Having issues achieving and maintaining an erection? You’re not alone. Erectile dysfunction affects roughly 30 million of Americans, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK).
The first step toward overcoming this problem is to see a doctor, particularly one who specializes in providing all-natural solutions to men’s health problems. Since the condition has various potential causes, an ED doctor will carry out a thorough assessment to pinpoint the underlying cause and work on creating an appropriate treatment plan for you.
The information provided below aims to give you a better understanding of the physical and psychological causes of erectile dysfunction.
Physical Causes and Risk Factors
There are various medical conditions that can affect or restrict blood flow to the penis and consequently cause erectile dysfunction. These include high cholesterol, hypertension, heart disease, and diabetes.
Age has shown to be another major risk factor for erectile dysfunction, as testosterone levels tend to decline with age.
The following are some of the other common physical risk factors for erectile dysfunction:
- Cancer treatments (e.g., for prostate cancer, etc.)
- Certain prescription medications
- Excessive alcohol intake
- Injury or surgery in the pelvic area
- Low testosterone levels
- Multiple sclerosis
- Parkinson’s disease
- Sleep problems
Psychological Causes and Risk Factors
Erectile dysfunction isn’t entirely caused by physical problems—it can stem from psychological issues as well. In fact, psychological factors account for up to 20 percent of all cases of ED, thus the condition referred to as mental impotence.
Listed below are some of the most common triggers for psychological impotence:
- Performance anxiety
- Pornography addiction
- Relationship problems
Erectile Dysfunction Treatment at NIVA Men’s Health
At NIVA Men’s Health, our team consists of highly qualified physicians who specialize in providing cutting-edge, guaranteed safe, all-natural, and proven-effective solutions for ED, namely the P-shot treatment, acoustic sound wave therapy, and testosterone replacement therapy. Just as we have helped countless men in many places in the United States, we can work with you to help restore your “lost manhood” and breathe life back into your intimate relationship.
To learn more about our treatments for ED or to schedule a consultation with one of our providers, call us today at our location near you, or fill out our online appointment request form. We look forward to serving you!