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A 40-year-old member asked:

how can you combat erectile dysfunction?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Figure out cause: To combat something, you need to uncover cause. Erectile dysfunction is often due to stress whether relationship, financial, work, family, etc. It can also be due to tobacco, excess alcohol, obesity, etc. Some diseases & medications can cause/aggravate ED such as diabetes, high blood pressure/cholesterol, depression. Go see your family doc. Consider trial of Cialis or Viagra (sildenafil) if none of above apply

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A 43-year-old member asked:

What type of doctor should I talk to about erectile dysfunction?

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Warren Kriedman
Psychiatry 47 years experience
A Urologist: A urologist is a specialist who diagnose and treat the diseases of the urinary tract and the male genital organ (penis). He can refer treatment for erectile dysfunction that may be emotinally based.
A 45-year-old member asked:

Can you please define erectile dysfunction?

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Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
General Practice 40 years experience
Erectility: Difficulty obtaining and/or maintaining an erection...Best to check with your urologist.
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A 38-year-old male asked:

Is erectile dysfunction more psyshological than organic?

3 doctor answers14 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
Varies: Depends on age , hormone levels and if you have chronic diseases such as diabetes or high blood pressure , plus smoking affects erectile function.But psychological factors do contribute.
A 32-year-old member asked:

What drugs can commonly caue side effects of erectile dysfunction?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Many: Probably one of the most common are ssris ( a group of anti depressants), some antihypertensives like beta blockers (metoprolol, atenolol, etc), diuretics.
A 31-year-old member asked:

I was wondering what are the natural ways of combating erectile dysfunction?

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Dr. Paul Turek
Urology 35 years experience
Stay healthy: Good overall health is the best preventative medicine for ed. Protecting your heart also protects your erections.

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