It’s a fact: more and more men are dealing with issues involving their erection. When a man suddenly finds himself unable to achieve an erection, it can be downright scary. But it may not be permanent, and there are things you can do to ensure that your erection returns to it’s former glory. After consulting a doctor about the root of your erection health problem, follow these handy dandy tips to get your erection health back on track.
Eat better: Eating foods high in fat and sugar can lead to your blood vessels becoming inflamed, making it difficult for blood to travel to the penis. To save your erection, skip the hamburgers and candy and opt for a salad or smoothie.
Exercise: It has been shown that a sedentary lifestyle increases erection health problems by 2-10 fold, whereas moderate activity has been reported to reduce erection health problems by 60% and high activity by over 80%. So get active!
Cut out stress: At its most basic level, stress is the body anticipating the need for extra energy. This means everything from the highest level (panic, fury), the middle level (frustration, deadlines) to the lowest level (lack of sleep, not eating, worry). Your body’s response to every level is to pump adrenaline into your system as well as pump sugar into your blood stream for extra energy. Higher adrenaline level will make it difficult to achieve an erection, so find a way to eliminate the stress in your life.
Cut down on drinking: Like all things in life, alcohol is best enjoyed in moderation. Drinking too much can actually damage the muscle cells in the penis, making it difficult to achieve an erection. One or two glasses of wine every so often is fine, but don’t drink too much!
Quit smoking: Studies have shown that smoking, as well as second hand smoke, increase the incidence of erectile dysfunction. It’s also awful for you, so drop the habit for the sake of your erection and the rest of your body.