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What Causes Erectile Dysfunction (And How To Fix It)

What, exactly, is erectile dysfunction (ED)? How do you know if you or your partner may experience it?

ED is the inability to achieve or maintain an erection firm enough to participate in sexual intercourse. It is a common condition, affecting as many as 52 percent of men. ED can also be experienced at any age, though the problem does increase as a man’s age progresses.

AdobeStock_132669589Erectile Dysfunction may be a bedroom issue, but it can also have devastating effects on a man’s self-esteem as well as his relationship with his partner. Despite how common this problem is, it’s not a topic that is talked about as often as it should be. It’s a medical issues that has far reaching physical and emotional implications, and it isn’t something to be ashamed of.

If you or someone you know may suffer from ED, determining the cause and potential treatment options can help provide relief and restore your confidence. So, what causes ED and, more importantly, how can it be fixed?

Causes Of Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction can manifest through a variety of reasons, though it is most often linked with a lack of adequate blood flow to the penis. Some of the most common causes of inadequate blood flow include [link back to How Gainswave Can Amp Up Your Sex Life Blog?]:

  • Heart problems, such as high blood pressure and atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries)
  • Some medications for blood pressure, anxiety, and depression
  • Nerve disorders, like Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis
  • Mood problems such as stress, anxiety, and depression
  • Smoking and drinking alcohol

Each of these conditions can contribute to either restricted blood flow or nerve issues, which can adversely affect the ability to get, and keep, an erection.

Regaining Your Confidence

We touched on the whats and whys of erectile dysfunction, but now the biggest question begs an answer: can ED be fixed? Fortunately, the answer is yes. With Matrix Age Management’s new Sexual Vitality procedures, men who struggle with ED can enhance their performance and achieve better, longer lasting erections.

P-Shot Therapy – A cutting-edge technique, the P-Shot is a long lasting, non-surgical approach that enhances sexual function. The P-Shot is an in-office procedure that involves injecting a patient’s own platelet-rich plasma (PRP) into precise areas of the penis. PRP delivers growth factors and stems cells right where they are needed to rejuvenate the penis without medications.

GAINSWave – GAINSWave is a non-surgical procedure that utilizes high-frequency, low-intensity pulsed waves to improve blood flow, repair aged blood vessels, stimulate the growth of new blood vessels, and remove decades of micro-plaque.

These procedures are safe, comfortable, proven – no matter your age, and can also be used in conjunction with each other.

Don’t let ED ruin a good time. Schedule an consultation with Dr. Proffer today to discover how P-Shot Therapy and the GAINSWave procedure can help boost your sex drive.


Tags: Men's Health, Stress

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