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Male orgasmic disorder Causes and symptoms Causes The cause of male orgasmic disorders may be organic (related to a condition in the body), but, in most cases, is of psychological origin. It is important for the physician to make every effort to find an underlying cause because the therapy and prognosis depend upon it. A detailed history (including an interview with the sexual partner, if feasible), a general physical examination, the performance of certain laboratory and, in some cases, special tests, are important in the investigation of the underlying cause of the male orgasmic disorder. Organic causes of male orgasmic disorder include the following: Hypogonadism, in which the testes do not produce enough testosterone. Thyroid disorders (both hyperthyroidism—too much thyroid hormone— and hypothyroidism, or abnormally low levels of thyroid hormone). Pituitary conditions (Cushing's syndrome, excessive production of the hormone that induces lactation called prolactin). Diseases that affect the nervous system, such as strokes, multiple sclerosis, diabetic
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2012 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.

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