DEAR Dr. Fritz,
I am really so low nowadays. My husband met an accident, which damaged the upper level of his spine. I wonder if this would affect our sex life. Moreover, just before his accident, we decided to have a baby. Would it still be possible this time?
Thanks and hope to hear from you soon.
Dear Kendrah K,
I understand how you feel. But, don’t worry, there is still light at the end of the tunnel.
Men who have complete upper-level injuries of the spine do not mean that they wouldn’t have a sex life after all. A study reported in a conference I attended in Vancouver in 2002 said that men who have this problem can still have brain orgasms. This means that they can still achieve orgasm – using their thoughts, even if they don’t physically ejaculate anymore. That means the world still doesn’t end for them.
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