Study Finds Impotency as Major Reason for Divorce

Study Finds Impotency as Major Reason for Divorce

A study led by a group of doctors has shed light on the reasons for divorce. The biggest reason that they deciphered for the same was impotency.

There has been a rise in number of divorce in India. Researchers have linked impotency with the same. It says that around 20 % to 30 % marriages in India are breaking up because of dissatisfaction in sexual life.

Anup Dhir, a reconstruction surgeon and andrologist said, "The analysis revealed that of the 2,500 men suffering from erectile dysfunction, one in five was divorced while the marriages of one in 10 were on the verge of breaking over their physical health".

This study was conducted by Alpha One Andrology Group, which is an association of doctors dealing in sex-related problems in men. They followed almost 2,500 Indian men suffering from erectile dysfunction or impotence.

Authors of the study discovered that the erectile dysfunction affects 50 % of men over the age of 40 and 10 % of men below 40. According to the authors of the study, impotency has been largely misunderstood by the couples. Couples usually have sex 58 times in a year, which is approximately more than once in a week. If the number reduces that means there lies dissatisfaction in marriage, says Dhir.

The doctors have attributed existing impotency problem to sedentary lifestyle, hypertension and busy schedule.


FrenchTribune Specials

Dark matter may have caused mass extinctions, study

According to a new study, dark matter may have played a role in mass extensions that occurred several times in the history of the world. The study conducted by Professor Michael Rampino of New York University found evidence that task matter may have caused these mass extensions. The Earth takes 250 million years to circle the Milky Way and...

Most Popular

Marriott will no Longer Block Guests from using Personal Wi-Fi Devices

Marriott International has announced that it will not...

Scientists identify protein that plays central role on heart beats

A team of scientists has said that it has identified a...

Rosetta sends new pictures form distant comet

European Space Agency's Rosetta space probe with Philae...

FBI Adds another Name to Its List of Most Wanted Terrorists

It has been informed that FBI on Tuesday added a former...

Poll

Can Greece Come out of Economic Problems: