What is erectile dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction (before was named impotence) – the inability to achieve and maintain an erection (excitation of the penis) required to meet sexual partners. The resulting symptoms of erectile dysfunction, leads to reduced quality of life, regardless of the reasons which caused it. Violations of potency accompanied by a feeling of physical and emotional frustration, and hence the reduction in feelings of joy of life. On a photo of a man with erectile dysfunction, you will see a sad man. He can hide or not to recognize the problem and do not go to the doctor for treatment, years of experiencing the absence of a harmonious sexual life. Erectile dysfunction – a barometer of men’s health. Among the male population of Russia found violations of potency is somewhat broader than that of developed countries. Common causes of violations, we are – the high injury, alcoholism and smoking. In addition to this important cause of erectile dysfunction is psychological stress, which leads to depressed mood, depression, decreased sexual desire in men. What is impotence or erectile dysfunction, what signs and symptoms may occure, you can read anywhere.
What causes lead to erectile dysfunction?
What are the causes of impotence?
Erectile dysfunction can be caused by two groups of reasons: psychological (psychogenic) and somatic (organic). About 80% of all causes of erectile dysfunction are concomitant. And due to any physical (somatic, organic) or psychogenic factors. Psychogenic disorders – depression, stress, anxiety, and some of the common reasons for the lack of elementary erection at a young age. Anxiety, general fatigue, colds, quarrel with his partner and many other stresses can negate an erection. Such failures are not considered as impotence, if they are irregular. See the article “Romantic impotence.” Every man, especially at a young age under the influence of stress can temporarily become impotent, but that it can be exercised on a regular basis or permanent, need serious trouble – loss of a job, a major family conflict, etc. Organic causes of erectile dysfunction are divided into hormonal, neurogenic, vascular:
Endocrine disorders common causes of sexual dysfunction.
Lack of testosterone and other hormones not only affect erection, but also reduce sexual desire. Remember decreased sexual drive – the first sign of age-related androgen deficiency. Increase libido for men and seizing-stitching erection can be applied testosterone preparations.
Among the causes of erectile dysfunction are very common vascular disease: atherosclerosis, myocardial infarction, hypertension, the effects of trauma, radiation treatment for prostate cancer. Men seeking about erectile dysfunction, there was no clinical evidence of cardiovascular disease, but 80% had identified at least one risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
The deposits on the walls of blood vessels cholesterol, reduce blood flow to the heart, can do the same thing with the penis. Erectile dysfunction manifested along with coronary artery disease and increase with age. Atherosclerosis in most cases becomes a cause of male weakness.
Systemic diseases: diabetes, scleroderma, cirrhosis, hemochromatosis may be the cause of various sexual disorders. Erectile dysfunction is the nediagnostiruemoe complication of diabetes. The prevalence of sexual dysfunction in men with diabetes, 58%. About 63% of patients with erectile dysfunction never examined with their doctors about it.
Any violation of the central nervous system – the brain tumor to CME-tion of the spinal disc – can upset the sexual function, although the ability to get an erection persists in many people with fairly severe injuries. Among neurogenic disorders: epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease suffered by injury. At a young age usually do not have these problems.
Surgery on the brain and spinal cord, retroperitoneal and pelvic Lim fodissektsiya, bypass surgery, prostate surgery, cystectomy.
Receiving medication (antidepressants, antipsychotics, antihypertensives, anti-ulcer drugs, 5a-reductase inhibitors, drugs that reduce serum cholesterol) can treat your potency problems and make you sexual healthy.