Many men have misunderstandings about the causes, symptoms, and treatments of erectile dysfunction. So we asked experts to find out what you need to know about Erectile Dysfunction. Read below what these experts had to say before visiting your doctor if you think you may have ED.
1. All men experience ED occasionally
Every man has had the experience of not being able to get or maintain an erection long for satisfying sexual activity. This may be unusual but it’s normal. Lack of sleep, too much alcohol intake, and tiredness can affect your ability to achieve or maintain an erection. If you’re failing 50% of the time or more, you could have ED and should see a doctor.
2. ED is serious
Blood vessels in the penis are smaller and start to constrict before the nerves in your heart or brain. For that reason, ED can be one of the first signs of a more serious health problem, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, or heart disease. So don’t delay making an appointment if your inability to get an erection starts becoming regular.
3. ED isn’t the same for everyone
Some men are wrong to think that because they can get a firm erection, they don’t have ED. If you can get a firm erection, but you lose it too quickly, you could have ED. You could also have ED if you have a very soft erection. If you notice any changes in your ability to keep a firm erection, discuss them with your doctor.
4. ED drugs are not the only treatment
When you experience ED, a trip to your doctor won’t always end with a prescription for Cenforce, Fildena, Vilitra, or another similar medication. Your doctor will look for other causes of ED as sometimes treating an underlying health condition, such as stabilizing blood sugar levels and improving vascular health, can improve your ED. Lifestyle changes, such as losing weight and stopping smoking, can also help in regaining erectile function.
5. Don’t self-treat
Don’t take an ED medication without consulting a doctor. ED medications can interact with other medications and cause dangerous side effects, therefore only take ED medications under the doctor’s supervision. Erectile dysfunction medications such as Cenforce, Fildena, Vilitra, and Tadalista can cause mild to severe side effects.