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Erectile Dysfunction.

Erectile dysfunction (impotence) is the inability to get and keep an erection firm enough for sex. Reduced sexual desire can also be a sign of an erectile dysfunction Having erection trouble from time to time isn’t necessarily a cause for concern. If erectile dysfunction is an ongoing issue.

However, it can cause stress, affect your self-confidence and contribute to relationship issues. Problems getting or keeping an erection can also be a sign of an underlying health condition that needs treatment and a risk factor for heart disease.

What causes it?

A whole lot of things can cause ED but let’s group them into 2 Major causes:

  1. Physical Causes: In a  lot of cases, ED can be caused by something physical, such as:

– Heart disease

– High cholesterol

– High blood pressure

– Diabetes

– Obesity

– Certain prescription medications

– Tobacco use

– Alcoholism and other forms of substance abuse

– Sleep disorders

– Low testosterone, e.t.c

  • Psychological Causes:

The brain plays a key role in triggering a series of physical events that cause an erection, starting with feelings of sexual excitement. A lot of things can trigger ED such as:

– Depression,

– Stress and;

– Relationship problems.

There are treatment plans available and while we frown on self-medication, we suggest you book an appointment with a Urologist at our facility. Call this number to book an appointment at 08090160174.

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