According to recent studies in the United States, the number of cases of Peyronie’s disease is on the rise. Ten percent of all men in the U.S. may have the disease. Men that contract Peyronie’s disease usually experience pain during intercourse and therefore seek medical treatment. The causes of the disease and the ways that it progress are still mysterious to many physicians and the treatments used may be ineffective prescriptions from the past that are not proven to work. Therapy in Peyronie’s disease is intended to maintain sexual activity while giving the patient a more functional erection.
Treatments of Peyronie’s Disease Used in the Past
Older methods of dealing with Peyronie’s disease include vitamin E supplements taken orally, and the application of topical creams such as Verapamil. The topical cream is massaged into the skin in the affected area, though it actually transmits too low of a dose to be effective. Radiation treatment has also been used to treat Peyronie’s disease; yet all of these treatments have not been very successful. Continue reading “Peyronie’s Disease: Treatment with Penis-Stretching”