To summarize, there are many different factors that can cause or contribute to ED. Some of the strongest contributors, such as comorbid conditions, can be modified and controlled with lifestyle changes. Most common however, ED causes are multifactorial and complex. Our urology team is here to work with you to resolve your ED and improve your sexual function.
The occasional inability to achieve a satisfactory erection doesn't normally constitute a problem. What's the risk? Most men will experience an erection problem at least once. This could be due to stress, exhaustion, too much alcohol or simply not feeling like sex. Persistent erectile dysfunction (ED) is estimated to affect about 10% of men at any one time. Although age itself isn't a cause of erectile dysfunction (ED), the risk nevertheless increases as you get older: 18% of 50—59 year olds have trouble with their erections compared with 7% of 18—29 year olds. What causes it?
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The problem does not go away with lifestyle changesThe problem begins after an injury or prostate surgeryYou have other symptoms, such as low back pain, abdominal pain, or a change in urination
What is the role of testosterone therapy in the treatment of erectile dysfunction?
If you have symptoms like needing to pee more often, you may also need to have an examination of your prostate. Treatment for erection problems depends on the cause
Cancer and cancer treatments that involve the pelvic area including colon cancer surgery, prostate cancer surgery or radiation treatments may cause neurological as well as vascular damage which may lead to sexual dysfunction as well.
Similar to injections, studies show that about half of men discontinue use of this treatment within six to eight months. Side effects can include pain, bleeding at the injection site, urethral pain or burning, low blood pressure, and dizziness.
Reduction of “bad” cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein or LDL) levels in the blood, as well as the total level of cholesterolReduction in body weight (obesity is associated with cardiovascular disease) Increase in insulin sensitivity (exercise increases the body’s ability to control glucose levels in the blood)Increase in “good” cholesterol (high-density lipoproteins)
Erectile dysfunction is the type of sexual dysfunction that a man can experience anytime in their life. By taking the proper test and evaluation you can eliminate the ED signs and symptoms at an early age.
A penile implant is a device that is placed into a man’s body and is designed to help him get an erection. It is an alternative long-term treatment, that is covered by many insurance plans, which allows an erection as often as you like, for as long as you wish. Appointments and Referrals
Men with ED without hypogonadism (a low testosterone level and symptoms related to this) should not use testosterone therapy.
Blood test A blood sample may help your doctor look for signs of diabetes, heart disease, low testosterone, or other issues such as liver or kidney disease.Urine test A urine test can look for markers of diabetes.Ultrasound/Doppler exam This test can let your doctor see if you have problems with penile blood flow.Psychological exam Your doctor might screen you for depression or another mental health disorder that could be linked to ED symptoms.What Should You Tell Your Doctor About Symptoms?
For this test, you will place a device around your penis before you go to sleep. It measures how many erections you have and how strong they are. A simpler version of this test uses a special plastic ring around your penis. If you get an erection, the ring breaks.
Some men experience symptoms only occasionally. For others, the symptoms are constant and interfere with their sexual relationships.