Sunday, August 19, 2012

Male Sexual Dysfunction with Larger Waist Size

In fact, the results of a comprehensive British study announced earlier this month, shows that men with larger waist lines who suffered through lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) also experienced increased sexual dysfunction. It’s the first such study that connects the dots between obesity and sexual health problems.

Most of us were aware that an earlier onset of diabetes was one of the most striking consequences of large girth in men (and many women), because waist size reflects belly fat and fat around the internal organs that is strongly linked with type 2 diabetes. But the addition of far more frequent sexual dysfunction adds yet another aspect of physical and lifestyle impairment to the woes felt by individuals who carry what is known in delicate British clinical parlance as “central obesity as measured by weight circumference.” In other words, those 2.5 inches of extra width can have an impact larger than their relatively diminutive size.

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