What is erectile dysfunction and how to treat it?
Failures in the intimate life of a man are called impotence. However, this statement is not entirely true. To be precise, impotence is a condition in which a man is not possible to commit a sexual act under any circumstances. Fortunately, such cases do not occur too often. And for periodically or randomly appearing erectile problems there is a single term – sexual or erectile dysfunction. Symptoms of erectile dysfunction are immediately apparent to any man, and in most cases are amenable to medical treatment.
Erectile dysfunction in men – is various deviations that hinder to reach or maintain the potency necessary for full sexual intercourse.
Erectile dysfunction (impotence) treatment
Treatment of impotence in men is hampered by their unwillingness to address in this regard to doctors. This presents a problem for doctors around the world, but it is especially relevant in our country, where to apply to doctors with the problems of "personal" nature is not accepted. Besides, the male psyche in terms of sexual characteristics is very sensitive, and the phrase "problems in sexual life," often turns into the category of "personal problems", that no one shares. And vainly. After all, modern medicine has a wide arsenal of effective means for treatment of "man's" disease (potency recovery, improved erections) – among them also erectile dysfunction, treatment of which succeeds in many cases.
Before starting the symptomatic treatment of impotence, you need to find out and eliminate the root cause of the disease.
Treatment of erectile dysfunction in men can be divided into the following types:
- impotence, treatment of which is carried with drugs. Appointed by prescriptions of the doctor urologist-andrologist after examination and analyzes;
- apparatus treatment of erectile dysfunction, for example, shock wave therapy and LOD therapy. Effective assistance in drug treatment;
- psychological impotence, treatment of which is conducted by a sexologist and psychotherapist – psychotherapy.
Causes of erectile dysfunction (impotence)
There may be several kinds of reasons that caused the problem – endocrine, medication, local, neurological and vascular. All of the above refers to organic forms of sexual or erectile dysfunction, when it is caused by some changes or disturbances in the body.
More often, the causes of impotence in men – are psychological factors. In this case, conduct of a normal sexual life of a patient are interfered with solely neuropsychiatric problems. Often, sexual dysfunction, due to organic causes, is also due to the psychological component, which, after removal of the original causes of erectile dysfunction can come out on top.
Erectile dysfunction occurs in men at any age (more: early impotence), however, in older men, the risk of its occurrence is much higher. Also to unfavorable factors of disease included physical inactivity, obesity, smoking and alcohol abuse.
Help at impotence (erectile dysfunction): diagnosis
The first stage of the diagnosis of erectile dysfunction is medical examination of sexual organs for presence of anatomical changes. Also there performed a rectal examination of the prostate, if necessary.
Then, a blood test (biochemical analysis, hormonal status) is conducted, and study of the nervous system. The doctor verifies presence of a variety of chronic diseases, and the character of constantly taken drugs. Thereafter, functional studies are conducted, and additional procedures are assigned as necessary:
- analyses of blood, urine, semen, scrape from the urethra;
- pelvic ultrasound;
- instant test for presence of erectile or sexual dysfunction (intracavernous administration of vasoactive drugs).
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