One of common diseases of male genitourinary system is erectile dysfunction, that is, impaired erection. Most men consider this disease is personal problem, which isn`t customary to talk about, and don`t go to doctor. Some of them think that erectile dysfunction is incurable. This isn`t so: in 95% of cases, erectile dysfunction can be cured. The main thing is to accurately determine cause of this ailment.
Treatment of impotence according to international protocols is possible at European Medical Center. Specialists here have ability to conduct laboratory and instrumental diagnostics, as well as treatment of diseases of male genitourinary system, including erectile dysfunction.
Signs of Erectile Dysfunction
Erectile dysfunction isn`t disease as such, but only diagnostic symptom that signals presence of more serious health problems, so you should immediately consult doctor and undergo an examination if you find yourself:
Causes of Erectile Dysfunction
Of dozens of potential causes of erectile dysfunction, atherosclerosis (in various manifestations), hypertension, increased body weight and diabetes mellitus appear to be significant.
Moreover, recent scientific evidence has shown that erectile dysfunction is precursor to serious cardiovascular diseases (myocardial infarction, stroke, etc.).
To date, it`s customary to distinguish four main forms of erectile dysfunction:
Vasculogenic (vascular) form.
Psychogenic (due to experienced stress).
Neurogenic (with diseases of nervous system and spine);
Endocrine (in diabetes mellitus and in andropause – male “menopause”).
Team of qualified doctors with many years of experience (10 or more) experience in this field is engaged in diagnosis of erectile dysfunction. During examination, patient should be ready to tell doctor about his problem, as well as answer his questions. This will help assess degree of development of erectile dysfunction. Then urological examination is prescribed.
Risk factors for erectile dysfunction are the following:
Vascular diseases associated with development of diabetes mellitus or hypertension, pelvic artery occlusion, smoking, increased cholesterol and venous system disorders.
Psychological disorders caused by fatigue, stress, depression, drug addiction, alcoholism, excessive arousal or fear of sexual impotence.
Endocrine disorders: hypogonadism, hypothyroidism, diabetes mellitus, obesity.
Neurological problems: strokes, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, diseases and injuries of the spinal cord.
Diseases and injuries of penis: Peyronie’s disease, injuries, injuries, inflammation.
Taking medications: hormones, tranquilizers, antidepressants.
Diagnosis of erectile dysfunction
Careful and competent diagnosis is key to successful treatment. It`s important not only to establish diagnosis, but to identify true causes of erectile dysfunction. To do this, contact urologist and andrologist.
For several hours you can go through all necessary diagnostic measures and get individual treatment plan for erectile dysfunction. Research is carried out in our own laboratory, which greatly speeds up process of producing results.
As mentioned earlier, ED isn`t disease, it is symptom of other disease and the next treatment is chosen:
Medication for erectile dysfunction. This treatment method consists in taking special medications. Action of drugs is aimed at increasing tone, as well as at increasing intensity in vessels of penis. Medication, as a rule, is temporary in nature and isn`t effective in all cases.
Penile vascular surgery. In case of revealing pathology of vessels of penis, operative measure is performed, purpose of which is to improve flow of arterial blood to penis and slow down process of venous outflow. Effectiveness of this method of erectile dysfunction treatment is 20-80%.
Penile Endoprosthetics. The most radical way to restore erectile function is penile replacement. Currently, there are several types of prostheses. The simplest of them is semi-rigid rods. However, more often, more complex devices with elastic cylinders are used, into which liquid is increased, which increases erection.
Psychological treatment. Therapy of impotence is carried out by professional psychotherapist who specializes in treatment of psychosexual disorders. Tactics of treatment in each case are selected strictly and individually.
Means and drugs for ED treatment. Currently, pharmacies offer different means to increase erection, for example, Levitra. Often, special supplements are sold under erection means, which aren`t effective and can have unpredictable effects, since they haven`t passed special clinical trials. It`s important to understand here that only a doctor can prescribe drugs in qualified manner.
To conclude all the given information, you must choose, what way of treatment would be better. You can also use Viagra or Cialis pills for better effect and good sex. But don`t forget, that special treatment will be the best idea.