•Wellness Coach, OLAYINKA OREMADE
In recent times, the number of men suffering from Erectile Dysfunction keeps increasing on a daily basis, buoyed on by stress, poor dietary choices, drug use and an unhelpful lifestyle. Popular Health and Wellness coach Mrs. Olayinka Oremade through her training decided to talk about this case, that is increasing daily among men, causes and possible solution and also urge mothers, aunties, wives and sisters to stand by their men, who find themselves in this situation because the emotional support they give maybe the ladder, they will need to climb out of the embarrassing situation.
Erectile dysfunction (impotence) is the inability to get and keep an erection firm enough for sex. Having erection trouble from time to time is not necessarily a cause for concern. If erectile dysfunction is an ongoing issue, however, it can cause stress, affect your self confidence and contribute to relationship problems. Problems getting or keeping an erection can also be a sign of an underlying health condition that needs treatment and a risk factor for heart disease. For more information you can reach me on 08126582477
What are the causes of Erectile dysfunction?
Male sexual arousal is a complex process that involves the brain, hormones, emotions, nerves, muscles and blood vessels. Erectile dysfunction can result from a problem with any of these. Likewise, stress and mental health concerns can cause or worsen erectile dysfunction. sometimes a combination of physical and psychological issues causes erectile dysfunction for instance, a minor physical condition that slows your sexual response might cause anxiety about maintaining an erection. The resulting anxiety can lead to or worsen erectile dysfunction.
Sometimes a combination of physical and psychological issues causes erectile dysfunction for instance, a minor physical condition that slows your sexual response might cause anxiety about maintaining an erection. The resulting anxiety can lead to or worsen erectile dysfunction. The experience I had during my honeymoon over ten years ago kind of mirrors this. There could be no “performance” until we changed environments and we returned home, a more familiar terrain. The sumptoms of Eredile dysfunction might include persistent. Trouble getting an erection, Trouble keeping an erection, Reduced sexual desire.
At what particular time do you need to see a doctor when you suffer erectile Dysfunction?
A family doctor is a good place to start when you have erectile problems. See a specialist if you have concerns about your erections or you are experiencing other sexual problems such as premature or delayed ejaculation. You have diabetes, heart disease or another. Known health condition that might be linked to erectile dysfunction. You have other symptoms along with erectile dysfunction.
There are some factors that can cause physical Erectile Dysfunction and they are as follows?
In many cases, erectile dysfunction is caused by something phusical such as Heart disease, Clogged blood vessels, High cholesterol, High blood pressure, Diabetes, Obesity.
Metabolic Syndrome-a condition involving increased blood pressure, high insulin levels, body fat around the waist and high cholesterol.
Multiple Sclerosis, certain prescription medications, Tobacco use.
Peyronie’s disease-development of scar tissue inside the penis.
Alcohotism and other forms of substance abuse sleep disorders
Treatments for prostate cancer or enlarged prostate.
Surgeries or injuries that affect the pelvic area or spinal cord.
What are the Psychological causes of Erectile Dysfunction?
The brain plays a key role in friggering the series of physical events that cause an erection, starting with feelings of sexual excitement. A number of things can cause or worsen erectile dysfunction, and these includes.
Depression, anxiety or other mental health conditions. Stress, Relationship problems due to stress, poor communication or other concerns.
Risk factors in Erectile Dysfunction are?
As you get older, erections might take longer to develop and might not be as firm. You might need more direct touch to your penis to get and keep an erection.
Various risk factors can contribute to erectile dysfunction, including medical conditions, particularly diabetes or heart conditions. Tobacco use, which restricts blood flow to veins and arteries, can over time cause chronic health conditions that lead to erectile dysfunction being overweight, especially if you are obese.
Certain medical treatments, such as prostate surgery or radiation treatment for cancer. Injuries, particularly, if they damage the nerves or arteries that control erections. medications, including antidepressants, antilustarious and medication to treat high blood pressure or prostate conditions.
Psychological conditions such as stress, anxiety or depression. Drug and alcohol use, especially if you are a long term drug user or heavy drinker.
What is the possible treatment?
The first thing your doctor will do is to make sure you are getting the right treatment for any health conditions that could be causing or worsening your erectile dysfunction.
Depending on the cause and secerity of your erectile dysfunction and underlying health conditions. you might have various treatment options. Your doctor can explain the risks and benefits of each treatment and will consider your preferences. Your partner’s preferences also might play a role in your treatment choices.
What are the tests for underlying condition?
Physical exam, this might include careful examination of your penis and testicles and checking your nerves for sensation. Blood tests, A sample of your blood might be sent to a lab to check for signs of heart disease, diabetes, low testosterone level and other health conditions. Urine tests, like blood tests, urine tests are used to look for signs of diabetes and other underlying health conditions.
Ultersound, this test is usually performed by a specialist in an office, it involves using a wandlike device held over the blood vessels that supply the penis. It creates a video image to let your doctor see if you have blood flow problems.
Psychological exam, your doctor might ask questions to screen for depression and other possible psychological causes of erectile dysfunction.
Taking one of these tables will not automatically produce an erection. Sexual stimulation is needed first to cause the release of nitric oxide from your penile nerves. These medications amplify that signal, allowing some men to function normally. Oral erectile dysfunction medications are not aphnodiasiacs, will not cause excitement and are not needed in men who get normal erections.
Alprostadil self injection-with this method, you use a fine needle to inject alprostadil into the base or side of your penis. Each injection is dosed to create an erection lasting no longer than an hour, because the needle used is very fine, and pain from the injection site is usually minor.
Alprostadil urethral suppositing, it involves placing a tiny alprostadil suppositing inside your penis in the penile urethra, you use a special applicator to insert the suppositing into your penile urethra. The erection usually starts within 10 mins and when effective, it lasts between 30 and 60 mins.
Exercise, recent studies have found that exercise especially moderate one can improve erectile dysfunction, however, benefits might be less in some men, including those with established heart disease.
Psychological counselling-if your erectile dysfunction is caused by stress, anxiety or depression, your doctor might suggest that you and your partner visit a counselor.
For many men, erectile dysfunction is caused by lifestyle choices, here are some steps that might help:
If you smoke, quit, if you have trouble quitting get help.
Lose excess pounds, being overweight can cause or worsen erectile dysfunction include physical activity in your daily routine.
Get treatment for alcohol or drug problems drinking-too much or taking certain illegal drugs can worsen erectile dysfunction.
Work through relationship issues-consider couples counselling if you are having trouble improving communication with your partner.
How should people cope with erectile dysfunction?
Don’t assume you have a long term problem stop assuming it is a long term problem and it will keep occuring in your next sexual encounter, this can cause anxiety and make your condition worst.
Involve your sexual partner-communicate openly and honestly about your condition can help, treatment is often more successful when a man involves his partner.
Don’t ignore stress, anxiety or other mental health concerns, talk to your doctor to address the issue.
Eight Penis friendly food to boost Testosterone level, sperm count and more.
We often eat with our hearts and stomachs in mind, but how often do we consider how foods affect extremely specific body parts? Here are some food that are penis friendly and bosst sperm count.
spinach to boost testosterone level. It is a known blood flow booster-folic acid plays a critical role in male sexual function and a deficiency in folic acid has been linked to erectile dysfunction, cooked spinach contains 66 percent of your daily folic acid requirement per cup, making it one of the most folate rich food around.
Apple peels to prevent prostate cancer. Apple peels contain the active compound ursolic acid, this compound has been shown in cell studies to stop the growth of prostate cancer cells by starving the cells. A daily cup of coffee for better sex, caffeine, the active ingredient in coffee has been shown to prevent erectile dysfunction, it improves blood flown by relaxing penile arteries and muscles.
Supercharge your libido with avocado. An excellent source of healthy fats, pottassium and vitamins, avocados are great for getting you in the mood.
Chili peppers to spice up the bedroom. Studies have found that men who consume spicy foods have higher than average testosterone levels.
Tomatoes are a penile health treat. Tomatoes might also be beneficial to male fertility and sperm quality as tomatoes seem to significantly improve sperm concentration, motility and morphology.
Oats for a bigger O-Oats can be beneficial for reaching orgasm and Avena Sativa (wild oats) is considered an aphrodisiac. The amino acid L’argnine found in oats has also been shown to treat erectile dysfunction.
Carrots keep your sperm healthy-looking to improve your sperm count? Science says to eat more carrots. It improve sperm count and motility & swimming of sperm.