Erectile Dysfunction (ED) can cause an enormous amount of stress and anxiety for many men and has a direct impact on relationships, confidence and quality of life.
Rest assured, it is normal for men to experience some form of Erectile Dysfunction in their lifetime, especially as their age increases.
Men’s Health Institute Australia has a proven treatment program for Erectile Dysfunction that can help you regain your confidence and improve your emotional well-being.
Erectile Dysfunction is the inability to achieve or maintain an erection required for successful sexual intercourse. This is also commonly known and referred to as impotence.
Erectile Dysfunction can vary in severity for each person. Severity can be judged in two stages. Both stages can be treated.
An erection is achieved but cannot be maintained for a sufficient duration.
Unable to gain an erection at all.
It is common for men who suffer from Erectile Dysfunction to feel some or all of the following
There are both physical and psychological causations to Erectile Dysfunction.
Physically, Erectile Dysfunction is a decrease in blood flow to the Penis. This can be caused by many different factors including underlying medical conditions, pharmacotherapy and lifestyle factors.
Underlying Medical Condition
Underlying medical conditions or diseases can affect erectile function. Some of the medical conditions are listed below.
Metabolic Health Issues
Neurogenic Health Issues (Interference with nerve function)
Urological Health Issues
Vascular Health Issues (reduced blood flow)
In some cases, the medication that is prescribed for certain medical conditions can interfere with erectile function. These medications can include those used to treat:
Various lifestyle factors can contribute or cause Erectile Dysfunction. These include:
Erectile Dysfunction could also be caused by psychological issues and in some cases both physical and psychological issues can be contributing factors.
Some psychological issues that can impact erectile function are:
Purely psychological issues of Erectile Dysfunction could be resolved through Sexual Therapy and Counselling. It’s important to note that in most case both physical and psychological issues are contributing factors.
Erectile Dysfunction is a prevalent issue for numerous men. An Australian survey showed that at least 1 in 5 men over the age of 40 have erectile problems 1.
The percentage of men affected by Erectile Dysfunction increases by age. A landmark study conducted in the US found that 67% of men have some level of Erectile Dysfunction at the age of 70 2.
Erectile Dysfunction in most cases is a treatable and reversible condition. Men’s Health Institute Australia has a proven treatment plan that is tailor made to each individual and their circumstances. The results are fast, effective and sustainable.
Our consultations are completely confidential and you will receive personalised care from Australian doctors and highly experienced men’s health consultants.
If you think you may be suffering from the effects of Erectile Dysfunction, take our short online assessment or contact us today for a confidential discussion with one of our consultants and let us get you back to your optimum self.
1. Andrology Australia – https://www.andrologyaustralia.org/sexual-difficulties/erectile- dysfunction/
2. Feldman HA, Goldstein I, Hatzichristou DG, et al: Impotence and its medical and psychosocial correlates: Results of the Massachusetts Male Aging Study. J Urol, 1994; 151:54–61.