Erectile Dysfunction: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

By Dr. Waheed Zaman in Urology

Mar 07 , 2022 | 1 min read

Erectile Dysfunction can be treated with the help of experienced specialists and care.

What Is Erectile Dysfunction?

Erectile Dysfunction or ED is defined as trouble getting or keeping an erection that's firm enough for sex. It affects as many as 30 million men happens routinely sex not normal, and it should be treated.

Symptoms of Erectile Dysfunction

  1. Getting an erection sometimes, but not every time while having sex
  2. Getting an erection, but not making it last long enough for sex
  3. Unable to get an erection

Causes of Erectile Dysfunction

  1. Age over 50
  2. High blood sugar (Diabetes)
  3. Cardiovascular disease
  4. High cholesterol
  5. Smoking & Drinking
  6. Lacking exercise
  7. Hypertension 
  8. Atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries)
  9. Stress, anxiety, or depression
  10. Brain or spinal cord injuries
  11. Radiation therapy to the testicles
  12. Stroke 
  13. Some type of prostate or bladder surgery
  14. Hypogonadism (a condition that leads to low levels of the male hormone, testosterone)

Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction

  1. Oral medications
  2. Sex therapy
  3. Penile injections
  4. Vacuum devices
  5. Intraurethral medication
  6. Surgery (penile implant)

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