The vast majority of men are born with normal penises and grow up thinking nothing about the shape of their penises, confident that their sex life will be just as good as that of the next fellow. Unfortunately, nature is not always kind to us and the good things in life come mixed with a [...]
Peyronie’s disease is probably a very old condition, one that’s been around for centuries if not since mankind’s first days on this planet. Like erectile dysfunction and other intimate problems, the condition has not been openly discussed for a long time, as men tried to hide it from the world and from themselves. In the [...]
The number of Peyronie’s Disease cases reported in the United States has recently undergone a dramatic increase. In fact, according to a recent study, about ten percent of men in the US suspected of having the disease. Men with Peyronie’s Disease usually seek medical attention because of painful and difficulty with intercourse. Since the [...]
Learn & understand the basics…
What causes Peyronie’s disease?
Most experts are of the consensus that Peyronie’s disease usually develops following a trauma or injury that causes bleeding inside the penis. However, while this trauma may explain acute cases of Peyronie’s disease, it does not explain why most cases develop slowly and progressively (chronic cases), or what [...]
Is natural the better?
As the surgical treatment of Peyronie’s disease is risky, expensive and is often considered as the last resort, more and more treatment modalities are being introduced. Some of these include include vitamin E in tablet or cream form, potassium aminobenzoate (a chemical that belongs to the Vitamin B group and is used [...]
The dangers of drugs
One of the least common or rare risk factors associated with the development of Peyronie’s disease is long-term administration of certain drugs. These drugs can belong to a variety of different classes and are used to treat different disorders. However, the chance of developing Peyronie’s disease from any of these medicines [...]
What it could lead to?
First observed in a time as early as 1687, Peyronie’s disease was first described by a French surgeon François de la Peyronie in 1743 and, hence, was named after him.
Peyronie’s disease is one of the most bothersome penile / sex-related issues in men. Estimates of the prevalence of Peyronie’s disease range [...]
Signs & symptoms at a glance…
History and background
Generally speaking, Peyronie’s disease refers to the presence of scar tissue in the penis. The condition is so called as it was first described by a French surgeon Francois Peyronie about 250 years ago. Today, according to the generally accepted estimates, Peyronie’s affects millions of men usually beginning [...]
History & background of Peyronie’s disease
Peyronie’s disease accounts for 0.3 to 0.7% of all urinary system related disorders and it occurs most often in the fourth to sixth decades of life, and occasionally in men less than 20 year old. A small number of men with Peyronie’s disease will get better without treatment but drug [...]