Causes and Treatment of Erectile
dysfunction (ED) is a common problem these days, and men are constantly searching for a solution. This is
understandable the fact that sexual satisfaction or dissatisfaction greatly affects the quality of life of
couples. After a satisfying sexual intercourse, the man feels confident and the woman feels happy. As they say,
sex is a gift from God; we need to enjoy it to the fullest. But this activity that most people take for granted
is a dream for certain men; they suffer from erectile dysfunction.
Naturally, every man
experiences a certain physiological phenomena called nocturnal penile tumescence (NPT);
this is characterized by a spontaneous occurrence of penile erection during sleep or when a man is waking up. At
least you suffer from ED, you experience this, usually three to five times during the night. Some men are
completely unable to have an erection. Others do but the erections are
lost before or during penetration. This is very embarrassing for the man and irritating for the woman.
Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction
erection is the response to reflex and psychogenic stimuli. The peripheral nerves and the lumbar region are part
of an intact nervous
generates erection. Normally, a firm erection requires a lot physiological effects. Sexual arousal is resulted
from brain signals transmitted to the nerves in the pelvis region. Many factors – from environmental to physical
factors – can lead to penile erection.
dysfunction occurs when a male is unable to develop or maintain an erection, even in the presence of sufficient
mental and physical arousal. Many factors can cause ED; some of the most common include cardiovascular diseases
(chronic high blood pressure for instance), hormonal disorder, diabetes, prostatectomy surgery
trauma, cancer and even the side effects of certain drugs. Unhealthy lifestyle or certain bad habits
can cause a man to unable to have hard
and strong erection.
For instance, obesity, cigarette
smoking, regular eating of foods
rich in cholesterol or overuse of alcohol make a man venerable to the
other causes of ED include:
Insufficient penile blood
Restricted blood flow due to
impaired endothelial function
Neurogenic disorders like
Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease or multiple sclerosis
Cavernosal disorders, such as
Iatrogenic reasons: such as intake
of antihypertensive medication and drugs administered to treat the central nervous system.
erectile dysfunction can also be triggered by relational or psychological problems. In this case, the Ed is
temporary and gone once the problem is solved or with the help of placebo effect. In certain cases,
psychological impotence can requires taking PDE5 inhibitor drugs such as viagra and sildenafil. In case you
don’t like drugs due to their side effects, you can go natural by taking herbal supplements which can prove to
an effective erectile dysfunction treatment with no adverse effects.
In severe cases
of ED, other treatment options can be recommended; some of them include: