Erectile dysfunction or otherwise known as impotence is a problem that affects 1 : 2 men at some point in their lifetime. It is an issue that makes it difficult to either experience an erection or maintain one. Erectile dysfunction can lead to a wide range of issues such as psychological issues, self-confidence and the inability to have sexual intercourse. As erectile dysfunction manifests in many different ways, it requires specialist advice and guidance to diagnose and treat correctly.
Erectile dysfunction is defined as someone finding it difficult getting or keeping an erection that’s firm enough for sex.
Though it’s not rare for a man to have some problems with erections from time to time, erectile dysfunction that is progressive or happens routinely with sex is not normal, and it should be treated.
Erectile dysfunction can happen:
Finding the cause/s of your erectile dysfunction 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.
Erectile dysfunction is something that can be treated easily. Through specialist advice and guidance, even something as simple as making a change to your lifestyle or through addressing psychological issues such as workplace stress can help to alleviate the symptoms and remove the problem. However, if these changes are found to be unsuccessful then there are medications available as well as injections and surgical implants available, all of which are provided based on the root cause of the problem and the correct solution in each specific case. It is always best to seek professional advice before commencing any treatment for erectile dysfunction, however, to ensure underlying causes have been adequately investigated, and that the treatment is appropriate and won’t interact negatively with any other drugs you’re taking.