When a man is unable to hold their erection at times of sexual intercourse, they are generally considered to be suffering from erectile dysfunction, also known as ED. Erectile dysfunction, which is a condition that affects men in all ages, both the young and the old, often has a lot of psychological effects on the man’s health as it affects their self confidence and levels of self esteem. In as much as the condition has for a long time been associated and considered to be a natural consequence of aging or some kind of other mental problems of distress, today doctors know for sure that this problem has more links with the physical problems and not as much with the psyche of the patient and as such there is enough proof that men can actually lead normal sexual life without suffering from ED, irrespective of the age one is in. The following are some of the symptoms that will definitely make a doctor qualify an erection problem as a case of erectile dysfunction and as such have it treated as so by a medical doctor.
Where as a man you seem unable to hold your erection during intercourse at least 25% of the time, then the condition would be considered to be an erectile dysfunction. Erectile dysfunction is often associated with physical and medical causes or origins over and above the fact that they have been associated with psychological factors as well such as depression, issues with the relationship, and anxiety. Some of the common medical causes of this condition are such as heart disease, diabetes, obesity, pelvic and spinal operations, Parkinson’s disease, multiple atherosclerosis, and the like. Erectile dysfunction, is as well a condition that is high on the risk of being contracted by those of us who are smokers, drug and alcohol addicts. As many as the causes of the condition, as well are the treatment options for the condition. These treatments actually range from the psychological counseling sessions done by the experts, surgeries, medications and as well the use of the easy-to-use mechanical devices. The choice of the treatment option to go for would be majorly determined by the severity of the condition and the cause of the condition.
The oral medications will in most cases be inclusive of the use of the drugs that contain Sildenafil, Tadalafil and Vardenafil, all which are generics and are always marketed by a number of the pharmaceutical companies in different brands but all of the same molecule. The other alternative treatment for erectile dysfunction is the use of shock wave therapy for erectile dysfunction which as well has given considerable degrees of success.