What it Impotency or ED?
If there’s one condition that men hope to never get, it’s Impotency or erectile dysfunction (ED). A man’s ability to get and sustain an erection is often equated with virility and masculinity. The inability to do so can greatly affect men’s self-esteem.
What Causes Erectile Dysfunction :
Impotence can arise through multiple causes, both physical and psychological. A number of related heart conditions are common causes of ED, including:
• high blood pressure
• high cholesterol
• clogged blood vessels (atherosclerosis)
• heart disease
Several neurologic and central nervous system conditions—such as stroke, Parkinson’s disease, and multiple sclerosis—have been linked to ED. Other causes are hormonal in nature, for example, troubles with the pituitary gland that lead to too-high levels of the hormone prolactin, and low levels of the hormone testosterone.
Erectile Dysfunction can occur when any of the events is disrupted. The sequence includes nerve impulses in the brain, spinal column and area around the Penis and response in muscles, fibrous tissues, veins and arteries in and near the Corpora Cavarnosa. Diseases such as Diabetes, kidney diseases multiple sclerosis, atherosclerosis, vascular diseases and neurological diseases caused erectile dysfunction.
Surgery, (especially radical prostate surgery for cancer) can also injure nerves and arteries near the penis, injury to the penis, spinal cord, prostate, bladder and pelvis can lead to erectile dysfunction, smooth muscles, arteries and fibrous tissues of the corpora cavarnossa. Much common allopathic medicines like anti-hypertensive, anti-histamine, anti-depressant, tranquillizer, appetite suppressant and ulcer healing drugs can produce erectile dysfunction. Psychological factors such as stress, anxiety, guilt, depression, low self-esteem, and fear of sexual failure cause erectile dysfunction.
Patient suffering from an infection, gastric disturbances, who have undergone surgery recently, trauma, and during convalescence are likely to suffer from transient dysfunction. Other possible causes are smoking, and chronic alcoholism.
Diet & Lifestyle
• Quit Smoking
• Exercise regularly, Regular exercise can improve your health in many ways.
• Reduce stress, Keep a positive attitude. Believe in yourself.
• Limit or avoid the use of alcohol and caffeine.
• Get enough rest and sleep. Your body needs time to recover from stressful events.