5. Aim high. Set a goal of 30 to 40 kegel exercises per day for optimal erectile dysfunction treatment. It might sound like a lot, but you can do them while driving, standing on the train, or waiting for the kettle to boil.
A new study, conducted by The Erectile Dysfunction Foundation and the Private Gym for Men in USA, tested Kegel’s exercise to men with no sexual dysfunction problems as well as men with mild erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation and decreased sexual performance. Nearly 6 out of 10 participants, aged from 24 to 65 years-old, had erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation symptoms. .
It is the inability of a man to get and keep an erection. In some cases, the erection appears but it doesn’t last long enough to allow having sex. Because of erectile dysfunction, a man feels discomfort and can’t enjoy satisfying sex life
Certain medications can alter testicular function, including diuretics (water pills), some seizure medications, long-acting oral opiate pain medications, antipsychotic medications, and oral steroids.
Causes and risk factors for erectile dysfunction are as follows:StrokeObesityProstate cancerSmokingAlcohol useHigh cholesterol dietLow levels of physical activityCardiovascular disease
In this study, ED proceeded CVD in almost 70% of cases. Similarly, many men with ED have been found to have pre-existing CVD. A study by Vlachopoulos et al evaluated the incidence of asymptomatic CVD in 50 men with ED.22 These authors found that 19% of men with ED had asymptomatic CVD. Similarly, Mulhall and colleagues found that 20% of men presenting with ED and vascular insufficiency on penile duplex had asymptomatic CVD.23
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For patients who have health conditions like obesity, hypertension, heart disease, or vascular disease, engaging in regular aerobic exercise is one of the best ways to encourage blood flow, improve weight loss, and help enhance sexual performance.
Turkish Journal of Urology: “Prevalence of erectile dysfunction in men over 40 years of age in Turkey: Results from the Turkish Society of Andrology Male Sexual Health Study Group.”
In patients with low testosterone, testosterone treatment can improve libido and erectile dysfunction, but many men still may need additional oral medications such as sildenafil, vardenafil, or tadalafil. Some studies suggest that men with ED and low testosterone may respond better to PDE5 inhibitors when given testosterone therapy; however, this is controversial.
Tell your doctor about all medications you’re taking, including over-the-counter drugs, herbs, and supplements.
Pollock Clinics offers rapid access to the latest innovative ED treatments at our clinics serving greater Vancouver and all of BC.
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With GAINSWave®, those suffering from ED no longer have to remember to take oral medications, nor do they have to try to take the medication just before they are going to have sex.
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yes, it is possible to erectile dysfunction. The first and major step is to follow an active lifestyle with healthy eating habits. Keeping obesity and cardiovascular problems is very important to avoid frequent episodes of erectile dysfunction.
Can over-the-counter (OTC) and/or natural or home remedies treat erectile dysfunction?