both, it can become a source of mental and emotional stress for a man — and his partner.
www.cnn.com /HEALTH/library/DS/00162.html   (2516 words)

  
 Sensory Integrative Dysfunction in Young Children
However, it is important to identify and address sensory integrative dysfunction to enable the child to function at his or her optimum level and to minimize disruption in family life.
The child with sensory integrative dysfunction may frequently respond to or register sensory information without this screening ability and is considered distractible, hyperactive, or uninhibited.
Parents and professionals are advised to look at the pattern of behaviors and the "big picture" of how the problems interfere with the child's function in his or her play, physical and emotional development, and ability to develop independence.
www.tsbvi.edu /Outreach/seehear/fall97/sensory.htm   (2195 words)

  
 Treatments for Erectile Dysfunction
Male erectile dysfunction (MED) is a medical term for the consistent inability to generate or maintain an erection long enough for satisfactory sexual intercourse.
Whether the cause of MED is chemical, mental, or physical, when the cause of the problem is treated, then the ability to achieve an erection may return or be improved.
Erectile dysfunction treatments are remarkably varied: treatment may be as simple as changing existing medication, or as complicated as surgical correction.
www.treatments-for-erectile-dysfunction.com   (394 words)

  
 Postgraduate Medicine: Erectile function and dysfunction
Erectile dysfunction of organic origin is characterized by gradual onset of deterioration of function.
Erectile dysfunction is a side effect of many common medications, including antidepressants, inotropic agents, cytotoxic agents, histamine2 agonists, lipid-lowering drugs, opiates, antihypertensives, diuretics, hormones, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
In initial management of erectile dysfunction, it is imperative to determine whether the dysfunction is primarily organic with a small overlay of functional "baggage" or predominantly functional with only a small component of organic dysfunction.
www.postgradmed.com /issues/1999/02_99/jordan.htm   (3393 words)

  
 Nasal Dysfunction Clinic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Nasal Dysfunction Clinic is a place where individuals suffering from a variety of nasal diseases can come to have their problems evaluated and treated.
This booklet is divided into sections to help you better understand the Nasal Dysfunction Clinic, the normal anatomy and physiology of your nose, a little about some of the more common nasal dysfunction conditions, the tests used to measure nasal function, and the treatments available.
She held a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Yale Medical School where she studied the techniques for assessing olfactory and taste function which are used in the UCSD Nasal Dysfunction Clinic and in other nasal centers in the eastern United States.
www-surgery.ucsd.edu /ent/DAVIDSON/NDC/booklet.htm   (9513 words)

  
 THE MERCK MANUAL, Sec. 18, Ch. 243, Sexual Dysfunction In Women
Hypoactive sexual desire disorder, the most common type of sexual dysfunction in women, is discussed in Ch.
It is almost always classified under hypoactive sexual desire disorder, because loss of pleasure almost always results in loss of desire (although loss of desire may occur first).
The cause is likely to be depression or drugs if anhedonia is acquired and global (with all partners in all situations); interpersonal factors if anhedonia is confined to one partner or one situation; or repressive factors (eg, guilt, shame) due to family dysfunction or childhood trauma if anhedonia is lifelong.
www.merck.com /pubs/mmanual/section18/chapter243/243a.htm   (118 words)

  
 Erectile Dysfunction or Impotence - urologychannel
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the inability of a man to achieve or maintain an erection sufficient for his sexual needs or the needs of his partner.
Erectile dysfunction has many causes, most of which are treatable, and is not an inevitable consequence of aging.
The term "erectile dysfunction" can mean the inability to achieve erection, an inconsistent ability to do so, or the ability to achieve only brief erections.
www.urologychannel.com /erectiledysfunction/index.shtml   (495 words)

  
 Erectile Dysfunction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Erectile dysfunction, sometimes called "impotence," is the repeated inability to get or keep an erection firm enough for sexual intercourse.
Using the term erectile dysfunction makes it clear that those other problems are not involved.
Erectile dysfunction, or ED, can be a total inability to achieve erection, an inconsistent ability to do so, or a tendency to sustain only brief erections.
kidney.niddk.nih.gov /kudiseases/pubs/impotence/index.htm   (2660 words)

  
 Erectile Dysfunction [July 1998; 53-2]
The basic method used in the sildenafil study was that of a self-administered measure of erectile dysfunction, the international index of erectile dysfunction (IIEF) [3].
The importance of this instrument is that it has been developed to examine the main features of erectile dysfunction, is quick and simple to complete, and has the sensitivity and specificity to detect treatment-related changes in erectile dysfunction.
The mean age was 58 years, about 80% had organic causes of erectile dysfunction for an average of 3 years, and about 28% had hypertension, 18% hyperlipidaemia, 14% diabetes, 11% radical prostatectomy and 8% ischaemic heart disease.
www.jr2.ox.ac.uk /bandolier/band53/b53-2.html   (1159 words)

  
 Sexual dysfunction treatment available online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sexual dysfunction ED or impotance, that stigmatizing disorder, has come to become a trademark in validating the marriage.
Contrary to what some people may believe Sexual dysfunction is not a disease that any one should allow to spoil their self esteem.
Results vary depending on the cause of sexual dysfunction, but studies have shown that Viagra is effective in 75% of cases.
erectile-disfunction.opkgroup.com /sexual-dysfunction.htm   (1586 words)

  
 The Truth about Sexual Dysfunction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
If you are among the many men and women who struggle with impotence, the lack of sexual desire or any other type of sexual dysfunction you need to know about the many treatment options available.
It’s time to come out of the dark about sexual dysfunction, understand why you have been affected and learn what resources can be helpful for your own situation.
We will explore everything there is to know about sexual dysfunction, the breakthroughs in medical research and what steps to take when you are facing this problem.
www.sexual-truth.com   (423 words)

  
 Impotence (Erectile Dysfunction)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A large 2000 survey suggested that nearly 620,000 American men between ages 40 and 70 experience erectile dysfunction of any degree each year, and an estimated 20 million and 30 million men in the US have erectile dysfunction at some point during their life.
So many physical and psychological situations can cause erectile dysfunction, in fact, that a man should consider brief periods of impotence to be as normal as having a cold.
In one study, 12 out of 20 men whose dysfunction had a psychological basis and who were advised to enter a sex clinic resisted sex therapy out of embarrassment or because they felt it wouldn't help.
www.reutershealth.com /wellconnected/doc15.html   (9279 words)

  
 eMedicine - Hypertensive Heart Disease : Article by Kamran Riaz, MD
The prevalence of asymptomatic diastolic dysfunction in patients with hypertension and without LVH may be as high as 33%.
LV diastolic dysfunction: The prognosis of patients with diastolic dysfunction is poor and is affected by the presence of underlying coronary artery disease.
LV systolic dysfunction: The mortality rate from heart failure due to systolic LV dysfunction is high and depends on the symptoms and New York Heart Association (NYHA) classification.
www.emedicine.com /med/topic3432.htm   (8987 words)

  
 Potency Patch - Causes of Erectile Dysfunction - Impotence
Erectile Dysfunction, is a more common problem than you may think.
Erectile Dysfunction, the politically correct term for impotence, is a real problem for more men than you might think.
Knowing that there are ways to help with Erectile Dysfunction should lessen the psychological effects, and raise your self esteem to all new heights.
www.hardspirit.com /Male-Potency-Patch-Erectile-Dysfunction.asp   (513 words)

  
 Sexual Dysfunction - WomensHealthChannel
Concepts of female sexual dysfunction are controversial, particularly those based on biological causes.
For some women, dysfunction or dissatisfaction is defined by a loss of interest in sex and the inability to become aroused or to achieve orgasm when participating in sex.
While some studies document a prevalence of dysfunction among non-Caucasian women and women of lower socioeconomic status, opponents of these studies point to a lack of diversity in these test populations.
www.womenshealthchannel.com /fsd/index.shtml   (594 words)

  
 Erectile Dysfunction (ED) / Impotence information by the doctors of MedicineNet.com
Erectile dysfunction (ED), also known as impotence, is the inability to achieve or sustain an erection for satisfactory sexual activity.
Erectile dysfunction is different from other conditions that interfere with sexual intercourse, such as lack of sexual desire and problems with ejaculation and orgasm.
Population studies conducted in the Netherlands found that some degree of erectile dysfunction occurred in 20% of men between ages 50 to 54, and in 50% of men between ages 70 to 78.
www.medicinenet.com /impotence_ed/article.htm   (560 words)

  
 Impotence/Erectile Dysfunction Introduction
- Hildegard of Bingen, 12th century AD Impotence or erectile dysfunction affects 10-15 percent of all males and can be emotionally and psychologically disabling for men and their partners.
In 80% of erectile dysfunction cases, physical factors such as drugs, blood flow abnormalities, nerve impulse abnormalities or hormonal abnormalities are the major causes.
Psychological factors account for the remaining cases and may be attributed to stress, performance anxiety and misinformation about sexuality.
www.medindia.net /Patients/bif/impotence.asp   (214 words)

  
 eMedicine - Erectile Dysfunction : Article by Stanley A Brosman, MD
The drugs currently used to treat erectile dysfunction were developed as a result of experimental and clinical work that demonstrated that NO released from nerve endings relaxes the vascular and corporal smooth muscle cells of the penile arteries and trabeculae, resulting in an erection.
During the first year of the study, 15% of subjects treated with finasteride and 7% of control subjects had evidence of sexual dysfunction that was thought to be related to the drug.
Following completion of this phase, the physician should be able to determine the medical status of the patient, to identify and characterize the type of dysfunction, and to determine the need for additional testing such as penile or pelvic blood flow studies, nocturnal penile tumescence testing, or other blood tests.
www.emedicine.com /med/topic3023.htm   (10961 words)

  
 Female Sexual Dysfunction - Diagnosis & Treatment - Urologychannel
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is aimed at restoring hormone levels affected by age, surgery, or hormone dysfunction to normal, thus restoring sexual function.
A medical condition that causes diminished blood flow to the vagina must be addressed in light of sexual dysfunction.
This small handheld device is used 3 to 4 times per week to increase blood flow to the clitoris and external genitalia, which improves clitoral and genital sensitivity, lubrication, and the ability to experience orgasm.
www.urologychannel.com /fsd/diagnosis.shtml   (878 words)

  
 MedlinePlus: Erectile Dysfunction
Penile Prostheses for Erectile Dysfunction (American Urological Association)
Select services and providers for Erectile Dysfunction in your area.
The primary NIH organization for research on Erectile Dysfunction is the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/erectiledysfunction.html   (201 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Dysfunction: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Dysfunction's all-you-can-eat buffet of decibels grows a bit wearisome by the end of the album, but a couple of numbers stand up and demand to be noticed.
Dysfunction consists of 9 tracks with a 10th that is hidden called 'Excess Baggage'.
I was introduced to Staind by the songs on Dysfunction, and when Limp Bizkit and Korn were at their peak, it was refreshing to hear something that did not have remenants of hip-hop in it.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00000IFX4?v=glance   (1524 words)

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