Erectile dysfunction occurs when a man is not able to maintain or get an erection. It’s common in men of all ages. Facing erectile dysfunction once in 2-3 months is fine. But if it becomes an ongoing problem, it needs medical intervention in time.
Multiple answers were also reported concerning the timing of taking the drug (sildenafil) in which 40 (61.5%) of them reported that they take it 30 min before having sex, 13 (20%) whenever they thought of having sex, and 12 (18.5%) use it immediately before sex. About 84.6% of the participants reported that the sildenafil price was affordable and 67.7% of the participants reported it is easily accessible in the community pharmacies. .
However, be aware of the possibility and if you suspect anything like this may be happening to you report it to your Doctor.
The options for management beyond behaviour modification include TRT, PDE5 inhibitors, intracavernosal injection therapy, vacuum constriction devices (VCDs), intraurethral prostaglandin suppositories and surgical placement of a penile prosthesis.40
Fully restoring sexual health with treatment of a medical condition (such as high blood pressure with diet and/or exercise or by controlling diabetes or other chronic diseases) may not be possible. Identification and treatment of these conditions may prevent the progression of ED and affect the success of various ED therapies. Nutritional states, including malnutrition, obesity, and zinc deficiency, may be associated with erectile dysfunction, and dietary changes may prove a sufficient treatment. Masturbation and excessive masturbation are not felt to cause ED, however, if one notes weak erections with masturbation, this may be a sign of ED. Some men who masturbate frequently may have troubles with achieving the same degree of stimulation from their partner, but this is not ED.
Furthermore, there’s evidence to suggest that performing pelvic floor muscle exercises, like Kegels, can help improve (and in some cases, fully restore) erectile function in patients with ED.
1 Contract the pelvic muscle (the one you use to stop urinating) and hold the muscle for 3-5 seconds.
Anyone experiencing ED who is not over the age of 50, overly stressed, or dealing with the side effects of chronic medication, should schedule an appointment with a GP or urologist to rule out underlying disease.
Men presenting with ED should have consideration for a cardiovascular work-up as significant numbers of these men have occult or asymptomatic heart or vascular disease.
Erectile dysfunction is the inability to achieve or maintain an erection that is sufficiently rigid for sexual intercourse. Sexual drive and the ability to have an orgasm are not necessarily affected. Because all men have erection problems from time to time, doctors diagnose erectile dysfunction if a man fails to maintain an erection satisfactory for intercourse on at least 25% of attempts. Worldwide, erectile dysfunction occurs in close to 20% of men.
You should not take more than 1 dose in 24 hours. Tadalfil and vardenafil come in tablets of 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg and 20 mg. Sildenafil comes in tablets of 25 mg, 50 mg and 100 mg.
Follow your doctor’s instructions when taking ED medicine. Usually, a man takes 1 tablet 30 minutes to 1 hour before he plans to have sex. Sildenafil works for 4-8 hours; vardenafil works for up to 8 hours; and tadalafil works for up to 36 hours.
Step 1. Specialist Evaluation – For Erectile Dysfunction patients, our specialist will need to know the patient’s age and previous medical treatments. In addition, will need to review your Total and Free Testosterone Test, Complete Blood Count (CBC), SMAC-32 Chemistry Screen, Previous Cardiovascular Problems and Drug Consumption.
By making some of the changes mentioned above, it is possible to enhance general health, and decrease the chance of developing the conditions which are known to cause ED; including cardiovascular disease and diabetes. By achieving a good level of health, the risk of needing medicine which has the potential to cause ED as one of its side effects can also be reduced.
Conditions like vascular disease, surgery, diabetes, and medications are some of the top causes of erectile dysfunction. If you suffer from ED, schedule an evaluation with your doctor and get the help you need
Managing other health conditions and making the necessary lifestyle changes are important to help overcome erectile dysfunction. That’s why our team at the Male Infertility & Sexual Health Program at UH uses a specialized, team-based approach to deliver expert and highly individual ED care.
A German study found that 69% of men involved in a sleep apnea study also suffered from ED. Disruptions to breathing during sleep affect oxygen levels in the blood, which can cause problems generating an erection. Lack of sleep also disrupts hormone production.