Erectile Dysfunction Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Erectile dysfunction – It is that type of sexual dysfunction in which the incapability to develop an erection of the penis during sexual activity especially in men. Erectile dysfunction is also known as impotence which has emotional consequences and may affect the relationship between the couples.  Increase in age is the main cause of erectile dysfunction and starts at an age of 40.

There is about 80 percent cases of erectile dysfunction can be identified. It is caused by several reasons such as diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular diseases, and neurological problems. The neurological problems like drug side effects, hypogonadism, and prostatectomy.  About 10 percent of cases in psychological impotence in which erection or penetration fails due to feelings or thoughts or feelings of sexual scene. It has a major emotional impact on both men and women. Several men do not look for treatment because of feelings of embarrassment in family members and friends. There are about 75 percent of diagnosed cases of ED which are not untreated. As per research, at about 50 percent men can experience this problem. It has affected at about 30 million men in U.S. and around 140 million in all over the world.

An erection is caused due to the increased flow of blood into the penis.  The cause of large amount of blood flow into the penis can be through by physical stimulation of the penis or by thoughts of sexual activity with partner or in movies. Excitement in sex affects the muscle of the penis to relax which increases the flow of blood into the arteries of the penis and thus causing an erection. During sexual activity, the blood flow into the penis to grow rigid. After sexual activity, the muscles are contract so the penis back to the original shape.

Symptoms of erectile dysfunction – There are several symptoms of erectile dysfunction which are discussed below

  1. It is difficult to maintain an erection during the sexual activity which is the main symptom of this problem.
  2. The men are not interested in sex with partner. In other words reduction in the interest of sex.
  3. This problem occurs at the time of sex.

Disorder of erectile dysfunction – There are some disorders due to erectile dysfunction which are discussed below –

  1. Premature ejaculation
  2. Ejaculation delay
  3. There is inability to get climax (orgasm) after a sufficient time of stimulation which is known as anorgasmia.

If you experience these symptoms and disorders of erectile dysfunction for longer time then consult with doctor for the proper treatment.

Causes of erectile dysfunction – There are several causes of erectile dysfunction which affects physically and emotionally are given below –

  1. Diabetes
  2. Increasing age
  3. Damage caused by any type of surgery
  4. Obesity
  5. Using Alcohol
  6. Problems or tension in a relationship between couples.
  7. Hypertension due to several causes.
  8. Any physical injury
  9. Heart problems
  10. Anxiety or stress
  11. Smoking
  12. Use of drugs

Test and diagnoses of erectile dysfunction – There are particular tests for determining the cause of symptoms of this problem. It examines the blood pressure, heart rate and also test the penis of the patient. It also tests the prostate of the person.

Treatment of erectile dysfunction Generic Viagra (Sildenafil) is used for the treatment of problems in sexual functions of male. The function of this medicine in increasing the blood and flows to the penis which helps in keep an erection. This medicine does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases such as hepatitis B, HIV, syphilis and gonorrhea.

This medicine is not used in protection against several sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV, hepatitis B, gonorrhea, syphilis. If you want to safe sex, use latex condoms.

There are the list of medication which are used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction are given below

  1. Avana (Stendra)
  2. Fildena (Viagra)
  3. Vidalista (Cialis)
  4. Vilitra (Levitra)
  5. Testosterone