Erection problems are commonly found in adult men. Almost all men experience occasional difficulty getting or maintaining an erection. Erectile dysfunction (ED), sometimes called as impotence, is defined as the consistent inability to attain or maintain an erection firm enough to have sexual intercourse.
Age and erectile dysfunction
In older men, erectile dysfunction usually has a physical cause, such as disease, injury, side effects of drugs, etc. Any disorder that causes injury to the nerves or impairs blood flow in the penis has the potential to cause erectile dysfunction. Incidence increases with age.
Causes of erectile dysfunction
Starting with feelings of sexual excitement, a number of things can interfere and cause or worsen erectile dysfunction like:
Majority of these cases are secondary to diseases and disorders. These physical causes can further be classified into:
(i) Diseases and disorders that cause erectile dysfunction are:
As per reports, diseases mentioned above account for about 70 percent of erectile dysfunction cases. Proper treatment for the diseases effecting erectile dysfunction is essential.
(ii) Other causes include:
Homoeopathic approach is to individualise the case based on the totality of symptoms, examination and tests. The role of homoeopathy is more effective in physiological dysfunctions rather than pathological involvement. Homoeopaths usually prescribe drugs like Acidum phosphorricum, Agnus castus, Argentum nitricum, Argentum metallicum, Aurum muriaticum natronatum, Avena sativa, Caladium, Calcarea carbonica, Carboneum sulphuratum, Cobaltum metallicum, Damiana, Ginseng, Kalium phosphoricum, Lecithinum, Muira puama, Nuphar luteum, Onosmodium, Yohimbinum and others. Along with such indicated remedy, homoeopaths also prescribe condition specific remedies like Damiaplant, which contains renowned herbs like Damiana, Ginseng, Agnus castus, Nuphur luteum and Muira puama.
Please consult your homoeopath.
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