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cover of book The Lovin' Ain't Over Table of Contents:

The Lovin' Ain't Over
The Couple's Guide to Better Sex After Prostate Disease
by Ralph & Barbara Alterowitz


1 Impotence: An Opportunity to Regain Intimacy
Reality Hits
The Relationship Rut
Key Points

2 Facts About Impotence
Causes of Erectile Dysfunction
Sex and Getting Older

  • What is a ''Normal'' Sex Life?
  • ''It's Over'' — or Is It?
  • Could She Possibly be Interested?
  • Sex and the Older Woman

Prostate Cancer Treatment Effects: What's the Truth?
  • Am I the Only One With a Problem?
  • Nerve-Sparing Operations: The Miracle Treatment?
  • Is Potency Known Immediately After Surgery?
  • Does Hormone Treatment Destroy Desire and Potency?
  • Can Sex Stimulate Cancer, or
   Can I Transmit Cancer to My Partner Through Sex?
  • Effects of Treatment for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

General Questions and Answers About Impotence
  • Do I Need an Erection In Order to Have an Orgasm?
  • Can My Partner Have an Orgasm if I Don't Have an Erection?
  • Orgasm = Satisfaction?
  • Does Size Matter?
Key Points

3 Arousal
Creating the Mood
Learning Your Own Anatomy – and Each Other's
Getting Prepared
What's Your Style?
Giving and Receiving
Handling Differences
Key Points

4 Regaining Intimacy
Relearning Loving
Loving is a Partnering Activity, Not a Solo Sport
  • Touching
  • Be Creative in Your Love Life
  • Take Time
  • Just Do it: Make Love

Home Remedies
  • Kegel Exercises
  • Use Gravity
  • Massage the Penis
  • Partial Penetration
  • The Partner's Role
  • Eating Right
  • Herbal Products
  • Staying In Shape
Key Points

5 Commercial Therapies and Medications
Oral Medications/Treatments
Topical Medications: Penile Creams and Gels
  • Penile Splints and Supports
  • Vacuum Pumps
  • Manufacturers of Erectile Dysfunction Devices

Intraurethral Medication
Penile Injection
Penile Implants
Penile Vascular Surgery
Key Points

6 Putting it all Together

A - Manufacturers of Erectile Dysfunction Products
B - Resources for Erectile Dysfunction
Further Reading
  • Books
  • Scientific and Technical Papers
Feedback [writing to the authors]
About the Authors

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