Erectile Dysfunction Myths

  1. Erectile Dysfunction is just a normal part of growing old and men just learn to live with it
    • While Erectile Dysfunction will affect around half of men aged between 40 and 70 in some, it is not a condition that must be learnt to live with. There are available treatments for this condition. First the cause of the Erectile dysfunction must be determined, whether natural or caused by something else such as stress or depression. Once the cause has been identified, the chances are that the condition can be successfully treated.
  1. Erectile Dysfunction doesn’t affect younger men
    • Erectile Dysfunction is typically more prevalent in men over the age of 40, but it can affect men of any age. The cause of Erectile Dysfunction in younger men is likely to be different than older men, so it is important that you consult your doctor as soon as you can to identify the cause of the condition.
  1. Erectile Dysfunction can be upsetting, but there’s nothing dangerous about it
    • Erectile Dysfunction can be caused by a number of underlying health conditions, which can be life threatening if not treated properly. While age can be a cause of Erectile Dysfunction, other conditions such as type 2 diabetes and hyper tension can cause Erectile Dysfunction. If you suffer from Erectile Dysfunction you should consult your doctor to determine the cause of your condition.
  1. Wearing tight underwear can cause Erectile Dysfunction
    • There is no evidence that wearing tight underwear can lead to Erectile Dysfunction. However, wearing tight underwear can cause infertility, as they will raise the temperature of your testes.
  1. Men with Erectile Dysfunction have no sexual desire
    • Sexual desire is controlled by hormone levels, whereas erectile dysfunction is not affected by hormones. People who suffer from erectile dysfunction will likely have a normal level of sexual desire.
  1. I can take herbal supplements to treat Erectile Dysfunction
    • There is no scientific research to support the claim that herbal remedies work to treat Erectile Dysfunction. While improvements to your diet may help to alleviate the symptoms, no supplement is proven to treat the condition
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