Are you excited to have sex but, afraid of Erectile Dysfunction (ED)? Do not be ashamed, know your penis and understand the causes of Erectile Dysfunction. You can work on this with your doctor and prevent yourself any complication in your sex life.
What is Erectile Dysfunction?
Erectile Dysfunction is difficulty in erection in male sexual organ. Erectile Dysfunction becomes more common with age, but aging and erectile dysfunction is not synonyms.
ED is nothing to be ashamed of. A disturbed balance in your sex life may cause other problems, before it destroys your sex life, talk about it with your doctor.
ED is a sign of many health problems; it can mean that your blood vessels are not functioning properly.
Occasional problem do not need to be stressed upon, but if the issue persists for longer, visit your doctor today.
Causes of ED
Diabetes: Diabetes affects your erection. The nerves and blood vessels that help you in getting an erection are damaged because of diabetes. If your diabetes is not in control, you are likely to get an ED.
Blood Vessel Diseases: Blocked blood vessels make it difficult for you to get an erection. If the flow of blood is disturbed, you may find yourself hesitant in bed. High Blood Pressure and High Cholesterol can also cause ED.
Kidney Diseases: Kidney Diseases also affect the blood flow to penis, hormones and nervous system. These things combined together causes Erectile Dysfunction.
Nerve and Brain Disorder: One cannot get erection if the nervous system does not function properly. Stroke can also affect the erection.
Stress: If stress is your best friend for a long time, you may experience Erectile Dysfunction. Stress reduces the desire of sexual intercourse and it makes difficult for you to get an erection.
Obesity: Obesity, as it comes, is a root cause for many diseases. ED is one of them because with Obesity, chances of Cholesterol also rise and hence it leads to Erectile Dysfunction.
Surgeries in pelvic area: This is all the more natural to have ED if you went through a surgery in pelvic area in past.
Preventions for ED
Exercise regularly, this helps to reduce stress and anxiety.
Stop smoking. Reduce the intake of alcohol.
Talk to your doctor about your unsatisfactory sexual life.
Get a check-up done regularly.
Understand your Diabetes, Cholesterol and chronic health conditions.