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Male erectile dysfunction or ED is also known in general terms as impotence. It means that the man is not able to get or maintain an erection that is rigid enough to have sexual intercourse. The problem could be caused due to:
Is ED Treatable?
However, the problem of ED can be treated , no matter what your age. The treatment has to address the overall health and the underlying cause of the issue. If you have this problem, you can consult a good doctor. A lot of progress has been made in this field and you can select from a wide range of therapies that your doctor will guide you on.
If you have an occasional problem in getting or maintaining an erection, you don’t have anything to worry about. However, if you fail to get an erection for most of the time, it indicates that you need treatment and counseling.
What Causes It?
Some More Facts
If you are able to have an erection in the morning or during sleep, the problem is probably not a physical one. Doctors can help you identify the problem by asking you questions related to the symptoms and your medical history.
Your lifestyle could also make a difference. For instance smoking, stress, drinking, and lack of exercise can also work against a proper erection. Though aging does not necessarily cause ED, it is more common among older men.
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The Treatment Options
There are many options for treatment that you can discuss with your doctor:
Male erectile dysfunction can be caused by physical or emotional problems. You can get the problem treated by consulting with your doctor and analyzing the underlying causes.