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How erectile dysfunction is treated?

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Dr. Steven Hanley
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Psychological?

Many men struggling with ED are successfully treated with medication prescribed by a urologist or other physician.
Sometimes ED issues are related to your psychology or internal conflicts. It is not always easy to know when this is the case. If you struggle with anxiety (performance or otherwise) and you have ED you might benefit from talking to a psychologist as well.

In brief: Psychological?

Many men struggling with ED are successfully treated with medication prescribed by a urologist or other physician.
Sometimes ED issues are related to your psychology or internal conflicts. It is not always easy to know when this is the case. If you struggle with anxiety (performance or otherwise) and you have ED you might benefit from talking to a psychologist as well.
Dr. Steven Hanley
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Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine

In brief: Really

Depends on why you have erectile dysfunction.
This often encompasses optimizing your health, including incorporating regular physical activity, optimizing your nutrition, minimizing alcohol and tobacco, optimizing sleep, minimizing stress, and optimizing your weight. If there's a psychologic component, then addressing this is necessary. Sometimes medications are necessary.

In brief: Really

Depends on why you have erectile dysfunction.
This often encompasses optimizing your health, including incorporating regular physical activity, optimizing your nutrition, minimizing alcohol and tobacco, optimizing sleep, minimizing stress, and optimizing your weight. If there's a psychologic component, then addressing this is necessary. Sometimes medications are necessary.
Dr. Stephen Southard
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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine

In brief: Usually medications

Erectile dysfunction is usually treated with medications like viagra (sildenafil).
First your doctor would do an exam and some blood work to make sure there are no physical, reversible causes of the dysfunction. The doctor would also look at your medications and make sure that none of them are causing the problem. There are other treatments such as vacuum pumps that your doctor can discuss with you.

In brief: Usually medications

Erectile dysfunction is usually treated with medications like viagra (sildenafil).
First your doctor would do an exam and some blood work to make sure there are no physical, reversible causes of the dysfunction. The doctor would also look at your medications and make sure that none of them are causing the problem. There are other treatments such as vacuum pumps that your doctor can discuss with you.
Dr. Kathy Robinson
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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Your doc

Or a natural doc can test your hormone levels and rule out circulatory issues.
Also, a clinical psychologist can teach you skills to keep from focusing on your "performance" which interferes also. Peace and good health.

In brief: Your doc

Or a natural doc can test your hormone levels and rule out circulatory issues.
Also, a clinical psychologist can teach you skills to keep from focusing on your "performance" which interferes also. Peace and good health.
Dr. Bernard Seif
Dr. Bernard Seif
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