Ways of Treating Impotence
There are many challenges that affect men all over the world more so those affect their reproductive life. One common problem that affects men is impotence commonly referred erectile dysfunction. This condition is characterized by the inability of a man to achieve as well as maintain the erection when engaging in copulation. The major challenges of the condition are psychological challenges that have an impact on a person’s relationship as well as how they view themselves. Diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, insufficient hormones in the body, kidney failure, aging, neurological problems as well as side effects from drugs and substance abuse are some of the causes of impotence. The condition can also be psychological which is easy to treat since it is caused by thought or feelings that may make a person fail to achieve and maintain the erection. Some causes that lead to psychological impotence are situations that trigger stress in a person as well as being anxious on how one is likely to perform among others.
The treatment of impotence is done using various methods such as exercise, medication, use of pumps, and surgery. Using either of the method to treat impotence is influenced by the trigger that causes the impotence. Engaging on regular exercises such as aerobics enables one to prevent occurrence of the impotence. Other treatment is through medication either by using creams applied to the genitals or taking oral tablets. Suitable medicine such as those obtained from natural components ensures that one is able to take the medication with surety that there are no side effects likely to occur.
Pumps are also commonly used in the treatment of impotence where it applies a negative pressure to the genital areas drawing more blood into it making it have an erection. The device is used before engaging in copulation and it should be prescribed by a doctor. The pump also has a ring that is placed at the base of the genital area which helps maintain the erection for a long time. The genital’s size can be increased through the use of the pump although not a permanent solution. Once all other treatments for impotence have failed, the last resort is usually surgery where artificial rods are inserted into the genitals.
Underlying causes of impotence such as diabetes and cardiovascular diseases should be managed to ensure that the treatment becomes effective. There are main benefits of treating impotence in men one being that it raises their self-esteem and their self-worth more so when they are engaging in copulation. All these methods are very effective to treat impotence more so if it is done under the prescriptions of a qualified doctor.