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Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction: Overview, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment and More | Singapore General Hospital

Erectile Dysfunction - Symptoms

Erectile Dysfunction - How to prevent?

Erectile Dysfunction - Causes and Risk Factors

Causes of Erectile Dysfunction

These may be classified into several categories :

  • Psychological factors such as stress, anxiety, guilt, depression, low self esteem, and fear of sexual failure.
  • Chronic illnesses such as diabetes, high blood pressure, nerve disease or damage, multiple sclerosis, atherosclerosis and heart disease can damage the nerves and arteries to the penis, resulting in ED.
  • Poor lifestyle such as smoking, excessive alcohol intake, being overweight, and lack of exercise.
  • Pelvic surgery which can injure nerves and arteries near the penis.
  • Medications such as blood pressure drugs, antihistamines, antidepressants, tranquilizers, appetite suppressants, and cimetidine, an ulcer drug.
  • Hormonal abnormalities such as low levels of testosterone.

Erectile Dysfunction - Preparing for surgery

Erectile Dysfunction - Post-surgery care

Erectile Dysfunction - Other Information

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