Erectile dysfunction happens when a man is unable to get or keep an erection. The problem is more common than most people think. ED affects around 30 million men in the United States alone. That’s approximately 30% of all men.
ED can result in serious emotional, self-esteem, and relational issues as well as considerable stress. It may also point to underlying health issues. Once you address the root causes of ED, you can improve your overall health and sex life with some natural strategies.
What is erectile dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction (ED) refers to an inability to get or keep an erection that’s firm enough for sexual intercourse. Many men experience occasional erectile dysfunction, especially during stressful times. This is nothing to worry about.
However, frequent erectile dysfunction may be a sign of some underlying health issues that need attention. It may also be due to emotional or relationship problems.
Erectile dysfunction may develop due to issues during any stage of the erection process. It helps to understand that process. Men get an erection due to an increased blood flow to the penis that may happen because of direct physical contact to the penis or sexual thoughts or other intimate connections.
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