erectile dysfunction


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erectile dysfunction:

see impotenceimpotence
, inhibited sexual excitement in a man during sexual activity that, despite an unaffected desire for sex, results in inability to attain or maintain a penile erection. Known medically as male erectile dysfunction, it affects younger and older men alike.
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The increasing risk of sexually transmitted diseases, narrowing of insurance coverage for erectile dysfunction treatment, growing threat from counterfeit drugs, and presence of social stigma in developing countries are some factors limiting penetration rates.
In eight countries, the men with erectile dysfunction associated their condition with the reduced time at work.
Antidepressants, including selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors drugs and antihypertensives, are among the most common drug classes involved in the development of erectile dysfunction. (7)
Erectile dysfunction, the inability to obtain and maintain an erection sufficient for sexual activity, is a common and costly condition of men of primarily middle and older ages.
Obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease all have genetic components and are also linked to erectile dysfunction.
After excluding males with dis-normal sexual hormones, this study found that the ratio of SCH was 29.36% in males with erectile dysfunction, and that was much higher than the 5.43% prevalence of SCH in males in the same area as the previous epidemiological study.13 ED is extremely common in males with dysthyroidism.7 Krysiak R and his colleagues reported that men with subclinical hypothyroidism are characterized with erectile dysfunction when compared with healthy euthyroid males.14 We found similar result that ED patients with SCH had significant lower IIEF-5 scores when compared with healthy euthyroid males.
Based on numerous clinical studies on Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (Li-ESWT), GAINSWave improves not only Erectile Dysfunction symptoms but also sexual performance.
"It is the first time this product has appeared on our screens and the first time advertising for a medicine to treat the symptoms of erectile dysfunction has been shown.
TV doctor Hilary Jones said: "Anything the #Whatdoyoucallit campaign can do to smash the stigma around erectile dysfunction has got to be a step in the right direction."
Researchers polled 2,000 men for Coop Pharmacy and found largest affected age group of men with erectile dysfunction is those in their thirties, with half (50%) reporting difficulties getting or maintaining an erection.
American experts have pointed out that ointments made of curry powder can treat erectile dysfunction, and a compound found in turmeric has been isolated as the key factor.