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Ask Dr Miriam.

Byline: MIRIAN STOPPARD

Q My husband has diabetes and our sex life has gone rapidly downhill. So I persuaded him to visit our GP who prescribed Cialis. We can now have sex but my husband thinks that his satisfaction has changed and it hasn't made our sex life any better.

A While drugs like Cialis and Viagra improve a man's ability to get an erection, they can't boost a flagging relationship.

Many men say their lives or relationships don't improve after taking the drug, despite their being It's sad does inc sei seen as a cure. but medication doesn't generally increase a man's satisfaction and, even more importantly, his self-esteem.

Medici experience Men in a review of 40 clinical trials reported in the Journal of Sexual Medicine didn't an improvement either in their life satisfaction or their relationship satisfaction.

A good sexual relationship isn't just a matter of taking a pill - it's important to look after the need to deal with the psychological issues, not just the mechanics.
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Title Annotation:Features; Opinion, Column
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Jan 24, 2014
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