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Delta Medix Patient General Information

Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is a topic that receives a lot of attention in the media. However, it is a very sensitive topic for most men to discuss, even with their partners.

Causes

ED can be linked to:

  • Smoking
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol)
  • Low testosterone levels (hypogonadism)
  • Pelvic surgery, such as prostatectomy
  • Stress
  • Age
  • Anxiety

Solutions

Your doctor may recommend treating ED with:

  • Oral medications
  • Lifestyle modifications such as reductions in stress
  • Penile injection therapy
  • Intra-urethral suppository
  • Vacuum erection device
  • Penile Implant