Erectile Dysfunction Treatments

By: lazyjack
One interesting aspect of this phenomenon is that increasing number of men with this dysfunction are approaching their physicians to seek a solution to this impediment to normal lifestyle. This change in the outlook has been a direct consequence of invention of some revolutionary treatment options including the vacuum devices and injectable drugs and above all the introduction of oral drug sildenafil citrate, popularly known as Viagra.

In older men---men in the wrong side of their forties up to the men in their fifties and sixties --- ED occurs as a result of several physical disorders like certain diseases or injury. Side effects of drugs also may cause it in certain men. In fact any disorder causing injury to the nerves or impairing blood flow in the penis has the potential to cause it. The chances of experiencing it increase with age, though it is not an inevitable part of aging.

The important point is that: it is treatable at any age, and more and more people today are waking up to this piece of fact. Increasing number of men are coming out of the shell of their inhibitions and seeking medical help to regain the sexual vigor once again. With the amazing advancement in the field of medical science, it is possible to rectify this sexual shortcoming and an array of surgical and non surgical treatments are right there to help you out in your goal of improved sex life.

The goal of all the Erectile Dysfunction treatments is to ensure normal blood flow in the penis to make it firmer to perform the function of sexual intercourse. Some harmful life style choices like smoking, alcoholism or physical inactivities may lead to development of it, while in some cases certain psychological factors like stress, depression, guilt pangs etc cause erectile dysfunction. In certain cases side effects of drug may also lead to this sexual dysfunction.

In the first case, a few healthy life style options may help the patient to come out of his sexual limitation, while psychotherapy and behavior modifications are the solution for the patients in whom it is rather the symptom of gross emotional dysfunction rather than any physical inability. And if it is evidently the side effect of certain drug, stop taking them immediately to get back the healthy sex life once again.

In the more complicated level, the patients are treated with such products as oral or locally injected drugs, vacuum devices, and surgically implanted devices. In certain cases---though rarely---surgical corrections of veins or arteries are also considered.

Drugs have been by far the most popular products for treating ED in men. In addition to the oral drugs, medicines can also be injected directly into the penis, or can be inserted into the urethra at the tip of the penis. In this world of rapid communication who does not know about the efficacy of Viagra, Levitra, and Cialis all belonging to the family of phosphodiesterase (PDE) inhibitors that enhance the smooth activity of penis!

Then there are those mechanical vacuum devices that cause erection by creating a partial vacuum, for drawing in blood into the penis and expanding it.

Thus there are a number of products to chose from; just consult your doctor and find out the best solution to enliven up your love life once again.
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