ED or impotence is the inability to get an erection or keep an erection long enough to have sex. Facing trouble to maintain erection from time to time is no problem but if this happens every time during a sexual activity then medical aid is required and there might be an underlying medical condition which causes ED. Talking about erectile dysfunction might be a taboo or an embarrassing topic, but talking to your doctor may uncover some underlying medical condition and resolving that can restore 100% erectile use.

Psychological and Physical Causes

Sexual arousal when it comes to men is a complex process involving the brain, hormones, brain chemicals that command emotions emotions, nerves, muscles and blood vessels. ED can be a result of a problem with any of these factors. Erectile dysfunction can lead to stress and mental health concerns can cause or worsen erectile dysfunction.

There are many cases in which Erectile dysfunction is caused due to some pre-existing or uncovered physical health condition such as- diabetes,clogged arteries, high cholesterol, obesity, changes in metabolic levels,multiple sclerosis, tobacco use or high alcohol intake, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s. Generally, none of these medical conditions can be treated to full extent, thus a doctor will recommend lifestyle changes to cope with these and eventually it will help to maintain a full erection for a desired period of time. There are certain medications which claim to give you a full erection when consumed before the sexual activity, but these carry more risks than benefits. They can lead to heart problems, even cause a heart attack. Other side effects include erection not going down up to 4-5 hours and discomfort or pain while urinating.


Lifestyle changes such as regular exercise, eating healthy, following up with your doctor, cutting down on drinking and avoiding the use of tobacco and any illegal drugs are recommended.For stress and anxiety management regular therapy sessions and even Couples therapy is recommended.