is inability to get or sustain adequate penile hardness to perform satisfactory sexual intercourse. ED is a common sexual disorder faced by approximately 50% of people in their 50’s.
ED is commonly related to low self esteem and frustrations. Among couples ED causes disturbed interpersonal relationship. These situations increases erectile dysfunction.
Patient delays consultation with the doctor as he feels embarrassed or sometime he feels the situation is untreatable. Sometime they follow incorrect advises leading to further complex situation.
ED can affect both young and old males. Stress, depression and anxiety areusual causes of ED in young males, where as high blood pressure, high sugar and high cholesterol levels are the most common causes in old cases. Other important causes are obesity, heart disease, alcohol and tobacco abuse. Few rare causes are some drugs, neurological causes like multiple sclerosis and Parkinsonism.
Treatment options for erectile dysfunction include psychological counselling, pills, intra penile injections, low intensity penile shock wave therapy and penile implant. With the help of multiple effective ways of treating this situation any case with this problem can be benefitted.