My heart meds kept me from getting an erection

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DEAR DEIDRE: I’m sick of disappointing my wife because I can’t get an erection – not even on Viagra.

I am 66 and my wife is 63. We have been married for 43 years.

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I’m sick of disappointing my wife because I can’t get an erection – not even with Viagra

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I was put on beta blockers to control my high blood pressure last year and since then I’ve lost it when it comes to sex.

Even those little blue pills can’t sort me out.

My wife says she doesn’t mind and that “all that matters is that we love each other”.

She also thinks taking my blood pressure medication is more important than having sex.

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But I miss giving him pleasure and I’m sure he misses it too.

I’m not ready to give up my sex life. What can I do?

DEIDRE SAYS: It is important to maintain a good sex life.

We know it helps our mental and physical health, so please go back to your doctor and explain what is going on.

You can also find great support through the Sexual Advice Association (sexualadviceassociation.co.uk)

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