Men can specifically increase their potency through pelvic floor training and enormously reduce the risk of erectile dysfunction or impotence. Every second man suffers from potency problems after the age of 45, as has been found out in scientific studies. But younger men can also have erection problems. Potency is defined in this context as the general physical ability to perform the sexual act. Erectile dysfunction can, under certain circumstances, put a lot of strain on a partnership and make it unhappy. But there are a number of things you can do to increase your potency, regardless of your age.
Increase potency - that's how important the pelvic floor is for men
There is a significant connection between pelvic floor muscles and potency, which many men are not aware of. Strong pelvic floor muscles help you to get an erection that is sufficient for sexual intercourse and to be able to maintain it for a long enough time. From the age of 40 onwards, the testosterone level in the male organism decreases continuously year after year. A man in his sixty-something has about three-quarters of the original sex hormones available in his body. He becomes more powerless and listless. A strong, well-trained pelvic floor can compensate for a large part of these impairments. Regular and properly executed pelvic floor training for men can bring about a continuous increase in potency and is also the best prevention against potency disorders.
How to prevent potency problems
In order to reduce the risk of impotence, you can observe the following points:
- avoid nicotine
- Avoid drinking alcohol if possible
- Avoid overweight
- Ensure sufficient exercise
- Do regular pelvic floor training
- Ensure a healthy & balanced diet
- Reduce stress
- Drink enough water
- Ensure sufficient sleep
Increasing potency through an appropriate lifestyle
A good and balanced diet is the most important part of an appropriate lifestyle. Nature offers some products that have a positive influence on testosterone levels. These are especially whole grain products or cereals, especially oats. Berries should be preferred when eating fruit. Vegetables such as broccoli or spinach also have a positive effect. In addition, fish, pine and pumpkin seeds as well as nuts have proven to be beneficial for potency. Peanuts and walnuts are particularly recommended because of their high amino acid content. The consumption of alcohol and nicotine not only counteracts an increase in potency, but also actively increases potency problems.
Exercise to improve erectile function
You will find important exercises for a strong and well supplied with blood pelvic floor, which is the basis for sufficient erectile function, on our page on pelvic floor training for men. There are also pelvic floor trainers to make the training of the pelvic floor even more effective. In these, probes or electrodes are connected to a stimulation current device. The electrical impulses cause the muscles to pull and relax again.
Urologists and experts in sexual science also recommend the use of so-called masturbation therapy to further strengthen erectile function. Without stress and pressure, you can practice on your own by stimulating your penis until it erects. After that, it should let the erection subside and then resume stimulation. You should do this three times in a row.
This exercise is also used in the teasing technique. The procedure here is the same, except that it takes place during intercourse. The teasing technique has proven to be a good way of controlling and delaying premature ejaculation.
Possible causes of potency problems
Of course, medical advice should also be sought for problems with potency in order to rule out the cause of disease-related problems. However, 90% of potency problems are psychological. Possible causes can include:
- Too little testosterone in the blood
- Cavernous bodies of the penis are not sufficiently supplied with oxygen
- Cardiovascular diseases (diseases of the heart and veins)
- Diabetis mellitus
- Hypertension and side effects of the corresponding medication
- Side effects of medication (often beta blockers)
- Too high performance pressure
- Too high demands on oneself
- Too little self-confidence
Male potency and menopause
The male menopause, also known as the climacteric virile or andropause, is the period of life in men during which the natural drop in testosterone levels increases. The male hormone testosterone is released in ever smaller amounts, but the release of female LH hormones increases. Prescription hormone replacement therapies in the form of gels, patches and medicines containing testosterone are available for treatment. However, before a prescription is made, the treating urologist must make sure that there is no history of prostate cancer. The physical consequences of low testosterone levels are a reduction in smooth muscles and the process of muscle relaxation now progresses more quickly because less natural collagen is produced. As a result, the erectile tissue of the penis also loses more and more elasticity and the blood flow into the penis becomes more difficult. At the same time, the supply of nutrients such as amino acids and B-vitamins decreases. During this time, the intensity of sexual sensations in men decreases sharply. The libido and sexual functions decrease. After the age of 50, only about 39% of men are satisfied with their sex life. Most of them suffer a great deal of sexual dissatisfaction.
The most common symptoms of a testosterone deficiency:
- Exhaustion and lack of drive
- reduced body hair
- Reduction of bone and muscle mass
- reduced libido
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