Causes of Erectile Dysfunction
Impotence, also referred to as Erectile
Dysfunction (ED), is defined as the inability of a man
to achieve and maintain an erection sufficient for intercourse.
The Massachusetts Male Aging Study
of 1994 and other similar later studies revealed that
more than 52% of all men over the age of 40 experience
some degree of ED. The percentage men with this problem
increases with age starting with approximately 40% at
the age of 40 increasing to approximately 70% at the
age of 70.
finding therefore implies that having some degree
erectile dysfunction (ED) after the age of 40
is quite common.
causes for ED are varied but usually fall within one
of the following categories:
- Vascular diseases and hypertension
- Prostate cancer
- Certain prescription drugs
- Excessive smoking or drinking
- Neurological diseases
- Pelvic surgery and spinal cord injuries
- Psychological issues
By not seeking medical help for erectile
dysfunction or impotency, millions of men are causing
unnecessary damage to their most important relationships.
Fortunately, misperceptions about ED are changing rapidly,
and never before has there been such a choice of treatments
Common Invasive treatments for Erectile
The most common intrusive treatments
- Medication - in the form of injections, urethral
inserts, creams and pills.
- Surgery - typically in the form of penile prosthesis
Although successful to varying
degrees, these methods are normally quite expensive
and can present some considerable health risks. They
can therefore only be prescribed /performed by trained
A very effective, more affordable,
non-invasive method of treatment of ED is Vacuum
Therapy enjoys increasing popularity
and is considered by many medical specialists as the
first line of treatment for ED due to its positive benefits.
In many cases Vacuum Therapy
is the only treatment available to men who do not want
to, or simply cannot use the medication or employ the
even more invasive surgical measures. Vacuum
Therapy is suitable for most men and
can be applied to virtually any patient, regardless
of the causes of ED.
The appealing benefits of Vacuum
- Safest of all treatments
- Vacuum Therapy can
be used for penile rehabilitation pre- and post- radical
- Can be used in conjunction with other treatments
- Non-invasive treatment
- Excellent sexual confidence builder
- High success (96% plus) and partner satisfaction