Treatment of Erectile Dyspunction
Erectile dysfunction, or ED, is the most common sex problem in men consult to their doctor. It affects as more as 40 million men.
ED is defined as trouble getting or keeping an erection that is firm enough for sex.
Though it is not rare for a man to have some problems with erections from time to time, ED that is progressive or happens routinely with sex is not normal.
What causes erectile dysfunction (ED)?
- Most often when blood flow in the penis is slow or limited or nerves are harmed
- With stress and emotional reasons
As an early warning of a more serious illness, like: atherosclerosis blocked arteries, heart disease, high bp or high blood sugar from Diabetes
Finding the cause(s) of your ED will help treat the problem and help with your overall well-being.
- As a rule, what’s good for your heart health is good for your sex health.
Tests for underlying conditions
- Vascular disease: Blood supply to the penis can become blocked or narrowed as a result of vascular disease such as atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries).
- Neurological disorders (such as multiple sclerosis): Nerves that send impulses to the penis can become damaged from stroke, diabetes, or other causes.
- Psychological states: These include stress, lack of stimulus from the brain and performance anxiety.
- Trauma: An injury could contribute to symptoms of ED.