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What's the difference between erectile dysfunction vs performance anxiety vs impotence?

What's the difference between erectile dysfunction vs performance anxiety vs impotence?

Different problems: Erectile dysfunction is difficulty getting and/or maintaining an erection usually due to physical causes such as thyroid diease, high cholesterol, and hypertension. Performance anxiety does not have a physiological cause but is self-induced due to external factors causing stress during the sexual activity. This is usually an internalized conflict that must be overcome or will continue to cause ed. ...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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Anyone know what is a natural way to cure or treat anxiety that is causing erectile dysfunction?

Manage anxiety : By learning relaxation skills & learning to modify the thoughts, perceptions & beliefs that trigger your anxiety. Learning to calm your body & your mind is the key. You can learn these skills on your own, but having a mental health professional "coach" you is quicker & more effective. Biofeedback helps learn relaxation skills (www.Bcia.Org & www.Aapb.Org). Entrenched anxiety may require meds. ...Read more

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Why is my health so bad and I am only 18? I have hbp, high liver enzymes, erectile dysfunction, major anxiety, and more. I eat healthy and excercise.

Why is my health so bad and I am only 18? I have hbp, high liver enzymes, erectile dysfunction, major anxiety, and more. I eat healthy and excercise.

Nutritional ?: Many consider a low fat, high (complex) carb diet healthy. Hi carb diet increases triglycerides, insulin, estrogen(e2) and lowers testosterone (t) the HTN can result from high trig + Insulin + low t . The ed from high e2 & low t. The anxiety from hypoglycemia - from high Insulin & low fat , high carb diet. The fatty liver is result of storage of carbs as trig in liver. Mdwellnessmd.Com. ...Read more

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What is difference between impotence and erectile dysfunction? Is ED just a term from the drug companies?

What is difference between impotence and erectile dysfunction? Is ED just a term from the drug companies?

No difference: Ed is a term coined by the pharmaceutical companies to make it more politically correct for tv ads. No difference. ...Read more

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How can coreg (carvedilol) 12.5mg twice a day may effect a mans sexual performance and cause erectile dysfunction?

Yes it is possible.: The incident of sexual dysfunction reported in male 0.1-1%. Coreg (carvedilol) reduces the workload on the heart/ help it to beat more regularly, and also reduces blood pressure. Common side effects diarrhea, unusual tiredness, headache/nausea. Tiredness reduces if you take your medication regularly. Report and breathing issues, swollen ankles/feet. Talk with physician if sexual dysfunction worsens. Take care. ...Read more

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Does maintaining a healthy lifestyle prevent erectile dysfunction and improve sexual performance in an 18 years old male ?

Does maintaining a healthy lifestyle prevent erectile dysfunction and improve sexual performance in an 18 years old male ?

Yes, but generally: this is in the context of a much older male. The risks for ED are those of any other circulatory condition: smoking, blood pressure, blood pressure medication, cholesterol, diabetes. But by far the biggest risk (8 fold increase) is lack of 200 calories of exercise per day. Hope this is helpful. Never too early to start healthy habits. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...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