Is sex more work and less fun that it used to be? Whether you’re a man experiencing erectile dysfunction or a woman suffering from discomfort or lack of arousal, aging can take its toll on everyone. Fortunately, platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections can help.
At Prestige Medical Group located in Santa Ana, California, Dr. Lamia Gabal and her staff provide high-quality individualized care for personal issues such as incontinence, erectile dysfunction, pelvic prolapse, and other urological challenges. They combine innovative techniques and therapies with compassion and sensitivity for both urological problems and aesthetic needs like weight loss, fat reduction, skin imperfections, and more.
While aging changes are normal, they can prove a challenge when it comes to satisfying experiences in the bedroom. Women’s vaginas can narrow and shorten while the walls may become thinner and stiffer. Less lubrication can also be an issue. Men can experience erectile dysfunction and have trouble getting or keeping an erection.
A number of different factors can cause these issues, from health conditions like diabetes, heart disease, and cancer to obesity and side effects of medications. Other ailments like arthritis and stress incontinence, along with the fear of passing urine, can be additional complications.
Platelet rich plasma therapy
While there are a number of treatments available especially for erectile dysfunction, including medication, pumps, and implants, one cutting edge therapy involves using the individual’s own blood to enhance sexual function.
Blood is drawn from a vein and put into a centrifuge where a special technique allows the red blood cells to be separated from the platelets. Once this process is complete, the high concentration of platelets is significantly greater than the amount found in regular blood.
PRP therapy encourages improved sexual health in a variety of ways. New and stronger tissue is created through stem cells that are stimulated by growth factors. In addition, the plasma contains proteins that help rebuild injured areas by encouraging the growth of new tissue. This new tissue, in turn, speeds the area’s healing and creates less scar tissue.
Treatment with platelet rich plasma can lead to firmer, stronger, and larger erections, especially in men who have had prostate and other issues. It increases circulation within the penis for better health and improves sensation and pleasure. If another therapy, such as Viagra, is used, PLP can make it more effective. Platelet rich plasma therapy can also make the skin appear more youthful and vibrant.
PRP treatment can successfully heal and rejuvenate vaginal and clitoral tissue in women, especially those who face challenges from low sex drive, sexual arousal disorder, problems attaining orgasm, and/or pain during intercourse. It can also significantly improve urinary incontinence.
Using platelet rich plasma to help improve sexual health is a simple and safe procedure. No surgery is involved and since the enriched plasma has come from the person’s own blood, there is no risk of an allergic reaction.
If you’re a man experiencing erectile dysfunction, or a woman facing challenges related to sex, call or click to book an appointment with Dr. Gabal today and find out if platelet rich plasma therapy is right for you.