Erectile Dysfunction Causes and Treatments


Erectile dysfunction(ED), or impotence is a condition wherein a man experiences in ability and maintain an erection for satisfying sexual experience. Commonly, it occurs in elderly individuals as erectile capacity decreases as man ages.

Causes of Erectile Dysfunction

  • The blood vessels going to the penis become blocked or narrowed.
  • An interference with the nervous system that triggers erection.
  • A reduced in libido or sexual drive.

Diseases That May Cause Blood Vessel Blockage

  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Nerve Damage
  • Hormonal Imbalances
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Heart Diseases
  • Unhealthy Lifestyle Choices (diets, smoking, over drinking alcohol)

Risks Of Developing Erectile Dysfunction

  • Obesity
  • Over consumption of alcohol
  • Smoking
  • Drug Abuse

Certain medications that have side effects such as;

  • Anti-hypertensives

Psychological Causes That Triggers ED

  • Stress
  • Fear
  • Gloom
  • Uncertainties
  • Sadness
  • Relationship Issues

Often, ED is caused by a combination of physical and psychological triggers. A person who suffers from erectile dysfunction may experience…

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