Depression and erectile dysfunction (anxiety)

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Clinically, there are often such a part of the patient, they often describe themselves: bad mood, not happy, not interested in anything, dep


Clinically, there are often such a part of the patient, they often describe themselves: bad mood, not happy, not interested in anything, depressed, sad, helpless, despair, depression and emptiness.

The patient often described them: he is very pessimistic, negative, lazy, dull, love, cry, smile, not subject to changing moods efficiency and detest the world and its ways.

These patients have a variety of emotional and physical discomfort, was removed in a number of hospitals, but repeated examination did not find a clear organic etiology.

They might be depressed!

What is depression?

Depression is a normal negative emotional reaction in the face of loss or misfortune. Subjective performance: sadness, grief, frustration, hopelessness, despair, loneliness, no desire. Can be accompanied by suicide; external manifestations of sorrow and pain, good cry.

Pathological depression is that there is no objective loss or misfortune, or the severity of the event and its response is not commensurate with the more intense, longer duration (more than 2 weeks). Pathological depression. These patients had their own thoughts in the past, associated with self blame, guilt, traumatic memories, negative cognitions, often accompanied by somatic symptoms, anxiety symptoms, and psychotic symptoms.

Physical symptoms of depression include:

Head: mouth drooping, frowning, stooping, continued to become dejected and despondent, without a smiling face, headache headache, wake up early, sleep too much;

Neck and chest: swallowing sluggish, chest tightness, shortness of breath, palpitation, chest pain;

Abdomen: loss of appetite, eating, weight loss (January declined more than 5%) constipation, abdominal distension, abdominal discomfort,

Frequent urination, impotence, lack of sexual desire, amenorrhea. Premenstrual depression associated with dysmenorrhea.

The body and limbs: general malaise, be the most changeful parts of chronic pain. Cold, hot flushes and sweats. Fatigue, multi bed.

Depressive symptoms include depression, mental retardation and motor inhibition

Depression: is not happy, always sad sad, even pessimistic despair. Like all day, not frown sigh tears of Lin Daiyu. Lack of interest, do not go out, do not watch tv. Stop loving.

Slow thinking: that is, the brain is not so good, can not remember things, thinking problems. Few words, feel the brain empty, stupid. Can't do it.

Exercise: inhibition is inactive, all tired, extreme fatigue. Walk slowly. Serious can not eat, life can not take care of themselves. Lack of motivation.

From the above point of view, the symptoms of depression can make people lose all kinds of fun, not only affect the individual mood, but also affect the state of the body. Studies have shown that about 25%~90% of depression in men with varying degrees of erectile dysfunction. For patients with depression, erectile dysfunction may be caused by psychological or physiological factors, it may be both. Erectile dysfunction can increase the depression of most men, causing them to lose self-esteem, low self-esteem, anxiety, and the relationship with their spouse has become tense. These negative emotions do not deteriorate and will make the erection of the penis more difficult. The cause of erectile dysfunction caused by depression is not very clear, but most of these patients after treatment of depression, erectile function can be restored. Of course, we should also pay attention to the side effects of antidepressants can cause erectile dysfunction.

From the clinical point of view, whether it is depression or anxiety, under this condition, will lead to male sexual function, especially erectile dysfunction. A lot of male diseases (such as chronic prostatitis) are prone to anxiety and depression, and its disease between each other, reciprocal causation, so in the process of vicious spiral, male disease diagnosis and treatment, doctors and patients themselves should pay attention to the anxiety and depression, by the Hamilton scales with self testing or physician assessment, appropriate time with anti the anxiety and antidepressant treatment is necessary.


Symptoms of anxiety

F hyperarousal: excessive vigilance; insecurity (in a constant state of anxiety), startle response; sensitive - irritability, irritability; sleep for a short time, the decline in the quality (characterized by lack of sleep feeling); inattention; inner experience: anticipatory anxiety experience; generalized anxiety experience: in a variety of situations or things regardless of size are nameless anxiety; anxiety;

F thinking: the non realistic assessment of their own and environmental hazards; behavior: avoidance behavior; motor restlessness (no purpose small action); sit down; mood: irritability, irritability, fear, anxiety;

With the overwhelming anxiety F, so that the patient in addition to anxiety, almost what thoughts are not, what is heard, can not go in, even watch TV for a while have.

Anxiety symptoms - somatic symptoms

F sternal compression;

F hyperventilation: syncope, paroxysmal dyspnea and paresthesia, not purple, hand and foot by drowning;

F muscle tension: fatigue, pain, stiffness, trembling;

F sympathetic excitement: tachycardia, pale, sweating, dry mouth, body chills or fever, anorexia, abdominal distension, diarrhea, frequent urination, difficulty breathing or shortness of breath. Dilated pupils, elevated blood pressure, sexual dysfunction, etc..

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