Erectile dysfunction (ED) is defined as the inability to get or maintain an erection during sexual intercourse. Not only can erectile dysfunction cause stress, but it can also affect your self-confidence and can be a major contributing factor to problems in your relationship. If you are experiencing erectile dysfunction, it’s important to get treatment as soon as possible, as it may be a sign of an underlying heart condition.
Whatever is causing your erectile dysfunction, the Texas Health and Lifestyle Center can help. Contact their offices today to get started finding the right course of action for your ED.
Erectile dysfunction can be the result of many different things, including poor blood flow to the penis, drinking alcohol, and being tired. When your brain sends the signal that you’re sexually aroused, blood flows into your penis, creating an erection and enabling you to have sex. If you have occasional problems getting or maintaining an erection, treatment is probably not needed. However, if you have frequent problems achieving an erection, treatment is necessary.
While poor blood flow can cause ED, there are also mental factors that can contribute to an inability to achieve an erection, including:
Physical diseases may also be the cause, including:
If you believe you have erectile dysfunction, consult with the doctors at the Texas Health and Lifestyle center. They’ll help you determine the best treatment option for you.
Depending on the severity of your erectile dysfunction, there are many treatment options available. Many men prefer an oral medication like Viagra®. Viagra works by enhancing the effects of nitric oxide, a natural chemical in your body that relaxes the muscles in the penis. Once you’re aroused, the nitric oxide is released to your penile nerves.
You might not be able to take medication for erectile dysfunction if you:
Contact the physicians at the Texas Health and Lifestyle Center to find the right treatment for your erectile dysfunction.
*Individual results may vary
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