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Erectile Dysfunction Impotence

Erectile Dysfunction Treatment

Men are usually embarrassed to discuss their sexual matters with doctors. As a consequence the medical assistance they could receive to resolve erectile dysfunction problems may never reach them. For that matter, it is essential to put aside timidity and openly discuss this concern and get properly informed in erectile dysfunction treatment.

Erectile dysfunction can be treated at any age and as its is closely related to the overall health condition of the patients, so in general, it can be improved by leading a more health-conscious lifestyle.

Erectile Dysfunction Treatment

The first step for ED treatments is checking health problems which might be causing the erectile dysfunction. A wide array of erectile dysfunction treatment options exist nowadays, depending on the cause and severity of each particular condition. The doctor must explain risks, benefits and preferences, because preserving general health should be the most important factor of the treatment.

In many occasions, erectile dysfunction is caused by stress, anxiety or depression, and the doctor could suggest vising the psychologist.

Among impotence treatments are:

  • Oral medication – These drugs enhance the body’s natural chemical reactions that relaxes the muscles of the male sexual organ, increasing blood flow and stimulating erection. Among these drugs are Viagra, Cialis and Staxyn.

These drugs may be dangerous if:

  • You take drugs for chest pain
  • You take blood-thinning medication, high blood pressure medication or alpha blockers
  • You have heart failure
  • You have had a stroke
  • You have low blood pressure or high blood pressure
  • You have uncontrolled diabetes
  • Self-Injections – A fine needle injects alprostadil into the base of the penis, which produces a one-hour lasting erection.
  • Penis Suppository – It is an intraurethral therapy involving suppository placed inside the penile urethra.
  • Testosterone replacement – A therapy consisting of a replacement of the hormone the absences of which may cause the erectile dysfunction.
  • ED Surgery and implants – It must be recommended and constantly supervised by a medical specialist. Among these type of ED surgery we find -
  • Penis pumps: A hollow tube with a battery-powered pump, placed over the penis with a tension ring, which keeps the penis firm when there is an erection. The tension ring is removed after sexual intercourse
  • Penile implants: Involves semirigid rods surgically implanted on both sides of the penis, keeping it firm and bendable.

Impotence treatments do no work if they are not carried out along with simple lifestyle changes, such as:

  • Losing weight
  • Drinking less alcohol
  • Quitting smoking
  • Doing regular exercise
  • Working through relationship issues

A man suffer from temporary  impotence due to certain medication, for instance -

  • Blood pressure medications
  • Allergy drugs
  • Antidepressants
  • Sedatives
  • Appetite suppressants

Alternative medicine treatments are also a common way to address impotence. Some of these erectile dysfunction treatment options are safe, if not combined with other medications. Always consult your doctor before starting any alternative therapy. Some alternative impotence treatments are:

  • Red ginseng
  • DHEA, a building block for testosterone
  • L-arginine
  • Acupuncture
  • Herbal viagra

Impotence Plastic Surgery Abroad

Penis surgery improves and enhances sexual performance, male self-confidence and improves intimate relationships. Impotence treatment is available in most of the countries and a number of foreign medical facilities with reputable surgeons offer ED surgery and treatments for much less than in the U.S. and Western Europe.

The procedure includes:

  • Consultation with a surgeon and an anesthesiologist
  • Surgery (2-4 hours)
  • General anesthesia
  • Post-operative recovery and follow-up of up to two weeks in hospital.

All additional costs included, impotence plastic surgery abroad can cost less than 5,000 Euros.