Is Erectile Dysfunction Common In Australia?


I suffered from erectile dysfunction for two years when I was just over 20 years old. it was not easy to come out of it, only with a partner that made me overcome this mental block I was able to go ahead and have a pleasant sex life

Erectile Dysfunction or (ED)  is a problem that plagues many older men all over the world. With this disorder, a man is unable to achieve an erection or perform sexually. Although it is more common in older men, there are some rare cases in which some younger men have bean afflicted with this worrisome condition as well. Erectile Dysfunction can effect many different aspects of a man’s life in a negative way. Because a man with ED is sometimes unable to perform his sexual duties with his partner , he may experience problems in his marriage or personal relationships. A host of other problems like depression, low self esteem, and other unhealthy issues can sometime arise from this condition. In some cases, a man having ED can be an indicator of other health issues that the man may be suffering from.

What Causes A Limp Penis

Cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, obesity, low testosterone, kidney disease, stress, anxiety, depressions, sleep disorders, and Parkinson’s disease are some of the potential culprits that can sometimes cause Erectile Dysfunction. Alcohol, tobacco, and recreational drug use has also bean known to potentially cause this problem to occur .

Who is affected

Globally, it is estimated that at least 60% of men that are over the age of 60 suffer from ED. These calculations go down, when estimating younger age brackets. Of course these numbers are mostly calculated in more of the modernly well developed countries. On the Continent of Australia, it is estimated that at least 1 million men suffer from this problem. Most of these men are over the age of 60, but the problem is also prevalent in some men of that region between the ages of 40-60. Luckily, Australian men have many options when it comes to treating the symptoms of Erectile Dysfunction. These options range anywhere from over the counter medications like Viagra and other products similar to that, to herbal remedies like ginseng tea’s, to simple lifestyle changes like a better diet with certain foods and exercise.  Back in the 1960’s and 70’s, treatments for ED in Australia were quite different.

These treatments would range anywhere from  having mechanical attachment attached to the penis, to Doctors suggesting that there patents east oysters to boost their libido. Although there is some real science behind oysters, with them being high in omega 3 acids and protein. Luckily for Australian men , in modern times they have many more options to choose from.

How it’s treated

One of the best ways to deal with Erectile Dysfunction is to live a life style which will lower you chances of getting this ailment in the first place .  Certain life style choices can sometimes make a very big difference. If you are a person who smokes cigarettes for example, kicking the habit can lower your chances of getting ED substantially. This is because tobacco use has bean link to a host of health problems like heart and blood vessel disease, high blood pressure, hyper tension, and even low sperm count. All of these things can sometimes be linked to ED. Avoiding alcohol and other types of recreational drugs can also help reduce your chances of acquiring the problem. Staying active and staying in shape, is another factor that can lower your chances of Erectile Dysfunction.

Cardio Vascular exercise has always bean shown to promote healthy circulation and blood flow through out the body. This is especially important, because blood flow to the penis is required for an erection. Cardio Vascular exercise has also bean shown to help reduce belly fat, which helps to raise testosterone levels.

There is also another type of exercise that has bean shown to raise testosterone levels in men and even promote healthy  muscle and  bone density. This exercise is weight lifting or strength training. When it comes to life style choices, all of these factors combined together can greatly improve your chances of warding of Erectile Dysfunction.

Fewer known facts

One thing that is rarely talked about , is the global environmental factors that are passively linked to ED. We human beings have bean polluting the atmosphere of are planet for hundreds of years. The burning of fossil fuels like coal, crude oil , and other toxins have had direct health effects on humans as well as other animals. There have bean some other man made toxins like lead, organic solvents, and pesticides that have also bean directly linked to Erectile Dysfunction on a global scale.

Dr. Richard Exposito

13 thoughts on “Is Erectile Dysfunction Common In Australia?

  1. Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is a condition in which a man regularly finds it difficult to get or keep a firm erection. ED can be caused by.. erectile dysfunction, or ED, is the most common sex that problem that men report to their doctor. it affect as many. lifestyle changes, and prescribed medicines. learn about, erectile dysfunction causes and revetment such as drugs, pumps. have trouble getting or keeping erection. it is more common in older men.

  2. After living with ED for several years, it feels incredibly to finally be rid of this condition. Finding a solution for my erectile dysfunction has opened a new chapter in my life.

  3. In 2015 I began to have issues with erectile dysfunction. The issues lasted until 2019. Erectile dysfunction is the inability to get an erection, so this negatively impacted my sex life with my wife. In 2019 I started taking medicine and sense November 2019 I have not had issues with ED. My sex life and relationship with my wife is much better.

  4. Wow. It was strange it happened right after a fresh break up. I began dating this girl I really liked but when it came time to have sex there was nothing. I could not believe that my body was letting me down in such an embracing way. She almost immediately thought it was her however after several attempts she began to dislike me as a person. But no matter what I just could not make anything happen. In the end I began to over compensate in any way I could because I felt all the feelings about the situation. At some point she just gave up and I had to just take it. I have dated since with a certian amount of angst when it comes to having sex. But I just guess it will work or it wont at this point its a coin flip.

  5. Erectile Dysfunction is inability to get or keep and erection firm enough to have sexual intercourse. The most common physical causes of erectile dysfunction are related to circulation and blood pressure. heart disease, atherosclerosis, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure can all impact the amount of blood flowing to the penis. this main symptom is a man’s inability to get or keep an erectile.

  6. Dating an older man that has problems with erectile dysfunction can be a challenge. When I want to have sex, sometimes it would not happen because he could not perform. He would either not be able to get an erection or keep an erection

  7. As a doctor, I want you to know that having ED is not something to be ashamed of. Tell me if you’ve got it and we’ll work it out together. I have it too, but I’ve treated it.

  8. I started having ED problems 3 years ago where I was intermittently unable to maintain an erection. Luckily I have a supportive wife who was very understanding. I decided to give Cialis a try and since then I am back to my old self and feeling great.

  9. It started with an abusive girlfriend who blamed my bedroom skills for her infidelity. I now get stuck in a loop of performance anxiety and ED whenever I first have sex with a new partner. It improves over time but always needs a strong connection between me and my partner.

  10. Erectile dysfunction is annoying, even if you’ve never been with someone sexually. Fortunately, my problem isn’t chronic, and I can get it up on another night.

  11. I suffer from erectile dysfunction and it is a very embarrassing issue in the bedroom. It’s definitely a scar on my manhood when me and my girlfriend are trying to get intimate and I just can’t get it up no matter how hard I try, how much stimulation I get, or how hot my girlfriend is (and she’s pretty damn hot!). This is really problematic and it really puts a damper on my confidence in asking her to marry me! I doubt she wants to marry a guy who can’t pleasure her.

  12. I’ve been off and on about whether I should have my erectile dysfunction checked out. I thought maybe it would just return to normal but I was in denial. I’m glad I got help.

  13. Erectile Dysfunction is when a guy cannot satisfy a women and is having problems getting turned on for no reason. Maybe it could be because of age. Although in many relationship is can cause a lot of havic and issues for both parties. A woman may start feeling left out like if she is being rejected or start suspecting that here her partner no longer desires to be with her sexual. Many couples break up or divorce due to sexual problems. In order fix an issue like Erectile Dysfunction there needs to treatment for it and also counseling to be able to fix their relationship.

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