Friday, May 29, 2015

5 Effective Treatments of Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction is a medical condition that is associated with the patient’s incapability to accomplish or maintain a hard erection sufficient to permit adequate sexual intercourse. 

Currently, erectile dysfunction is a public health problem, affecting not only men over 40 years old but even those in their 20s and 30s. Studies have shown an overall prevalence in young adults of 9.7% between 18 and 40 years of age, with the highest incidence of the mild 7.9%, with 1.2% for moderate and 0.6% with severe erectile dysfunction. In Mexico alone, 55% of men in this age group have some degree of erectile dysfunction.

Given these figures, there are improved and successful treatments that repair the quality of male sexual health. However, take note that the treatments prescribed to the patient is in relation to the specific problem that causes impotence. Here, we bring to you the top 5 effective treatment of erectile dysfunction.

Drug treatments
Tadalafil: This drug increases the flow of blood to the penis in the presence of sexual stimulation. We must take the drug 30 minutes before having sex and efficiency can reach 24 hours after administration. Side effects: headache, rhinitis, flushing or muscle aches.
Vardenafil: It helps to increase the blood circulation inside the penis when a man is sexually stimulated. Its intake should be between 25 and 60 minutes before the sexual act and its effect lasts up to 12 hours. Side effects: headache, nausea, dizziness or rhinitis.
Sildenafil: This drug, like the other two, also enhances the blood flow to the penis, thus facilitating erection. It has proven its positive effect by 40% -80% in men. It should be taken one hour before sexual activity and has no undesirable effect on sexual desire. Side effects: headache, flushing, gastrointestinal and visual disturbances.

Psychological treatment
Sex Therapy: A psychotherapeutic and behavioral treatment is performed during sex therapy to cure erectile dysfunction. The techniques used in the therapy aims to ease nervousness or apprehension linked with sexual performance that a man expects from himself. The couple should collaborate and help to make the therapy work, gradually developing intimacy and stimulation.

Mechanical devices
Vacuum Pump: Vacuum pump creates an erection by generating a fractional and limited vacuum. This helps to attracts flow of blood into the penis, which further helps stronger erection.

If you have any problems with erectile dysfunction, it is best to go immediately to your doctor to determine what could be the right treatment for your specific case.

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