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Yohimbine for erectile dysfunction?

Yohimbine for erectile dysfunction?

No: Really not effective...Much better medications now. Yohimbine is really of historical interest only. ...Read more

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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


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Can orchitis cause erectile dysfunction and loss of sex drive?

Can orchitis cause erectile dysfunction and loss of sex drive?

Need evaluation ...: Anyone with low desire + soft "small" testes with or without orchitis should have his serum testosterone checked. If low-T was found, do luteinizing hormone (LH), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), & prolactin, as well as semen analysis if infertility is concerned. In practice, remember exogenous testosterone will suppress sperm production. So, see Doc timely. ...Read more

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Is erectile dysfunction physical or psychological?

Is erectile dysfunction physical or psychological?

Both: Erectile dysfunction can be caused by both physical and/or psychological conditions. It is important to undergo routine testing to evaluate for a physical condition that can be treated, if identified. A good history should also be taken to identify psychological stressors that can cause erection problems. Usually, the treatment of either of these factors will improve the condition. ...Read more

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Dose allopurinol cause impotence or erectile dysfunction?

Dose allopurinol cause impotence or erectile  dysfunction?

Possibly: Never seen this. But, when it comes to side effects or adverse effects with a medication, never say it can't. ...Read more

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Can L-arginine cause erectile disfunction?

Can L-arginine cause erectile disfunction?

L arginine: L-arginine has been studied along with pycnogenol in men with erectile dysfunction, and found to help a significant percentage of them have normal erections. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12851125. ...Read more

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Treating erectile dysfunction due to cholesterol?

Treating erectile dysfunction due to cholesterol?

Go for it: What affects the blood vessels of the heart also affect the vessels of the big guy. Unfortunately, very little reversal of ed on a long term basis in most trials, but you live in the age of cialis. Congrats! ...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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Suggest medications for sexual arousal and erectile dysfunction?

There are many: Be wary of over the counter herbal medications For the most part they can be harmful or a waste of time. At your age taking into account you have no other medical problems ,can be helped talking to a psychologist skilled in helping men with this problem. When having sex your need to feel secure, relaxed, have a pleasing & willing partner and don't be in a hurry. Keep your mind away from worry. ...Read more

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What causes erectile disfunction?

What causes erectile disfunction?

Many causes: From things that affect the nerves like diabetes, things that affect the blood vessels like heart disease, hypertension, smoking, and other things too like medications, trauma, anxiety/stress/mood issues ... ...Read more

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Since erection is controlled by parasympathetics, why does low testosterone cause erectile disfunction?

Since erection is controlled by parasympathetics, why does low testosterone cause erectile disfunction?

Here are some ...: It's unusual for a 24-yr man to experience ED except having inborn or acquired damage to nerve systems or some serious diseases such as uncontrolled diabetes, cancer-related chemo, etc. or self-overrunning by sex obsession. How the body works is a matter of multiple factors in sync. Adequate T makes desire to arouse, physical strength to enrich, & coherent functions of multiple organs to synergiz ...Read more

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How is male sexual dysfunction ED diagnosed?

How is male sexual dysfunction ED diagnosed?

Here are some...: Despite medical advance, all medical care today is still passive care and based on indirect evidence. So, patients bring up their concerns first and medical professionals look into patients' concern to deduce possible diagnosis. Note: Every illness is a process of lifelong making and displays itself as a pattern of full spectrum. More? To formefirst.com/eBlogList.html. ...Read more

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Does cholesterol cause erectile dysfunction?

Yes: Having high choletserol levels is a definite risk for erectile dysfunction. It is also a risk factor for heart diease, heart attacks, etc. For the same reasons; it causes hardening of the arteries and decreased blood flow to those tissues. ...Read more

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Can sibutramine affect erectile dysfunction?

Can sibutramine affect erectile dysfunction?

Affect?: Not sure what you mean by "affect". Yes there may be sporadic reports but I couldn't find any evidence that sibutramine causes erectile dysfunction, although its reason (indication) for use is obesity, which is linked to ED. In fact, I couldn't find any "effect" of sibutramine on ED, whether making it better or worse. Check out http://www.drugs.com/sfx/sibutramine-side-effects.html. ...Read more

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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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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

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Can young men get erectile dysfunction?

Yes: Remember, 50% of causes of erectile dysfunction are emotional - anxiety, depression, ptsd - and as such can be experienced in younger people without any medical conditions. As well, younger men may have testosterone deficiency which can affect both desire and performance. ...Read more

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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


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

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