Although sex permeates our popular culture these days, society regards the conversations and expression of experiences related to it as a stigma. Consequently, there are a plethora of individuals, who are struggling with sexual health issues, are ashamed to seek medical aid for their problem, and often end up resorting to unverified online platforms for a panacea to their woes. Some of them also fall prey to absurd and unscientific advice preached by their friends. In light of the prevailing issue, Sexologists have stepped forward to shed light on the causes and remedies of erectile dysfunction (ED), which is nowadays a commonly occurring sexual condition in men.
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is often linked with impotence. To define it in simpler terms, the male cannot retain his erection for longer periods, often leading to unsatisfactory sex. The root cause of ED is said to be the health ailments that gravely affect blood vessels and pose an obstruction to the flow of blood in the penis. There is no decided age for ED to occur. It can hit the male at any age but is usually most common in males who are above the age of 65 years. With that said, here are some tips related to seeking treatment for ED.
- Partner’s support: The cooperation and support of your life partner are of paramount importance in treating issues like ED. Finding space along with your partner for admitting, discussing, and sharing the disease symptoms will provide room for effective treatment. A survey reveals that most men suffering from ED approach the doctor only when their partner asks them to do so.
- Lifestyle changes and binging on Food supplements: There are several home remedies to your aid if you are a victim of ED. Some such remedies encompass consumption of food supplements teeming with L-arginine, which include Oats, peanuts, brown rice, and pumpkin seeds. This can further be ameliorated with the consumption of 2 spoons of ginger extract coupled with honey, thrice a day. Lifestyle changes also play a vital role in eradicating ED, in which some of the major steps are; Munching on a healthy diet, exercising/working out regularly, aborting smoking, slashing stress and relationship issues, and being at close quarters with sexual activity.