How to Treat Erectile Dysfunction

Posted August 29, 2018
By Dr. Boris Schwartz In Erectile Dysfunction

How to Treat Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction Treatment

More than 30 million men suffer from Erectile Dysfunction. This is a condition that makes a man unable to get an erection solid enough for sexual intercourse. It is a myth that only older men suffer from ED. Although ED is more common in men over 40, it is a concern for men of any age. Erectile Dysfunction affects men at some point in their life.

It usually isn’t a big concern for most men as sometimes it is just a one-time occurrence. Certain medications may lead to ED. Men who are inactive and live sedentary lifestyles are at risk for ED. Medical conditions can also contribute, as well as the use of illegal drugs or drinking alcohol.

Talk to Your Doctor to Treat ED

Changing your lifestyle is one way to improve the symptoms of ED, but usually these changes alone are not enough to resolve the problem fully. Schedule a doctor appointment if Erectile Dysfunction occurs frequently enough to notice.

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The doctor will examine you to rule out any underlying health conditions, like diabetes and cardiovascular problems, which can contribute to ED. After treating any health concerns, ED should resolve itself.  Treatment options are plentiful if the cause is not an underlying medical condition, though.

ED Treatment Options

Erectile Dysfunction is treatable! Treatment options include prescription medicines, natural remedies, and lifestyle changes. The doctor will determine the best course of treatment after an exam. Most men will find many treatment options available to them. Some options include:

Oral Medicine

Oral medications like Cialis and Viagra are available. This option is the most popular erectile dysfunction treatment.  Men in Scottsdale and Phoenix, AZ prefer these treatments. These medicines provide exemplary results. Within an hour after taking a pill most man are able to get an erection.

It may be possible to get an erection for up to 48-hours after use. The pills are not right for every man, however they are FDA-approved but like most medications, there are some risks associated with their use. Talk to your doctor about oral ED treatments to learn if they’re suitable for your needs.

Lifestyle Changes

Many men with ED find lifestyle changes help them treat ED. If you are a smoker, a frequent drinker, or use street drugs, it is best to kick those habits now. You are what you eat; fresh fruits and vegetables are best. Do you get enough sleep? Many people do not and this causes many health issues.

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Erectile Dysfunction is one of those problems. 

Herbs/Herbal Supplements

Herbal supplements may improve signs and symptoms of erectile dysfunction. Panax Ginseng is one of several herbal remedies said to treat ED.  This pill is taken two to three times by mouth each day. Yohimbe is another natural ED treatment option. Talk to your doctor before using any herbal supplement.  

These supplements aren’t right for everyone especially men who take certain medications or have medical conditions. Never start an herbal supplement before getting a doctor’s approval!

Phoenix Erectile Dysfunction Treatment

Erectile Dysfunction can threaten an otherwise healthy relationship. It is difficult when you feel like you’re letting your partner down. Do not let this condition strain your relationship.

Schedule an appointment with your doctor if you are ready to treat ED.