The ED Guide
If you have experienced erectile dysfunction or your partner has, you probably want all the information you can get to diagnose and treat the problems.
Men with erectile dysfunction have trouble with sex because of an inability to get or keep an erection that’s sustainable. It’s a common problem, and there are treatments.
To help men dealing with this condition, here’s a quick guide to understand what’s going on with your body.
It’s likely that at one time or another in a man’s life he will have to deal with erectile dysfunction. Here are some symptoms that will help identify the problem:
- If you wake up with an erection and have the ability to masturbate, but can’t perform with your partner it suggests that this may be a psychological or physical issue.
- Stress and depression can cause performance anxiety.
- If getting or keeping an erection becomes and reoccurring problem or slowly worsens over time you could have a physical problem.
When to consult your physician
If you have any of the symptoms listed above for an extended period of time, you should make an appointment with your doctor too.
If you are worried about your problem, go to the doctor. Waiting can cause additional stress that will only escalate the problem.
If you have pain while getting an erection or your penis is curved you could have Peyronie’s disease. Do not drag your feet with this one. Though rare, without assistance you may never have the sex life you deserve.
By now you’ve seen the ads on television and probably have received an email or two on the subject. Cialis and Viagra are the two most commonly prescribed medications in the fight against ED.
In addition to oral medication options, doctors will likely recommend dieting changes, exercise and lifestyle changes. Quitting smoking and reducing alcohol and caffeine could also be recommended.