Doctors advise people not to approach quacks for treatment to sex-related problems

K M Dayashankar


KARIMNAGAR:  Doctors associated with the Indian Psychiatric Society (IPS) have advised people not to fall prey to the unproven therapies being offered by quacks for sexual ailments and put their health in danger.

The psychiatrists said that the people suffering from sexual problems including premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, poor performance and frigidity among the women were approaching only the roadside quacks for some herbal medicines and further causing huge problems for their sexual life.

Stressing on the need to educate the people about the importance of approaching qualified psychiatrists for treatment for sexual related problems, they also advised the people to avoid watching pornography.

In order to break the silence and ensure that all sections of society talk about sex, the Indian Psychiatric Society (IPS) Telangana state branch in association with Karimnagar IPS and Manna hospital had organised the 7th mid-term CME on “Sex-Discuss and Debate” at Prathima multiplex in Karimnagar town on Sunday.

The first of its kind CME on Sex education was well-attended by eminent psychiatrists from across the country physically and through online mode. National IPS president-elect Dr NN Raju participated as chief guest. IPS national secretary Dr TSS Rao, south zonal secretary Dr Suresh Kumar, IPS Telangana branch president Dr Rama Subba Reddy, organising committee chairman Dr P Kishan, secretary Dr M Praveen Kumar, chief patron Dr K Bhagya Reddy, Telangana state vice president and president-elect Dr George Reddy, Telangana secretary Dr Pawan Kumar Kulkarni, treasurer Dr Narayana Rao, Telangana editor Dr Sai Kumar Puli and others were also present.

On this occasion, the IPS Telangana and Karimnagar branches have felicitated senior members of the society Dr Gopal Shamar Poduri, Dr Sharbandh Raju and Dr Yerra Sridhar Raju. They also felicitated IPS national president NN Raju and two other psychiatrists who participated in online mode Dr G Prasada Rao and Dr Ramanan Erasat.

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