Take a free online consultation, choose your preferred ED treatment, and our clinicians will review your request. If approved, your ED tablets will be swiftly and discreetly delivered to your door (usually within 24 hours). Each month you’re with us, we’ll send you a refill of your erectile dysfunction treatment so you can receive it without needing to see a doctor in person. We also provide free support for as long as your treatment plan is active and you can email our clinical team at any time for help with ED or if you need advice on how to get the most out of your ED medication. “Taking medicine as prescribed is important for treating conditions and overall long-term health and wellbeing. Erectile dysfunction symptoms can be effectively treated with ED tablets, but it’s important to address the underlying causes of ED as well.” Once complete, your consultation will be reviewed by our clinicians. Most prescriptions are approved the same day. Have any questions or want to change your medication? Speak to our clinicians and they’ll be able to help. If your treatment is approved, it’ll be posted to you discreetly within 24 hours. If you’re not happy with the service, or simply don’t need treatment anymore, you can cancel anytime.
At Yale Medicine, we take a multidisciplinary approach to determine the underlying causes of your erectile dysfunction, and we understand the relationship between erectile dysfunction and other health issues. We regularly collaborate with colleagues across different areas of medicine to help patients who we treat. .
This is a particularly important advancement in the world of erectile dysfunction treatments because many men who have prostate removal surgery find it difficult (or impossible) to get an erection afterwards - including the men who the new therapy was tried on.
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Zinc: Zinc is a mineral which the present day doctors prescribe for increasing immunity. The mineral also has an appreciable effect in increasing the level of testosterone. Testosterone. As we know, is a male hormone which has a direct bearing on the sex acticities.
A medical professional, such as a doctor or urologist, can officially diagnose ED. To do so, they will assess your medical and sexual history and conduct mental and physical health exams.
Promoted as a treatment for a wide range of conditions, including hypertension and Alzheimer’s dementia, it has been widely studied as an E.D. treatment. Results have been mixed, however. “There is no convincing clinical data to support its routine use in men with E.D.,” the authors conclude.
The major cause of erectile dysfunction is restricted blood flow to the penis because of narrowed blood vessels. In fact, because the vessels in the penis are very small compared to other parts of the body, problems with erectile dysfunction can be a warning sign that other vessels, such as those leading to the heart, may eventually be affected. Diabetes, which also can affect the blood vessels, also is linked to erectile dysfunction.
As with most other organ system in the human body, changes and loss of function is normal consequence of the ageing process. This is also true of the endocrine system, specifically the levels of testosterone production from the Leydig cells of the testicle. Accompanying the decrease in testosterone is a decrease in erections which also has a component in decrease in the blood supply to the penis making erection not as frequent and not as rigid compared with a young man’s erectile function. Although these changes are in itself not life threatening, they can impact a man’s relationship with his partner, and also ED may be a harbinger of other undiagnosed conditions such as coronary artery disease (CAD), hypercholesterolaemia or diabetes mellitus.6
“We listen to the patient and partner, understand the cause of the problem and work with the couple to start treatment that works best for the patient,” says Dr. Honig. PDE-5 inhibitors: These are medicines which relax muscle cells in the penis and increase blood flow. Vacuum erection device: This pulls blood into the penis, causing an erection. The erection is maintained by placing an elastic ring at the base of the penis. Injection therapy: Doctors use a very small needle to inject medication directly into the side of the penis. This relaxes the muscle allowing for blood flow and is a highly successful. Minimally invasive penile implant surgery: which our experienced physicians routinely perform. Most patients recover full sexual function in six to eight weeks. Yale Medicine Urology has extensive experience in standard and complicated penile implant surgery.
Other drugs may be used to treat erectile dysfunctions such as self-injections of medication at the base of the penis, hormone replacement for low testosterone, or suppositories.
The population included diabetics, non-diabetics, and men who'd had bilateral, nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy, and about a third of patients had severe ED.
Call your doctor right away if you take one of these medications and have a prolonged erection that lasts 4 hours or longer. This condition may cause permanent impotence if not treated.
Blood vessel repair is best for men with a small blockage. It usually doesn’t work well for men who have more widespread blockages.
Impotence treatments were discussed in the oldest Chinese text, The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine, which describes traditional Chinese medicine during the time of the Yellow Emperor’s rule which ended around 2600 BC. One of the treatments for impotence discussed is a potion with 22 ingredients.4
If you are suffering from erectile dysfunction and would like to meet with a U of U Health urologist, call 801-213-2700 to schedule an appointment. You do not need a referral from your primary care provider to see our urologists for treatment because shockwave therapy is not covered by insurance.