What is an Erection Problem?

Those of you who think erectile dysfunction is a problem that is something huge, well, it’s not. Erectile dysfunction is a problem that is very common among men, especially those who are 40 and above. But first of all, it is important to know what erection is and how an erection works.

An erection problem is that where a man cannot get his penis up and hard that is firm enough for him to have sexual intercourse. In other words they are called erectile problems or impotence. As said earlier, erection problems in men can occur in any age mostly older men because they have other health problems that are linked with erectile dysfunction. The best part is that erectile problems can be treated in several ways.

Symptoms of Erectile Dysfunction

The symptoms of getting an erectile problem arebeing unable to keep the penis firm to have sex. While one may not get their penis hard because of erectile dysfunction, a man may still be able to have a sexual need and desire and be able to have an orgasm and to ejaculate.

Diagnosis of Erectile Problem

When to see your GP is the next question when you figure out yourself that you are going through erectile problems. See you GP more than a few weeks. The GP is going to assess and examine your health conditions because the condition can be the first reason for more serious health problems like heart diseases.

Most men are embarrassed and avoid raising this issue in front of their partners and doctors.so even though you are embarrassed, it is important to get a diagnosis done from your doctor so that the root cause of the issue can be identified.  Erection problems can be diagnosed by doctors just by asking questions about your health and conducting a physical examination. Moreover, your doctor will want to know and will ask you questions about how often the problem arises of erectile dysfunction. Other than that, exams, lab tests and mental tests are also conducted in order to figure out the core of the problem.

How to Treat Erectile Dysfunction

The first thing that any doctor is going to tell you when he figures out that you are suffering through erectile problems is that you need to bring a change in your lifestyle. Before going for long term or bigger procedures like surgery or other treatments, doctors strictly advise to go with the basics and change your lifestyle.

Other than bringing a change in your lifestyle, erectile dysfunction can be treated as following;

  • Avoid drugs and tobacco and limit alcohol.
  • If you are taking ay medications, find out and re check if they have any side effects that are causing erectile problems.
  • Talk about your problems with your partner or go for counseling sessions with your partner.
  • Getting a shot of medicine in your penis.
  • Using vacuum devices.
  • Getting a surgery done to place an implant in the penis.
  • Kamagra usage

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