The bodily changes that accompany normal aging can affect both your interest in sex and your ability to enjoy it. Learn how aging affects sexual response, how some medicines and health conditions can affect sexual ability, and how to protect against sexually transmitted diseases if you are sexually active.
Erectile dysfunction, also called impotence, affects about 25 million men in the U.S. So if you are having trouble getting or maintaining an erection, you have plenty of company. ED is more common among older men, but it is not an inevitable part of aging. ED has many causes, and there are many effective treatments. Read
There are more than 20 types of sexually transmitted diseases, all of which you acquire through sexual contact with another person. Many STDs have mild symptoms, while some, such as human papilloma virus, can lead to serious illnesses, like cancer. Learn how to treat or manage STDs, as well as how to reduce your risk of getting one or passing it on to others. Read
To protect against STIs, it is important to be aware of any physical changes, however minor, that are symptoms and to seek medical help when necessary. Read