Erectile Dysfunction

Guy seeks erectile dysfunction treatment in Tucson Arizona Erectile dysfunction (ED, or impotence) is a man’s inability to get or sustain an erection so that you can complete sexual intercourse. ED is becoming more common, affecting an estimated 10 million to 20 million men in the U.S., with another 10 million having partial ED. Increased anxiety, poor lifestyle choices and usage of drugs are adding to the rise in ED. Erectile dysfunction becomes more common with age. About 40 percent of men in their 40's experience some degree of erectile dysfunction. At age 70, about 70 percent of men affects.

Signs and Symptoms of Erectile Dysfunction

Many men occasionally have difficulties achieving and sustaining erections as a standard element of life. If this issues occurs often enough it could be cause for concern and the likely diagnosis is ED. Here are a few of the warnings signs that could help determine if you do indeed have Erectile Dysfunction.

  • Slow arousal
  • Soft erections
  • Brief erections
  • Anxiety about intercourse
  • Stress
  • Low sex drive
  • Inability to achieve an erection

Healthcare professionals widely believed that many instances of erectile dysfunction were due to psychological issues. Nonetheless, progress in research demonstrate that most instances are in fact brought on by medical problems and that only a tiny percent of ED cases are due to emotional issues.

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Reasons for erectile dysfunction
Erectile dysfunction could be caused by illnesses (examples include diabetes and kidney disease), particular medical treatments, or emotional issues that cause a breakdown in the events which result in an erection. Erection failure can be as a result of low blood flow to the penis to faulty nerve function in the penis, the erectile tissue in the organ, or insufficient arousal stimulation from the brain. Healthcare professionals once widely believed that many instances of erectile dysfunction were due to psychological issues. Nonetheless, advances in research show that just a tiny portion of ED cases are due to psychological issues and that most cases are in fact caused by medical problems.
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What causes erectile dysfunction?
Impotence problems can result from a nagging problem with the mind, hormones, feelings, nerves, muscles, or blood vessels. Stress and mental health problems can also cause or aggravate erectile dysfunction. In many cases, erectile dysfunction is due to one thing real. Common reasons include heart disease, clogged blood vessels (atherosclerosis), high cholesterol, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, metabolic problem (involving increased blood pressure), high insulin amounts, unwanted fat across the waistline, high cholesterol, Parkinson’s illness, numerous sclerosis, low testosterone, Peyronie’s condition (growth of scar tissue within the penis), certain prescription medications, tobacco usage, alcoholism and other forms of drug abuse, treatments for prostate cancer or increased prostate, and surgeries or injuries that affect the pelvic area or cord that is spinal.
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What are erectile dysfunction treatment options?
Tucson Wellness MD prescribes customized medications, based on each patient’s individual needs. These solutions, that are taken sublingually, enhance the ramifications of nitric oxide, a chemical that is normal and your system produces which relaxes the muscle tissue in the penis. This increases blood flow and permits an erection to happen in reaction to stimulation that is intimate. ED medications differ in dosage and the choice the can have a customized solution that matches the patients desired result. Insufficient production of testosterone isn't a cause that is common of this disorder. But, when ED symptoms do happen because of testosterone that is decreased, Testosterone substitution Therapy may increase the problem.
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Physical causes of erectile dysfunction:

  • Medical conditions:
  • Lifestyle variables:
  • Obesity, alcoholism, tobacco use
  • Medication interactions
         Operations or treatments in the pelvic or spinal region (e.g. treatments for prostate cancer)

Psychological reasons for erectile dysfunction:

Psychological issues causing ED may include: Anything that interferes with a guy’s thoughts and sexual feelings can cause ED. Because the brain must activate feelings of sexual arousal and send other signals which cause the physical events that lead to an erection and sexual activity.

  • Strain
  • Relationship problems together with the sexual partner
  • Melancholy

Diagnosis & treatment of erectile dysfunction

To diagnose the reason for erectile dysfunction, occasionally conduct a physical exam and a urologist needs and then talk to a man about his sexual and medical history. Medical and sexual history may signal an underlying medical condition. The physical examination requires an evaluation of the genitalia.

In other cases, additional diagnostic tests may be needed, like:

  • Blood test to check for low testosterone and underlying medical conditions
  • Ultrasound that creates a video of the flow of blood to the penis
  • Pee tests for medical conditions that are underlying

Treatment for ED fluctuates based on the individual as well as the extent of his dysfunction.

Drugs to take care of erectile dysfunction

These drugs heighten the effects of naturally occurring nitric oxide that relaxes muscles in the penis when a man is sexually aroused.
The increased blood flow to the penis results. But if arousal not creates nitric oxide, these medicines will not work.

Other Treatments for Erectile Dysfunction

  • Intracavernosal injections in the penis using a needle that is very fine produce precisely the same form of drugs that raise blood flow and cause an erection lasting about one hour.
  • An inflatable apparatus is implanted by penile prosthesis surgery to the penis that can be pumped up to create an erection. Semi-rigid sticks can also be planted on both sides of the penis, keeping it firm but bendable.
  • A penis pump is a vacuum device including a tube put around the penis that is certainly pumped up (by hand or battery-power) to vacuum air out from the tube, in turn pulling blood into the penis for an erection. The man puts a tension ring around the bottom of his penis to keep up with the erection.
  • Surgery Blood vessel problems causing ED are, corrected by operation, used in rare instances
  • Psychotherapy could be useful to address sexual performance issues that may be caused by anxiety, worry and depression.
  • Lifestyle shifts to maintain a healthy weight, stop smoking, exercise regularly, reduce alcohol consumption, handle anxiety, and address emotional issues are generally effective.

Risks of treatments

The surgical procedures above carry exactly the same dangers as any surgery including dilemmas with anesthesia, blood loss and disease. Guys could have allergic reactions to drugs and/or side effects of a nature that is troubling.