The health of men after 50 years: the potency and other characteristics

Despite the fact that men are traditionally strong floor, some doctors the facts prove otherwise. Modern according to the male is less than female, and the length and quality of life. Among men is significantly more common pathology of the heart and blood vessels, as well as diseases neoplastic. Other current and exclusively men medical problem is erectile dysfunction, which occurs in many physiological and pathological reasons.

the power after 50

Features the power of men over 50 years

Each man, amounted to 45-50 years of age, has more to take care of their reproductive health, because its degradation affects not only sexual life, but, and threatens the development of serious diseases.

Male reproductive system – a mechanism quite complex, in which are involved the pelvic organs, nerve of the brachial plexus, arterial and venous vessels, endocrine glands. Therefore, "the output system", at least, a link leads to the dysfunction of the whole system.

With age, the vascular walls become less elastic, decreases the rate of conduction of nerve impulses in particular to the fibers in a certain extent, is broken, the work of glands of internal secretion, which also affects the potency and the erection in men. In addition, in the literature there is no such term, as the age deficit androgenic (VAD), or "andropause".

Testosterone, the sex hormone, determines the functional state of practically all organs and systems of the male body. Its normal concentration protects the man from developing a large number of associated with age of disease. Therefore, androgen deficiency causes the emergence of the pathology, somatic, including the reproductive system. Chronic disease, even aggravate during the VAD, thus creating a vicious circle.

The characteristic of chronic diseases, which could affect the erectile function

Aging, bad habits, bad management, nutrition, occupational hazard and, of course, genetic predisposition – all of this with the age causes the development of chronic pathology somatic.

The most common diseases and of the state, found in men and negatively affect the output:

  • heart disease hypertensive;
  • peripheral atherosclerosis;
  • diabetes mellitus;
  • the chronic stress;
  • pathology benign;
  • sexually transmitted diseases;
  • bad habits.

Essential hypertension

Essential hypertension is one of the most common diseases among the male population, which not only decreases the quality of life, but not rarely is the cause of death (hemorrhage, myocardial infarction). In the center of the pathogenesis of the disease is a sharp increase in numbers of pressure system above the standardized norms, independent of age and sex of the patient.

When hypertension occurs a large load on the heart and blood vessels, which over time lose their elasticity, of the antarctic, in the most weak points are formed of the aneurysm and the cholesterol plate. As is well known, the erection is achieved through a good filling of the vessels of the corpora cavernosa of the penis under the influence of nerve impulses. Consequently, the blood vessels, without elasticity, they lose their ability to stretch and much worse that fill with blood, which leads to the development of erectile dysfunction.


High cholesterol levels in the peripheral blood injure the intimate vessels and leads to an imbalance between the lipoproteins of low and high density. As a result – in the endothelium of the artery gradually accumulates cholesterol, formative plate, covered with a fabric with a cloth. The bulging on the inner wall of the vessel creates in this place the turbulent flow of the blood, which leads to the formation of blood clots and ulcers on the card, which later on may become loose and cause life-threatening complications.


The changes happen and with the arteries of the penis, resulting in they become violent, tapering, and covered with small atherosclerotic plaques. Respectively, hyperemia corpora cavernosa significant worsening, creating large erection difficulties.

Diabetes mellitus type 2

In most cases, the diabetes mellitus second type (insulin) is the inheritance of the elderly or obese people. This is why it is so common in men over 50 years of age and have problems with excess weight.

High level of glucose in the peripheral blood depresses the immune function, violates the work of many organs, worsens during the other background of a pathology, if this is so, there is, and it also can damage the inner vascular wall, the release of processes glicosilação.

In most cases, the type ii diabetes is considered as part of metabolic syndrome, when there is tolerance, impaired glucose, hypertension, increased cholesterol level in the peripheral blood and the manifestation of central obesity type. The set of such symptoms, in large measure affect the male reproductive system for vascular lesions and disturbances in the neuroendocrine regulation.

Chronic stress

Psychological impotence – it is quite common to reason of insolvency, the sexual life of men who have crossed the threshold of the middle ages. Frequent stressful situations in the family or emotional tension in the work, the fear of which the coming of age of retirement — negatively impact mental health and somatic health of men.

In addition to lack of sexual desire on a psychological level, a stressful situation are accompanied by a massive release of catecholamines in the blood (norepinephrine and epinephrine), that causes a strong narrowing of large and small vessels, including in the man sexual organ.

The normalization of the relationship at work and at home, a search of interesting hobbies – that will help to improve the psycho-emotional state of men and their sexual life.

Prostatitis and sexually transmitted diseases

Due to lack of knowledge or simply the reluctance to use contraception, the disorderly sex life not rarely leads to the appearance of sexually transmitted diseases. The greater part of men are ignorant of appears periodically itchy, runny nose, erection problems and rarely seek medical help. However, progressive inflammation reaches to urinary path and extends above it to the prostate.

Healthy prostate – a promise of a long life and good sexual life. However, the physiological changes in the body, as well as inflammation leading to dysfunction of the gland and prostate, respectively, for violations of erection.

Therefore, every man important to use contraception, if necessary, in a timely manner to consult with your doctor to get help, and after reaching 45 years of age – mandatory annual preventive inspection, which includes palpation of the prostate gland and the change of a blood analysis for the level of prostate specific of the hormone.

Bad habits

A long and persistent smoking, frequent consumption of alcoholic beverages impairs the nervous system, the heart, the liver, leads to a defeat of the blood vessels and increases the risk of cancer for men is lung cancer, prostate and stomach).

Nicotinic resin and ethanol – a kind of poison, slow-acting to the human body, you start irreversible processes. Proven that smokers and drinkers of men have the problem is not only with the cardiovascular system, but with the power.

Useful tips

Prevention of time, or beginning treatment of the disease, in large measure, improves prognosis and minimizes the development of complications. Therefore, men with more than 50 years, it is recommended that:

how to deal with it
  • Stop smoking and frequent alcohol.
  • Modify your life-style, that is, to enter in the daily routine high dosage of the physical load, normalize and diversify their food diet, eliminating from it, fat, great, smoked and flour.
  • Find interesting and fascinating hobby.
  • Regularly go through all the preventive medical examinations, and, in the case of a chronic pathology – taking assigned therapy.
  • After a consultation with a doctor to start the prevention, pathology vascular. It is proven that regular course application of such medicines and dietary supplements such as omega-3-saturated fatty acids, vitamin E, fish oil improves the performance of the heart and protects the blood vessels, strengthening the wall.