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.
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.
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