With a lack of regular sex, erectile problems are more likely to get worse.
The new study shows how the Pill, along with a lifestyle change and regular exercise, can help.
Dr Helen Dyer, a clinical professor at the University of Sydney’s Faculty of Medicine, said the Pill had been found to help women with erectile disorders for decades.
“It has been shown in many clinical trials that people who take the Pill are less likely to have symptoms of erectile disorder,” she said.
“In fact, there are many women who do have erectile difficulties.”
So the question is how does the Pill help?
“It’s an area that’s really, really new to science.”
The Pill is a drug, commonly used to treat erectile issues, that is commonly taken by women over the age of 35.
It works by blocking the release of an enzyme that can make the penis hard and make it hard for the female body to stimulate a penis’s muscles to grow.
Dr Dyer said that by changing the enzyme in the Pill’s action, the Pill could reduce erectile symptoms.
“You could have a pill that blocks that enzyme, and the result would be that women who were using it to help them have regular sex would not have any problems,” she explained.
“But people who were trying to get their sexual activity back, or who had erectile difficulty would have problems.”
The study was published in the journal Clinical and Experimental Endocrinology and Metabolism.
In a separate study published in October last year, Dr Dyer and colleagues found that regular exercise was a key factor in preventing erectile failure.
The women who had regular exercise also had lower levels of the enzyme that makes the Pill more effective.
“We found that women were more likely than women who weren’t exercising to have lower levels,” she told news.com:au.
“That’s probably because they were more active.”
She said the study showed exercise had a significant effect on erectile functioning, particularly in the elderly.
“The older you get, the more likely you are to develop erectile trouble,” she noted.
“A lot of research has suggested that exercise can be good for you.”
Dr Dyers research has found that exercise has a significant impact on the development of erections.
She said that exercise could also help people who had problems with erections to have sex more often, as long as the exercise was not too intense.
“If you’re not very active, the pill is unlikely to work,” she warned.
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