Causes of Impotence
Men in their 20s and 30s are most commonly affected byimpotence, as well as some elderly. Although we are well into 21stcentury impotence or sexual dysfunction is still the cause of embarrassment formen suffering from this condition. Simply because of that, it is not easy tosay how many men have had this problem, but some research suggest that 1 out of 10men experienced erectile dysfunction at some point of his life.
Erection starts in the brain, sending the singles forrelaxation and stimulation to the penis. Stimulation causes increased bloodflow in the penis and erection. If there is any problem in the circulation ofthe blood or the blood flow gets obstructed there is no erection and the personis unable to complete sexual intercourse with his partner.
Erectile dysfunction can be caused by physiological,psychological or in some cases by combination of these two factors. Diabetes, highblood cholesterol, hardening of the arteries, hypertension and kidney problemsmay be physiological reason why you can’t achieve or maintain erection. Pelvic surgeryor use of certain prescription drugs may also lead to erectile dysfunction, aswell as smoking or heavy drinking habits.
Since impotence can be psychologically determined, it is importantto know that depression, performance anxiety, sexual boredom or unresolvedsexual orientation can also be possible causes of this problem.
Impotence Diagnosis and Treatment
Don’t be ashamed of erectile dysfunction and visit yourdoctor, because this is the best way to properly diagnose and treat the problemaccordingly. If you notice inadequate impotence which can’t sustain sexual intercourse,lack or loss of sexual desire or complete lack of erection these are the singsof impotence. Your doctor will be able to identify the cause of the problem andtreat it.
There are different treatment options for impotence,depending on the cause of the problem. Some men need psychosexual therapy andothers might get better with the help of medications, injections, hormones, vacuumpumps, penile prosthesis or even surgical procedures in some cases.
Viagra, Levitra and Cialis are prescription drugs availablefor the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Consult your doctor and ask for recommendationand prescription. You should know that some men should not use these drugs, soalways ask your doctor, prior to any treatment.
There are also natural remedies for erectile dysfunction,like VigRX. These pills contain extracts of several herbs, such as Asian redginseng, ginko biloba leaf, cuscuta seed, saw palmetto berry, hawtorn berry,muira pauma bark extract and epimedium leaf extract. VigRX works by enhancing blood flow and enabling erection in the presence of sexual excitement.