Considering its function, it’s no surprise that the health of the prostate can affect sexual function. The prostate, a walnut-size gland located below the bladder and above the rectum, is responsible for producing the seminal fluid that nourishes and transports sperm.

Prostate cancer & erectile dysfunction

One in eight men in the United States will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, making the disease the second most common cancer in men. Prostate cancer occurs when malignant cells form in the tissue of the prostate and form a cancerous growth.

According to the Mayo Clinic, it is common for men who have undergone prostate cancer treatment to experience a number of