Where a man is not able to maintain an erection during their times of intercourse, then the condition that they may be probably be suffering from is that commonly referred to as ED, or Erectile Dysfunction. Erectile dysfunction, which is a condition that affects men in all ages, both the young and the old, often has a lot of psychological effects on the man’s health as it affects their self confidence and levels of self esteem. In as much as the condition has for a long time been associated and considered to be a natural consequence of aging or some kind of other mental problems of distress, today doctors know for sure that this problem has more links with the physical problems and not as much with the psyche of the patient and as such there is enough proof that men can actually lead normal sexual life without suffering from ED, irrespective of the age one is in. We will see some of the signs that would qualify a condition for erectile dysfunction and as such have a problem of erection treated as an erectile dysfunction.
Where as a man you seem unable to hold your erection during intercourse at least 25% of the time, then the condition would be considered to be an erectile dysfunction. There are quite a number of the causes and effects of erectile dysfunction such as the fact that it has for long been associated with physical and medical origin and this is even over and above the fact that it has been associated with psychological factors such as depression, anxiety and those problems that may be there with the relationships. The common medical causes of the conditions are such as heart diseases, diabetes, obesity, spinal and pelvic operations, Parkinson’s disease and multiple atherosclerosis, among many others. The other classes of people who are so prone to suffering from this condition are such as those who are drug and alcohol addicts and smokers. As many as the causes of the condition, as well are the treatment options for the condition. These treatments actually range from the psychological counseling sessions done by the experts, surgeries, medications and as well the use of the easy-to-use mechanical devices. The choice of the treatment plan to go for will be mainly determined by the severity of the condition and as well the cause of the same.
The oral medications will in most cases be inclusive of the use of the drugs that contain Sildenafil, Tadalafil and Vardenafil, all which are generics and are always marketed by a number of the pharmaceutical companies in different brands but all of the same molecule. The other alternative treatment for erectile dysfunction is the use of shock wave therapy for erectile dysfunction which as well has given considerable degrees of success.