Erectile Dysfunction, causes, symptoms and remedies.
Erectile Dysfunction (ED), also known as impotence, is a type of sexual dysfunction characterized by the inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis during sexual activity. ED can have psychological consequences as it can be tied to relationship difficulties and self-image.
A number of physical and psychological causes can contribute to ED. Some of the most common physical causes include:
- Cardiovascular disease
- Neurological conditions
- Hormonal imbalances
- Injuries or surgery
- Peyronie’s disease
- Substance abuse or side effects of medication
Psychological causes of ED can include:
- Low self-esteem
- Relationship problems
There are a number of effective treatments for ED, including:
- Oral medications
- Vacuum devices
- Penile implants
With treatment, most men are able to achieve and maintain an erection sufficient for sex.