Yeah, it happened, you couldn’t maintain an erection. Now your thoughts are flying everywhere… 🤯 surely you wonder what happens, what your partner will say and even if you can have children. But, before you dive into that storm of thoughts, carefully read this guide that we have prepared for you. 🤓Let’s start with the basics!
WHAT IS ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION?
The American Urological Association defines erectile dysfunction as the inability to get or keep an erection long enough to have sexual intercourse. ED, for its acronym in English, also consists of the recurring inability to have or maintain an erection until achieving one’s own sexual satisfaction.
According to Heath Line, getting occasional erectile dysfunction is common. They caution that many men experience these events during times of stress. Therefore, having erection problems from time to time is not necessarily a reason to worry.😉
WHY DID YOU NOT HAVE AN ERECTION?
The Mayo Clinic, a nonprofit medical entity, explains that arousal is a process that involves the brain, hormones, emotions, nerves, muscles, and blood vessels. In such a way that erectile dysfunction can have many causes…🤷🏻♂️
🧠 Psychological causes: conditions such as depression or anxiety can interfere with achieving an erection, they can even trigger a lack of sexual appetite. For its part, stress related to problems at work, money, or difficulties with the partner are also factors that could result in sporadic erectile dysfunction.
🍔 Physical causes: the aforementioned analysis highlights some conditions that are related to erectile dysfunction. Among others, heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, metabolic syndrome, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, surgeries in the pelvic area.
Be careful with this information: in particular, the direct relationship between addiction to alcohol or drugs and the impossibility of having erections has been exposed in the medical field.🍺
WHEN SHOULD YOU VISIT THE DOCTOR IF YOU DON’T HAVE AN ERECTION?
Don’t worry, just once you haven’t had an erection doesn’t mean you have erectile dysfunction. Assuming a diagnosis for a single experience is not accurate, you should always consult your specialist.
low interest in sex
Constant problems getting an erection
Difficulty maintaining an erection during sexual intercourse
Inability to reach an orgasm after abundant stimulation
HOW TO TREAT ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION?
There are some general recommendations that work very well for those who have not had an erection a couple of times, as well as for those who have been diagnosed by a doctor with erectile dysfunction:
Be physically active and eat healthy. 🍉 Losing weight will increase your chances of achieving satisfying sexual relationships.
Suspend tobacco use and reduce your alcohol intake. 🚭 Applying these recommendations is ideal for the entire population and even more so for those who have these episodes.
Talk with your partner. Talking relieves.✌🏾Even though you feel embarrassed, communication will allow better results in the treatment of this disability.
A health professional is able to review your particular history and determine if there are other factors associated with your difficulty getting or maintaining erections. In some cases a combination of treatments may be needed, including medication ♂️ 🧘🏾, lifestyle changes or therapy.
The above content is for educational and informational purposes only and has been developed with reliable medical sources and recommendations from health experts. If you feel identified with any symptom, described medical term or you are a patient, we recommend you consult your doctor.