Men with erection problems have an extra reason to see their doctor, as even relatively minor erectile difficulties could indicate 'silent' heart disease and may indicate an increased risk of dying early.
There's a big market for natural remedies to treat erectile dysfunction, but do they work and are they safe?
Sildenafil, also known as Viagra, is a drug used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction or impotence.
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Peyronie’s disease causes a curve in a man's erect penis, which may cause problems when having sex.
Around half of all men aged between 40 and 70 are thought to have experienced some degree of erectile dysfunction. Learn more about diagnosis and treatment of ED.
Alprostadil is a synthetic hormone treatment for erectile dysfunction that works by stimulating blood flow to the penis.
A vacuum constriction device, or VCD, is a device which may be recommended for a man with erectile dysfunction.
Erectile dysfunction is also known as ED, or impotence, in men. The main symptom is being unable to get or maintain an erection for satisfactory sex.
If low testosterone is diagnosed as causing a man's erectile dysfunction, hormone replacement therapy may be recommended.
Having a penile prosthesis or implant fitted is an option to help with erections if other treatments for erectile dysfunction have not been successful.
The physical problems of erectile dysfunction can affect a man's mental health. Being unable to get and maintain an erection can lead to feelings of anger, frustration, sadness and anxiety.
The symptoms of ED, being unable to get and maintain an erection, can often be prevented by making lifestyle changes.
A GP can often diagnose erectile dysfunction by talking to a man about his symptoms, lifestyle, medical history and carrying out a physical examination.
Dealing with erectile dysfunction can cause difficulties in a relationship, but sexual intercourse is not the only way to be intimate with your partner.
Psychosexual counselling, or sex therapy, is a short-term form of counselling, generally involving five to 20 sessions with a psychosexual counsellor, or sex therapist.
We explain how an erection occurs with a picture of the anatomy of the penis.
There may be medical reasons for ED, including high blood pressure or diabetes, but many men experience erectile dysfunction for psychological reasons.
Erectile dysfunction and depression can be linked. Being depressed may contribute to a man's inability to get and maintain an erection, while having erection problems can also lead to mental health problems.
Causes of erectile dysfunction can be psychological or physical. Get the facts here.
Erectile dysfunction, commonly referred to as ED, or impotence, is the inability to achieve and sustain an erection sufficient for satisfactory sexual intercourse.
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