Sexuality and Aging

Learn about issues related to aging and sexuality, including problems with sexual function. Your primary care doctor may help you with these problems or refer you to a specialist for evaluation and treatment.

If you do not see a topic of interest to you, please try the A to Z listing of health conditions.

recommended reading
These articles provide in-depth information and are written to help you make the best healthcare decisions for you and your loved ones.
Erection Problems
Premature Ejaculation
Safe Sex
Sexual Dysfunction in Women
Sexuality and Physical Changes with Aging

decision points
When dealing with an illness or health problem, you have to make decisions—when to call a doctor, which test to have, and what treatment to use. Decision Points are designed to help you learn about your choices and options, and to prepare you to work with your healthcare provider to make the best decision for your care.
Should I use injections for erection problems?
Should I use phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors (such as Viagra, Levitra, or Cialis) for erection problems?
tests & procedures

Your doctor may recommend screening or diagnostic tests to evaluate your condition. To learn more about these tests and diagnostic procedures use the section of this site called Medical Tests A to Z.

Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH)
Exposure to Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Menopause and Perimenopause
Urinary Incontinence in Women
medication center
medication assistance

This section provides you with an alphabetical listing of more than 1,000 medications, including prescription drugs and those you can purchase over-the-counter. Just select your medications to learn more about them. You can choose your medication by brand name or generic name.

Medications A-Z

If you are having difficulty paying for your medications you may qualify for financial assistance or free medications. Visit the Medication Assistance Center to learn about available medication and insurance programs.

Don't let financial problems stop you from getting the treatment you need; there are resources and organizations that may be able to help you.

additional resources

This listing provides you with Internet sites that are sponsored by government agencies or are well-known and credible national organizations.
MEDLINEplus-Erectile Dysfunction
MEDLINEplus-Female Sexual Dysfunction
National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse
National Women's Health Information Center
Urology Health

Surfing the Internet
When looking at Internet sites, remember that the information can be sponsored by anyone. Take into account the sponsoring group or individual when gathering information or help. Be especially careful about giving out personal or financial information.

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Last modified on: 30 June 2015

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