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Nowadays, erectile dysfunction can occur at any age, regardless of age and health condition. However, there are many factors linked with erectile dysfunction such as Side effects of medicines such as antidepressants Smoking Emotional and relationship problems Health condition Problem while keeping an erection Reduced or no sexual desire No erection or trouble getting an erection .
In one study, a third of men reported that they experienced significant improvement in sexual function while using L-arginine.
3. Johannes CB, Araujo AB, Feldman HA, et al. Incidence of erectile dysfunction in men 40 to 69 years old: longitudinal results from the Massachusetts male aging study. J Urol. 2000;163(2):460-463.
PAH phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE-5 inhibitors) are medications used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a condition of high blood pressure in the arteries that carry deoxygenated blood from the heart to the lungs. PDE-5 inhibitors are also used to treat erectile dysfunction and enlarged prostate.
Prescription ED medications can potentially lower blood pressure. If you already have low blood pressure or are being treated for high blood pressure, there is a possibility that ED treatments could lead to hypotension, which is a serious risk. The doctor will be able to advise you on safe treatment options. You may need blood pressure results to acquire a prescription for certain ED medications.
Recent studies show that ED is relatively uncommon among men who eat a traditional Mediterranean diet, which includes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, heart-healthy fats including nuts and olive oil, fish, and wine, particularly red.
Surgical treatment mainly consists of penile implants or surgeries to repair damaged blood vessels (revascularization surgery).
If you use sildenafil, tadalfil, or vardenafil and get chest pains, be sure to tell the paramedics, nurses or doctors at the hospital that you use it and when you used it last.
Ocular: diplopia, temporary vision loss/decreased vision, ocular redness or bloodshot appearance, ocular burning, ocular swelling/pressure, increased intraocular pressure, retinal edema, retinal vascular disease or bleeding, and vitreous traction/detachment.
Erectile function was also assessed using a standard scoring system. The researchers took factors such as height, weight, blood pressure, hand grip strength, amount of body fat, age, education, marital status, occupation and smoking behavior into account. Depression, the probability of obstructive sleep apnea, medication usage, diet and alcohol consumption, and physical activity were also assessed, as were blood levels of glucose, triglycerides (an unhealthy blood fat) and cholesterol.
Studies have shown that for men with stress-related ED, when the partner is involved in the therapy, the problem is resolved 50%–70% of the time. When the man must go through counselling alone, the results are less successful. Psychosexual counselling is unlikely to be effective if a man drops out of treatment after just one or two sessions.44
The number of men diagnosed with erectile dysfunction has skyrocketed ever since the little blue pill made it okay to talk about. Fortunately, the number of treatment options has increased, too. So, which ones are worth a shot, and which are just hype?
In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
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23. Goldstein I, Young JM, Fischer J, Bangerter K, Segerson T, Taylor T. Vardenafil, a new phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor, in the treatment of erectile dysfunction in men with diabetes: a multicenter double-blind placebo-controlled fixed-dose study. Diabetes Care. 2003;26(3):777-783.