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What Is Erectile Dysfunction?

Erectile dysfunction is when a man cannot get or keep an erection for intercourse. Erectile dysfunction is very common and has many potential causes, which we will review below. Fortunately, it can be easily treated with medication prescribed to you by a doctor.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are erectile dysfunction symptoms?

The symptoms of erectile dysfunction include a reduced sex drive and the persistent inability to get or keep an erection. It may be time to see a doctor if erectile dysfunction is causing a lack of self-confidence, stress, or relationship problems.

What are erectile dysfunction causes?

Male sexual arousal is a complex network of physical and psychological factors. As such, there are a great number of causes of erectile dysfunction that include both physical conditions and mental health. Physical causes of erectile dysfunction include age, heart disease, high cholesterol, diabetes, obesity, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, tobacco use, alcoholism, sleep disorders, Peyronie’s disease, and some prescription medications and cancer treatments. Psychological causes of erectile dysfunction include depression, anxiety, and stress.

What are my erectile dysfunction treatment options?

There are two ways to try to treat erectile dysfunction. The first is to try to address the underlying cause, be it mental or physical. If this doesn’t work or cannot be done, medication may be prescribed to you by a doctor. Popular erectile dysfunction medications online doctors prescribe include Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, Stendra, Sildenafil, Tadalafil, Vardenafil, and Avanafil.

Is there erectile dysfunction treatment over the counter?

Because erectile dysfunction is a medical condition, over-the-counter products are not legally allowed to say they treat it. The US Food and Drug Administration does not recommend using over-the-counter drugs that suggest they treat erectile dysfunction, as they are not regulated for safety. Your best option for erectile dysfunction treatment is with a prescription from a doctor. Telehealth makes getting an ED prescription just as convenient as grabbing something over the counter. You can meet with a doctor on your phone or computer and they can send a prescription to your pharmacy in as little as 15 minutes.

Are there erectile dysfunction natural treatments?

Certain lifestyle changes can decrease your chances of developing erectile dysfunction. Some natural treatments for erectile dysfunction include quitting smoking, reducing alcohol consumption, eating a healthy diet, improving your sleep habits, getting regular exercise, and maintaining a healthy weight.

What’s the best treatment for erectile dysfunction?

There’s no single best treatment for erectile dysfunction because the causes of it vary greatly. For some, making lifestyle changes is enough and you don’t need to start taking medication. For others, medication is the only option. Just remember, erectile dysfunction is common and there is treatment available to you. There’s no need to be embarrassed and you should seek the help you need to live happily.

What are erectile dysfunction pills?

Erectile dysfunction medication typically comes in the form of a pill. Some popular brands of erectile dysfunctions pills you may have heard of include Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, and Stendra. You can get erectile dysfunction pills safely online through our trusted telehealth partner PlushCare.

Are there common erectile dysfunction ages?

Erectile dysfunction is the most common sexual problem males face as they age. Nearly half of men will have experienced erectile dysfunction by the age of 40, and approximately 70% if men are affected by the time they turn 70.

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