Erectile dysfunction was almost unheard an ailment among men almost fifty-seventy years ago. This problem has seen a massive rise with urbanization, increase in stress, mounting pressure and increasing demands of a hectic modern life. Alcoholism and drug abuse also contribute to the problem along with depression and other psychological problems. At different points in life, almost every adult male experiences symptoms of erectile dysfunction. This, however, is not a natural part of aging. More and more people are presenting with erectile dysfunction symptoms due to stressful and faulty lifestyle. It is always advisable to discuss these erectile dysfunction symptoms with your doctor; there may be underlying dangerous diseases.
In the USA, about 30 million adults are suffering from erectile dysfunction symptoms, out of which 17 % fall above 60 years age group.
*One of the most common erectile dysfunction symptoms is the trouble getting proper erection. The penis muscles remain flaccid with no strength.
*Another common erectile dysfunction symptom is the inability to maintain the erection until sexual intercourse. This is quite distressing to the couples.
*Insensitivity of the penis to physical touch may be other erectile dysfunction symptom due to underlying nervous system disorder. This may also be caused by a lower spine injury.
* Unusual hair pattern and unusual breast development may be the symptoms of erectile dysfunction caused by endocrine disorders.
* Psychological erectile dysfunction symptoms like distress and depression are also common. A psychosocial examination, including an interview and a questionnaire, can reveal the causative psychological factors.
It is a fact that symptoms of erectile dysfunction aggravate with the advancing age. Many health disorders like hypertension, obesity, and diabetes mellitus may aggravate the symptoms of erectile dysfunction.
Nevertheless, many a treatment option is available for alleviating these symptoms of erectile dysfunction. It is curable at any age. The treatments include lifestyle modifications, psychotherapy, acupuncture, natural supplements, vacuum devices, and surgery.
Yohambe, arginine, ginseng, and D.H.E.A. (dehydroepiandrosterone) are some of the effective supplements available for amelioration of erectile dysfunction symptoms.
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