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How can you combat erectile dysfunction?

How can you combat erectile dysfunction?

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 ...Read more

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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


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Can you please define erectile dysfunction?

Can you please define erectile dysfunction?

Unable to get hard: Ed is sexual dysfunction characterized by the inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis during sexual performance. You need evaluation and if you are of afvanced age, i would have your pcp check your heart. ...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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Can erectile dysfunction be prevented? 

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Can erectile dysfunction be prevented? 

Yes!: I agree wholeheartedly w/dr. Khorsandi. There's no reason to have to suffer from erectile dysfunction if one exercises regularly, eats properly (open to debate but i think most can agree), doesn't smoke, avoids obesity & excessive alcohol. Also, it's important to avoid medications that can cause ed such as Finasteride & dutasteride. And it's important to avoid stress while staying engaged w/partne. ...Read more

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Can smoking lead to erectile dysfunction?

Can smoking lead to erectile dysfunction?

Absolutely: Nicotine is a vasoconstrictor, so it robs organs of blood supply. Erection is heavily dependent on adequate blood supply. ...Read more

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Will balanitis lead to erectile dysfunction?

Will balanitis lead to erectile dysfunction?

Yes.: Yes. Any penile discomfort or pain could interfere with the ability to achieve or sustain an erection. Seek medical treatment. ...Read more

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Can stress lead to erectile dysfunction?

Yes but see your MD: Erectile problems should motivate you to see your md. He can rule out an illness , a medication or alcohol/drug abuse that may be causing the problem. Be sure to be open with the md. If your problem is only due to poorly coping with your stress, a referral to a professional can help you develop healthier ways to cope with your issues and avoid the distress of erectile dysfunction. ...Read more

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Can low doses of Cialis can solve erectile dysfunction?

Can low doses of Cialis can solve erectile dysfunction?

It can alleviate: But not solve the problem. I'm surprised u have ed at a young age. Ask your dr if u have low testosterone or any autoimmune condition contributing to your condition.I wonder if you're taking recreational drugs.Take care! http://www.Webmd.Com/erectile-dysfunction/ http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/erectile-dysfunction-herbs/mc00064. ...Read more

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Why can beta-blockers may cause erectile dysfunction in men?

Why can beta-blockers may cause erectile dysfunction in men?

Beta blockers: Parasympatheic nerves bind on beta receptors in the penis causing vasodilation and erection of the penis, blockage of the receptor, blocks the normal parasympatheic input and therefore cause impotence. ...Read more

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Can a hernia cause erectile dysfunction?

Generally not, but..: Have your doctor check you out to make sure. ...Read more

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Erectile dysfunction due to atherosclerosis can it be cured?

Chelation therapy: Chelation therapy has been used for the treatment of atherosclerosis for over six decades. Ed can be an early sign of atherosclerosis that may involve other organs, most commonly the heart. Although other etiologies must be evaluated, this condition should not be ignored for both physical and emotional reasons. Pad treatment with edta chelation therapy resulted in 85% good to excellent results. ...Read more

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Can so called "congestive prostatitis" cause erectile dysfunction? If so, how to tackle the problem?

Can so called "congestive prostatitis" cause erectile dysfunction? If so, how to tackle the problem?

Please get an exam: From your doc to make sure that's what you have. He/she can then treat you. True prosatatis is an infectection/inflammation of the prostate, different from enlarged prostate that older men get. Careful of prostate massage because it may spread the infection, if there. ED MAY be from this or other causes, e.g., circulation, anxiety, etc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can prostatitis cause erectile dysfunction and can you get prostatitis after a vasectomy?

Prostatitis: Yes prostatitis can result in inflammation to the nerves that facilitate erections due to their close proximity to the prostate. Vasectomy does not increase nor decrease the likelihood of developing prostatitis. ...Read more

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How to prevent erectile dysfunction if you have diabetes?

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How to prevent erectile dysfunction if you have diabetes?

Here are some ...: ED always results from multiple factors. While no cure for anything, we can slow down the process of worsening by providing our body a best possible inside and outside environments so our baby may undergo best possible self-healing for optimal functional recovery with your own residual strength. To explore more insights, follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter.html. ...Read more

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Can busulfan cause erectile dysfunction?

Can busulfan cause erectile dysfunction?

Yes: Chemotherapeutic agents (most of them, at least) can cause fatigue, lethargy, and sometimes even depression, all of which can interfere with sexual arousal. A cancer diagnosis, and its treatment, is itself immensely stressful, which can diminish libido. There are many possible reasons why someone taking buslfan would experience ed, and should discuss treatment options with his physician. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can saw-palmetto cause permanent erectile dysfunction?

Help plz! Can saw-palmetto cause permanent erectile dysfunction?

No: Check out http://www.drugs.com/sfx/saw-palmetto-side-effects.html. However, if you're taking saw palmetto to deal with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) caused by benign prostate hypertrophy (BPH), be aware that BPH can cause erectile dysfunction. Interestingly, Cialis is approved to treat both ED and LUTS caused by BPH. Go see your family doc for complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Inability To Sustain An Erection (Definition)

Impotence or Erectile dysfunction describes inability to initiate or maintain a satisfactory ...Read more


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Erectile Dysfunction (Definition)

Any time a male cannot get or keep an erection long ...Read more