The two chief, adverse outcomes from treatment that men diagnosed with prostate cancer most often confront are erectile dysfunction (ED) and urinary incontinence (UI). Even a year following a prostatectomy, or surgical removal of the prostate gland, 40-50% of patients are confronted with ED and 5-20% face some degree of daily UI. For addressing the UI, there are pelvic floor muscle exercises (also essential for attaining and maintaining strong erections until climaxing), male sling surgery, and artificial urinary sphincter implants. There are also, of course, adult absorbent products and other collection and containment devices strictly for management. For the ED, there are medications, vacuum pumps, and penile implants.
Now, despite the strongly held belief that testosterone therapy in men previously diagnosed with prostate cancer is improper and ill-advised, there is evidence that attitudes about this are changing. Urologist Abraham Morgent...
This blog entry wraps up my trio of "Solutions" geared to employment. Future entries in the series will talk about housekeeping and other realities of living in recovery. Portions of this will be re-printed in a self-help book I'm working on, so you're hearing this first! _____________________________ On August 13, 1990 I started my first day on my first job. For seven years after, I worked in corporations. Though I was laid off from one job after another, I credit my experiences in business as giving me a good foundation that held me up in subsequent work. What follows now is a free-form discussion of suggestions for keeping a job long-term, based on what I learned in those early years. First, demeanor is everything. Though my budget could barely take the strain, I bought good clothes because I knew appearance mattered. Mind you, I don't advise going into credit card debt to do so. Rather, I cut down in other areas of spending so I could allocate more f...
Generic Name: TESTOSTERONE GEL PUMP 2% - TRANSDERMAL Pronounced: (tes-TOS-ter-one) Testosterone TD Interactions
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