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

Novel Technique for Cloning Adult Stem Cells Devised

In a breakthrough revelation, researchers from South Korea have come up with a technique to clone adult stem cells. The process known as therapeutic cloning leads to be production of highly personalized stem cells that could be used for treating an array of illnesses like heart disease, blindness and to clone adults as well.

To carry out...

Most Popular

Wikipedia-Based Model could accurately Estimate Flu-Like Illness

A precise computer model for estimating levels of flu-...

16-Foot Shark Closes Beaches in Albany

A 16-foot-long great white shark had swum close to shore...

Meteors Supplied Vitamin B3 to Ancient Earth

NASA researchers have claimed that carbon-rich...

Peruvian Authorities Order Evacuation of 4,000 Residents Living near Ubinas volc

Peruvian authorities have passed the order to evacuate 4...

Poll

Can Greece Come out of Economic Problems: