Neurasthenia Sexualis; A Treatise On Sexual Impotence In Men And In Women by Bernard Simon Talmey

Neurasthenia Sexualis; A Treatise On Sexual Impotence In Men And In Women

byBernard Simon Talmey

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1912. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... PART IV. ETIOLOGY OF IMPOTENCE. CHAPTER VI. Etiology ofAMale Impotence. In the etiology of impotence three main causes must be taken into consideration. Impotence is almost always met with in congenital or acquired malformations. Such anomalies lie more in the province of surgery and will not be considered here further. Impotence is also found as a symptom in certain constitutional diseases. The patients, suffering from these troubles, are seeking medical advice more for their causative disease than for the symptom of impotence, which in these cases is of secondary importance. Hence the consideration of these cases will also be omitted. The anomaly of impotence par excellence and for which medical advice is mostly sought is nervous impotence. NERVOUS IMPOTENCE.--The patients of this class have always been normal in their sex-life. Suddenly they find themselves impotent. The cause of this kind of impotence is, in the majority of cases, sexual excesses. Four kinds of excesses may be distinguished, excesses in copulation, in masturbation, in mental erethism or day-dreaming, and finally excesses in tactile eroticism, i. e., in the common sensual dalliance or caresses of young lovers. COPULATIVE EXCESSES. -- During coition all the parts of the genital apparatus are in a state of extreme congestion. If such congestions are too often provoked they have a more or less deleterious effect upon these organs. Especially the colliculus and the prostatic portion of the urethra are affected by such repeated congestions. While the other parts assume their normal state soon after ejaculation and the cessation of erection, the colliculus remains still for some time in a state of turgescence. Now, the prostatic urethra is very rich in sensible nerves, and by its congestion all the...

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Title:Neurasthenia Sexualis; A Treatise On Sexual Impotence In Men And In WomenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:44 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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