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Erection Dysfunction Treatment after Prostate Surgery


The prostate is the male genital gland having the size of a chestnut, and located where the urethra exits the bladder. It is one of the most important sexual organs and plays many function, including producing semen. At normal size, it causes no problems in the life of a man. But this gland can swell and deform due to the development of a prostate cancer, benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH), or any medical condition leading to an enlarged prostate.  In addition, certain treatments surgeries can impact the tissue of the prostate and lead to erectile dysfunction.

The prostate contributes 30% to the production of seminal plasma (the rest mostly from the seminal vesicles) that mixes with sperm (from the testicles) during ejaculation. Ablation of the prostate can cause retrograde ejaculation, causing the semen to go back into the bladder during orgasm instead of being expelled to the outside of the penis. This condition is considered harmless and represents no threat to the life of the patient. In some cases, however, prostate surgery can cause serious erectile dysfunction due to damage to the erector nerves that run along the prostate when he performs

This major surgery is performed mostly to remove serious cancer. Although helpful in getting rid of the tumor, it causes serious adverse effects. The main complications are erectile dysfunction, ejaculation problem, absence of libido, urinary continence and reduction in the size of the penis. There is no medical consensus among urologists but many teams offer early penile rehabilitation to try to improve recovery after prostate surgery.

Erectile dysfunction occurs in up 80% of cases, but four out of five of these patients suffering from the condition still manage to get an erection, usually through treatment, to have sexual intercourse with penetration. Retrograde ejaculation is constant, which hampers one man out of two. Some also believe that it reduces their pleasure.

Four out of five patients experience a diminution or absence of orgasm. But the intensity of orgasm can be improved at least in the four years following surgery. Urinary incontinence (involuntary Loss of urine) is sometimes observed at the time of orgasm, which can be annoying. About 50% of patient have decreased libido.  


More than half of patients operated observe a decrease of more than 0.39 Inches(1 cm) in the size of their penis, which can affect the self esteem of some men. However, this reduction seems less frequent in young men and / or when the surgeon was able to preserve the neurovascular bundles (nerves, veins, Lymph vessels and arteries) during surgery.  

Erection Dysfunction Treatment

How to treat impotence naturally? There are several natural methods to treat erection dysfunction if it is not the result of a major medical condition such as cancer or removal of organs or tissue vital to erections. The first step should be the participation of the patient. In other words, the patient should remain confident and believe he will get his erection back. Lack of confidence is often the cause of impotence in some men.  The next approach is to adopt a natural remedy. While most men tend to take Viagra, it is not the wise move. Natural is always better. There are some herbs proven to be effective as erectile dysfunction treatment; among which Maca powder

Maca powder helps restore health in general, improve libido and reverse male fertility. Although there are many varieties on the market, it is better to take organic raw Maca Powder with freshly homemade juice. Cancer  patients say they have more benefits when mixing the powder with cruciferous vegetables juice