Erectile dysfunction

About erectile dysfunction

What is ED or impotence in men? Learn more about erectile dysfunction and male fertility here, including articles on premature ejaculation and other male sexual health topics.

Middle-aged women may have better sex

Many middle-aged women feel more confident and more comfortable in their own skin as they get older, allowing them to feel more free in the bedroom, according to a small study.

How does a permanent erection occur?

Priapism is a very serious and painful condition, which causes a prolonged and painful erection that can last from a few hours to a couple of days.

Penis traction can work

Have you ever wondered what it would take to get a longer penis? Do “male enhancement products” actually work?

Light therapy may restore male libido

Italian men with low libido who were exposed to daily doses of bright light experienced higher testosterone levels and greater sexual satisfaction.

Premature ejaculation

Apart from impotence, nothing torpedoes a bloke’s self-confidence like premature ejaculation.

How an erection happens

The penis is an amazing contraption. How exactly does it change from limp and flaccid to erect and firm at the drop of a hat?

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Erectile Dysfunction Expert

Dr Kenny du Toit is a urologist practicing in Rondebosch, Cape Town. He is also consultant at Tygerberg hospital, where he is a senior lecturer at Stellenbosch University. He is a member of the South African Urological Association, Colleges of Medicine South Africa and Société Internationale d’Urologie. Board registered with both the HPCSA (Health professions council of South Africa) and GMC (General medical council UK). He has a keen interest in oncology, kidney stones and erectile dysfunction.

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