It makes biological sense that sex is pleasurable; humans need to do it in order to survive as a species, so, the powers-that-be made it as enticing as possible. But what if things just don’t work? You can’t get an erection, there isn’t much sensation, or it feels quite painful? Did you know that 52% of men aged 40-70 suffer from some form of sexual dysfunction, although it is common amongst all ages! Yet in our modern Western society it is still considered a taboo topic.
By Pelvic Health physio Danae Gardner
Most women learn about their pelvic floor muscles during the child-bearing years. But for many men, the first time they’re told they even have these same muscles is well into their 50’s or 60’s, sitting in the doctor’s office discussing their upcoming prostate surgery. And these blokes are the lucky ones.