Erectile dysfunction, or ED, can be a total incapability to achieve erection, an inconsistent ability to do so, or a propensity to sustain only brief erections. Erectile dysfunction can be credited to various reasons like diabetes, age factor, medical condition, side belongings of illicit drugs, stress, performance anxiety, cardiac problems, mental factors etc.
Erectile Dysfunction is treatable at any age, and wakefulness of this fact has been increasing. More men have been looking for help and frequent to normal sexual activity because of improved, successful treatment for Erectile Dysfunction.
Causes of Erectile Dysfunction
The main causes include:
• Diabetes (high blood sugar) • Hypertension (high blood pressure) • Atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) • Stress, anxiety or depression • Alcohol, smoking and tobacco use • Fatigue • Brain or spinal-cord injuries • Stroke
Symptoms of Erectile Dysfunction
• The symptoms are common. When the man is getting occupied in sexual activities, there is no or partial erection of the penis. The male organ is not incapable to retain the blood in its chamber and so there will be no fuller and firmer penis. • The penis does not stand without delay and as a result of that the man is not able to perform sexual act. On the other hand, his sexual partner also loses the pleasure and interest in sex.
When erectile dysfunctions are smoking related, they cannot be completely cured with medications like Viagr. The situation is further worsened when the smoker has conditions like diabetes and heart troubles. The only remedy, although it might seem like the end of the world to most men, is to quit smoking. There are many programs available over the Internet and through de-addiction centers that the smokers can make use of. What is most important is that quitting smoking means more than just freedom from sexual dysfunction, it also means your general health will improve.
Moreover, there is no direct evidence that moderate drinking of beer, wine or spirits causing erectile dysfunction. Second heavy drinking can cause liver damage, because in a subsequent phase can lead to nerve damage and eventually to erectile dysfunction. That erectile dysfunction may also result from other side effects caused by alcohol.
The mechanism by which activated erectile function is extremely complex. Participants in this many organs or body parts, each of which performs its own unique role. A prerequisite for a good erectile capacity are functioning and cooperation of all the individual systems involved in the mechanism. Otherwise we have erectile dysfunction may be mild, moderate or severe.
There are a) some diseases b) some medications to treat these diseases and c) the psychological factor shown to affect erectile function and thus sexual life of men generally.
An important task of the physician is to communicate with the patient and her partner to understand the diagnosis and the recommended strategy for treatment must be followed. Although it is usually difficult, the patient's partner should be involved in these processes in order to be able to understand the needs and expectations of her partner, the existence of the disorder, the interpretation of laboratory tests and selection of treatment options.
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