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:
- Physical Causes: In a lot of cases, ED can be caused by something physical, such as:
– Heart disease
– High cholesterol
– High blood pressure
– 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:
– 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.