Men who struggle with tumescence dysfunction already have many challenges. Now a new study indicates that they may have another one: a higher risk of developing osteoporosis. While this does stress again the importance of striving to maintain prime male organ health, it seems like a bit of a stretch – so why did the researchers arrive at this conclusion?
As the National Osteoporosis Foundation puts it, osteoporosis is “a bone disease that occurs when the body loses too much bone, makes too little bone, or both.” When a person has osteoporosis, their bones become extremely weak or brittle, making it much easier to fracture them in the event of a fall. Sometimes a person with osteoporosis may get a fracture simply from coughing too hard.
Osteoporosis is a condition commonly associated with women, so much so that many men believe they cannot get it. This is simply not true: some sources indicate that 25% of men age 50 or older will break a bone due to osteoporosis. (It can also occur in men younger than 50, although it tends to appear later in life.)
A recent study in Taiwan on a possible tumescence dysfunction-osteoporosis link was published in June in the journal Medicine. Entitled “Increased risk of osteoporosis in patients with tumescence dysfunction: A nationwide population-based cohort study,” the study looked at 4,460 men (age 40 and up) who were diagnosed with tumescence dysfunction between 1996 and 2010. It also looked at 17,480 men from the same age range without tumescence dysfunction, in order to have a comparison group.
When the scientists compared the groups, they found that those men who did have tumescence dysfunction were about three times more likely to have osteoporosis than those whose tumescence function was typical. Not only that, but osteoporosis seemed to develop more quickly in men with tumescence dysfunction than in men without.
Because this was an observational study, it lacked data that could explain why there should be a link between the two conditions. Hopefully, future studies can be designed to answer this question.
However, the authors do have some theories about the possible causes of the link. For example, men with tumescence dysfunction often have low male hormone levels, and male hormone is associated with greater bone strength and durability.
Vitamin D levels might also be a factor. The absence of sufficient vitamin D frequently results in a decrease in bone health; some studies indicate that vitamin D may also play a role in protecting the tissue that lines male organ blood vessels and keeps them operating efficiently, thus impacting tumescence function.
Prevention and treatment
A doctor should be involved in assessing bone health and recommending treatment for osteoporosis. Often increased intake of vitamin D and calcium is recommended to help prevent and to treat osteoporosis. Regular exercise and watching alcohol and tobacco intake are also commonly recommended.
Even without osteoporosis as a risk, men want to work to avoid tumescence dysfunction. Keeping in good overall health is the first step, as is regularly using a superior male organ health crème (health professionals recommend Man1 Man Oil, which is clinically proven mild and safe for skin) to tend to the general health of the organ. It’s especially important to utilize a crème that includes vitamin D to help keep manhood blood vessels in good health. But that crème also needs to include vitamin C and L-arginine. Vitamin C is an important component of collagen production, and collagen gives member skin elasticity and aids male organ firmness. L-arginine is involved in the creation of nitric oxide, which helps keep manhood blood vessels open and flowing.
Visit http://www.menshealthfirst.com for additional information on most common member health issues, tips on improving male organ sensitivity and what to do to maintain a healthy manhood. John Dugan is a professional writer who specializes in men's health issues and is an ongoing contributing writer to numerous websites.