Suffer from erectile dysfunction? Know that you are not alone. More than 18 million American men over 20 years old suffer from ED. Within that group, 35% of men between 40 and 70 years old suffer from moderate to severe erectile dysfunction, with 15% having a milder form. Some symptoms of ED include the inability to get an erection, having too soft of an erection to make sex possible, having too brief of an erection along with premature ejaculation, or having a healthy libido but your body doesn’t respond. There are many erectile dysfunction treatment options available to help to improve your sex life.
Pelvic Floor Exercises
In a study of 55 impotent men, 40% of those who practiced Kegel exercises every day for six months regained normal sexual function. These are exercises that zero in and strengthen muscles underneath the bladder and throughout the pelvic region. When first starting, it is recommended to do these lying down.
This holistic approach has been proven to be successful in 64% of men who underwent six weeks of acupuncture. Don’t worry, though; no needles are placed in the groin area. The areas that are proven to be most effective for treatment are in your arms, legs, abdomen and back. Acupuncture can release endorphins, raise libido, ease stress, and increase blood flow to the penis.
A penile prosthesis is another available treatment option.The simplest type of prosthesis consists of a pair of malleable rods surgically implanted within the erection chambers of the penis, making the penis semi-rigid that merely needs to be lifted or adjusted into the erect position to initiate sex. There is also the more modern hydraulic, inflatable prosthesis, which allows a man to have an erection whenever he chooses, which is also much more natural and easier to conceal. A pump will be inserted into the scrotal sac between the testicles, and this pump will transfer fluid from its reservoir to the cylinders in the penis, inflating them. The satisfaction related to penile implant surgeries has been reported to over 90%.
Take an Oral Medication
There have been four drugs approved by the FDA as erectile dysfunction treatment options. Avanafil (Stendra), Tadalafil (Cialis), Vardenafil (Levitra, Staxyn), and Sildenafil (Viagra). Routinely prescribed by many doctors, Viagara is currently being used by over 20 million men all over the world to treat erectile dysfunction.
Don’t be apart of the 66% of men who have untreated erectile dysfunction. With all of the erectile dysfunction treatment options available, speak to your doctor and choose the right option for you.