Erectile Dysfunction Treatments

What are the causes of Erectile Dysfunction?

Physical causes of erectile dysfunction:

In most cases, erectile dysfunction has a physical cause. Common causes include:

  • Heart disease
  • Clogged blood vessels (atherosclerosis)
  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Metabolic syndrome — a condition involving increased blood pressure, high insulin levels, body fat around the waist and high cholesterol
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Peyronie’s disease — development of scar tissue inside the penis
  • Certain prescription medications
  • Tobacco use
  • Alcoholism and other forms of substance abuse
  • Sleep disorders

 

Psychological causes of erectile dysfunction:

The brain plays a key role in triggering the physical events that cause an erection, starting with the feeling of sexual excitement. A number of things can interfere with sexual feelings and can cause or worsen erectile dysfunction. These include:

  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Sleep disorders
  • Relationship issues

How Is Erectile Dysfunction Treated?

The good news is that ED can be treated at any age. Upon your initial visit, your physician will perform a few tests as well as a simple, non-invasive examination. Afterwards, the experts at American Male Medical will prescribe a custom erectile dysfunction treatment program that is tailored to your specific needs.

American Male Medical is dedicated to your satisfaction. Book an appointment today.

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