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Dr. Stanley Berger
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Atenolol (Definition)

Atenolol is a relatively long-acting (24 hours) beta-blocker. Beta-blockers as a group of medications calm or slow the heart rate down. They stop the swings in hr from stress or nerves. If someone is on a good dose of a beta-blocker and are startled, the medication suppresses the pounding of your heart. It also won't allow the hr to climb with exercise. It's used to ...Read more


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I take 25 mg atenolol daily. Cialis, viagra (sildenafil) make my heart pound too much. What's safe to take for erectile dysfunction?

I take 25 mg atenolol daily. Cialis, viagra (sildenafil) make my heart pound too much. What's safe to take for erectile dysfunction?

Not many choices: If you cannot tolerate these two, chances are you may not able tolerate other ed medications. Please see a urologist for other options. ...Read more

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I am 22 year old male suffering from erectile dysfunction from 6months. I checked my BP today n it was very low, can some one tell me what can I do?

I am 22 year old male suffering from erectile dysfunction from 6months. I checked my BP today n it was very low, can some one tell me what can I do?

See doc: Ed can occur at any age. First step is to get full exam from your doctor then urologist. After that many things can help. ...Read more

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Is erectile dysfunction painful?

Is erectile dysfunction painful?

No: Erectile dysfunction (ed) is not painful. It is simply the inability to obtain or maintain an erection sufficient enough for sexual intercourse. There is a condition called peyronie's which is scarring of the chambers of the penis which can lead to bending or curvature of the penis and this can be painful but it is a seperate condition from ed. ...Read more

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How to cure erectile dysfunction?

Erectile dysfunction: First you must know the causes such as low testosterone, illnesses that reduced blood flow to the erectile tissue such diabetes, occlusive vascular disease, taking certain medications like ssri, beta blockers, the presence of mood and/or anxiety disorders and even how emotionally connected you are with your partner. After medical evaluation medications such as levitra, (vardenafil) Cialis or viagra. ...Read more

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Is teenage erectile dysfunction common?

Is teenage erectile dysfunction common?

Depends: It depends what you mean. Many boys expect themselves to be sexual athletes like the porn actors they see on the internet and think if their sexual responses are not as quick, intense or sustained that something is wrong. This is a vicious circle because anxiety is the most common cause of erectile dysfunction in physically healthy men. ...Read more

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How can erectile dysfunction be treated?

How can erectile dysfunction be treated?

See your pcp: First the cause of the problem must be found. Then an appropriate treatment can be prescrived. If your pcp cannot help you with this, he/she can refer you to a urologist who can. ...Read more

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What does erectile dysfunction feel like?

Limp embarrassment: The penis feels limp, as in its normal flaccid state, not at all turgid or firm ; erect. Erectile dysfunction or impotence refers to an inability to obtain and/or maintain an erection satisfactory for sexual relations, typically leading to some embarrassment by both partners (him b/c he's not manly enough, her b/c she didn't turn him on enough). ...Read more

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Why do I have erectile dysfunction at 23?

Why do I have erectile dysfunction at 23?

ED @ 23yo vs 36yo: Erectile dysfunction is an inability to attain & maintain an erection satisfactory for intercourse. You're asking about a 23yo but listed as a 36yo. In younger men, ED is more commonly due to stress whether from school, work, finances, relationship, family, religion, culture, etc. Tobacco & excess alcohol don't help either. As we age, add chronic illnesses & medications to list especially diabetes ...Read more

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I want a solution of erectile dysfunction.

ED: After a thorough urological assessment, those patient with ed are counseled on the various treatment options which include oral medication (pde 5 is), vacuum devices, intra-urethral suppositories, intra-cavernosal injections, malleable and inflatable penile prostheses. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of erectile dysfunction?

What are symptoms of erectile dysfunction?

Unable to get erect: For lack of a better description, erectile dysfunction is the inability to obtain & maintain an erection (hard on) adequate for sexual activity leading to distress. Note that w/o distress, there is no dysfunction. Ed has many causes that should be considered & treated rather than masking w/medications, although these new drugs have revolutionized treatment. ...Read more

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Best foods for curing erectile dysfunction..

Best foods for curing erectile dysfunction..

Foods that may help: Celery, spinach, dark chocolate, pistachios, oysters, watermelon, tomatoes and grapefruit. May help. ...Read more

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What is the opposite of erectile dysfunction?

What is the opposite of erectile dysfunction?

Priapism: Not very comfortable and is generally a medical emergency. ...Read more

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What sort of disorder is erectile dysfunction?

What sort of disorder is erectile dysfunction?

Complex: Ed can be from too little blood flow to the penis, bad nerve supply or hormone imbalance or psychological problems. See a doctor for a health check up. ...Read more

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What could be causing erectile dysfunction ed?

Many causes: There are many physical causes of erectile dysfunction. The most common causes include diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension, malignancies, thyroid disease, previous pelvic surgery, hypogonadism, and psychological ailments. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Erectile dysfunction?

What are the symptoms of Erectile dysfunction?

The symptoms of Erectile dysfunction include:: Inability to attain an erection, Inability to sustain an erection. ...Read more

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My husband is having erectile dysfunction! Why?

My husband is having erectile dysfunction! Why?

Ask him: Ask him what he thinks and discuss it in a supportive way. Let him know u are still attracted and that u don't want him to be embarrassed or stressed about it. Reaffirm that other sexual activity is pleasurable & that despite his performance issue u still want to be intimate. If he is older or on medication but is able to try ED meds, they are often helpful. Either way he should see PCP. Try toys. ...Read more

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I am 21 and am experiencing erectile dysfunction?

I am 21 and am experiencing erectile dysfunction?

Here...: Again, are you 39 or 21? Does ED happen to you occasionally or continually? In young age, many suffer from ed from overindulgence and obsession. Remember: a period of non-response to sexual stimulation is normal; the older, the longer. It varies among individuals. So, respect this fact of life and don't over do it if this is implicated in your case.

Best... ...Read more

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I may have erectile dysfunction. 48yrs. Symptoms?

Doctors work...: It is best to describe your symptoms that are concerning rather than look at a laundry list of potential symptoms. I love the internet and the availability of knowledge that my patients have access to. What gets us all in trouble is getting to a diagnosis before all of the symptoms are considered. ...Read more

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I'm 22 and have erectile dysfunction, what to do?

I'm 22 and have erectile dysfunction, what to do?

May be....: Are you 22 or 48? If 22, it's unusual to have organic ed, but in fact usually from overindulgence and obsession so failed in erection and coitus due to incomplete functional replenishment ; premature attempt after ejaculation. Then, he needs realistic counseling.... If 48, need to assess hx of onset, progression, interpersonal relationship, smoking/alcohol/drugs, comorbid illness, etc. ...Read more

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Are there mental reasons for erectile dysfunction?

Are there mental reasons for erectile dysfunction?

ED: Ed can be cause by hundreds of reasons including emotional issues and stress. ...Read more

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What are the causes and cure of erectile dysfunction?

What are the causes and cure of erectile dysfunction?

Many causes: There are many causes
1 drugs like antidepressants and nicotine and alcohol
2peyronies disease
3 psychological causes
4 aging
5 kidney failre
5 diseases like diabetes and multiple sclerosis
6 smoking
7 prostate surgery
8 hypogonadism and testosterone deficiency
treatment is directed towards cause and some may be cired others may
curred, others will need drugs like viagra/cialis/levitra
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Which physical causes are there of erectile dysfunction?

Which physical causes are there of erectile dysfunction?

Many: There are several physical causes for erectile dysfunction. These include diabetes, hypertension, and high cholesterol levels. Of course, if one has had any type of surgery in the pelvis or spine, this too can disrupt the nerves required for erection and lead to erectile dysfunction. Pelvic surgery can be for colon cancer, rectal cancer, with or without radiation to the pelvis. ...Read more

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Then what causes erectile dysfunction and what's the cure?

ED: Erection dysfunction can be caused by medical problems like diabetes, heart disease, trauma, medications, and mental conditions.

There are many cures...Medications, etc. ...Read more

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Symptoms of erectile dysfunction are what? Please be blunt.

Symptoms of erectile dysfunction are what? Please be blunt.

Can't get hard: Erectile dysfunction is the inability to get hard (erect) and stay hard enough long enough to engage in sexual activity leading to distress. Note that w/o distress, there is no ed. There are many causes which must be considered rather than masking w/medications although these drugs have revolutionized treatment. ...Read more

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What is the frequency of erectile dysfunction in teenagers?

Unusual: Erectile dysfunction is mainly due to poor blood flow from vascular disease or from neurologic problems. Both of these causes are extremely rare in teenagers. The other cause could be psychological, rooted in some type of anxiety - this would be the most likely cause of problems of this type in a teen, but even this is quite unusual. ...Read more

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

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

Stay healthy: Good overall health is the best preventative medicine for ed. Protecting your heart also protects your erections. ...Read more

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Is erectile dysfunction curable?

Yes!!!: But you have to address cause. Make sure relationship is good. Minimize distractions like job, money, family, etc. Clean up lifestyle eg don't smoke or drink to excess. Eat right & exercise regularly. Studies show that lowering heart disease risk improves ed. Go see your family doc to review your health & meds. Some conditions & drugs worse than others. Improve bp, cholesterol & sugar control. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Lin
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Inability To Attain An Erection (Definition)

Inability to attain en erection denotes a lack of physiological energy and ability to timely fill penile corporeal tissue with blood for its high-pressure circulation. To discovery when and how to treat such, go to http://formefirst. Com/ED-Rx-options. Html & other articles in the category of Sex life, ED. Besides, the info in Basics of Self-Care could be ...Read more


Dr. Alvin Lin
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Erectile Dysfunction (Definition)

Any problem when a male cannot get or keep an erection long enough for intercourse. It has many different causes so "erectile dysfunction" is a descriptive term ...Read more