Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction

by Stephanie Meadows

If you’re struggling with erectile dysfunction, the problem may be more complicated than just low testosterone. Although it’s true that a reduction in the sex hormone testosterone can cause a lack of sexual desire that, in turn, leads to trouble getting or maintaining an erection, there are many causes of erectile dysfunction.

So, if you are like most guys, the two-word phrase erectile dysfunction may make you want to hide under the covers for all of eternity, but it’s time to face the facts. No matter what you may think, you’re not the only one facing this problem, and there are plenty of treatment options available.

Though it may be difficult at first, it’s time to overcome the embarrassment and take control of your sex life.  Here are five reasons you shouldn’t be too embarrassed to ask for help:

1. It’s more common than you think: Did you know that more than 18 million men in the United States over the age of 20 suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED)?  In the population of men over 65 years of age, nearly 15% to 25% will suffer with ED. Younger men can also be affected, and it’s even been suggested that nearly 75% of men will experieErectile Dysfunctionnce erectile dysfunction at some point in their lives.

2. A loving and understanding partner will be supportive: You may be afraid to talk about it with your partner, but the cards are already on the table. You may find your partner is as uncomfortable as you are at first, but acknowledging the problem and opening the lines of communication is a great way to face the problem head on. Voicing your frustrations and fears will help you release some of that pent-up anxiety. With the love and support of your partner, you’ll be ready to explore your options together.

3. Treatment is readily available: Millions of men have been successfully treated for erectile dysfunction with VIAGRA ®, CIALIS ® and LEVITRA®, or other options, depending on the diagnosis.

4. Your doctor has helped with this before: Though you may feel uncomfortable discussing such a personal topic with your doctor, you can rest assured that you are not the first person to mention erectile dysfunction. Many people find the ED assessment online to be less embarrassing.

If you are struggling with Erectile Dysfunction (ED) call SynergenX Health at (281) 362-5580 to request an appointment, or request one online.