This affects 14 per cent of men in northern Europe and can be caused by underlying medical conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking, high cholesterol, prostate surgery, or a psychological cause such as depression. Heart Sex can be good for your heart. That's likely playing a bigger part in their prostate cancer risk reduction. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatments or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource, but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. And if your testosterone levels fall and you don't get erections, there is some evidence that the penile tissues can lose some of their elasticity, which in turn could make them appear smaller. Previous research suggested that greater sexual activity was linked to a higher risk of prostate cancer, but findings from Nottingham University published in the British Journal Of Urology International suggest the opposite is true: If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial immediately. Sex is good for you: After studying sexual activity the professors, who will present their findings next April, now hope to analyse how love can affect the immune system. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. But medical experts question this figure, and the British Medical Journal has accused drug companies of medicalising the natural loss of libido that may come with age or relationship problems. Up to 30 per cent of Western men experience some form of this. Bleeding is usually caused by benign cervical erosion and is easily treatable. This is why men with ED should seek medical advice. The neurotransmitter serotonin is the body's key anti-depressant and a major reason people smile after sex Mood The evidence suggests that the 'feelgood' effect of making love could be more about chemicals than sexual ability. Those who make love once or twice a week develop an antibody that prevents them from getting the sniffles.