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  • What should I do if I am having problems achieving/keeping an erection?

    If you suspect you have erectile dysfunction, please see your primary care physician or a urologist.He or she can perform tests to find out what is causing your problem and refer you to a specialist if needed. Once the cause is identified, there are several treatment options to choose from.

    Should My Partner Be Involved In My Treatment?

    It is useful to bring your partner into your treatment program, because ED is a condition that affects relationships and couples early as much as it affects the individual. Working together means you can find a solution that is mutually beneficial and may even speed the process up. Your partner needs to understand your difficulties and should be able to offer you support.

    What Factors Can Influence ED?

    Diseased states like atherosclerosis, high blood pressure, diabetes, neurological disease and some operations can cause the onset of erectile dysfunction. Rectal surgeries, prostate cancer surgery, lower spine or neuro operations can also cause ED. Blood pressure meds, anti depressants and other medications may have an impact on ED. Smoking can also cause it, and is even worse for diabetic patients, as it increases their risk even more.

    What factors increase the risk for ED?

    High blood pressure (hypertension)Diabetes (high blood sugar)High cholesterol Nerve diseases (such as Parkinson’s disease or multiple sclerosis)Surgery or injury (especially prostate, bladder, or rectal surgery)Abnormal hormone levels (testosterone or thyroid)Lifestyle factors (like smoking, drinking alcohol in excess, being overweight, not being physically active, or using recreational drugs)Side effect of some medications (including high blood pressure medication and antihistamines)Emotional or personal issues (such as ongoing stress or relationship problems, depression, or anxiety about sexual performance)

    Does age play a role in ED?

    As men get older, sexual function is more likely to decrease, making ED more common. Getting older by itself does not lead to EDED can be treated no matter your age*ED is often caused by other health problems that your doctor should know about, like heart disease or diabetes—which are also more common with age

    What Erectile Dysfunction treatments and solutions are available?

    The most important fact regarding Erectile Dysfunction is one we will repeat: erectile dysfunction is easy to diagnose and responds exceptionally well to treatment. Even men who have suffered silently for years can receive immediate relief from erectile dysfunction with treatment from Erectile Dysfunction Australia.

    The first and crucial step to finding a solution for your erectile dysfunction is overcoming the social stigma attached to this condition and confronting and talking about the problem. There is no reason to endure a sex life made unsatisfactory by erectile dysfunction. Training in a variety of effective sexual exercises combined with the latest generation of pharmaceutical medications can conquer your erectile dysfunction and restore the joy of sex.

    Erectile Dysfunction Australia is a leader in providing health solutions for men. Our patients enjoy access to the finest health care professionals, who wield the very latest medications and techniques proven over time to alleviate erection difficulties. Every patient is different, that is why we tailor our treatment strategies based on individual needs to create a successful outcome. We have a number of medicinal therapies available that have proven effective, including:

    • Gel capsules
    • Self-injection therapy

    Treatment is an ongoing process that involves your Erectile Dysfunction Australia physician working to find the best, most effective treatment for you; treatment may include adjustments to dosage, method of delivery or medication until your best solution is found. Treatments are tailored to individual patient needs: the right medication for you may not be appropriate for someone else, our treatment specialists are trained to devise solutions that best fit each case.

    What causes erectile dysfunction?

    Effective treatment of erectile dysfunction is overwhelmingly contingent on one factor: correct diagnosis of the primary cause. At Erectile Dysfunction Australia we have numerous solutions for ED available: finding the right treatment for you depends on diagnosing the root cause of your difficulty.

    Let’s take a closer look at the most common causes of erectile dysfunction, followed by the solutions available from Erectile Dysfunction Australia:

    Physical causes of erectile dysfunction. Erectile dysfunction is most commonly caused by easily diagnosable and treatable physical problems. These include:

    • Heart disease
    • Obstructed blood vessels (atherosclerosis)
    • High cholesterol
    • High blood pressure
    • Diabetes
    • Obesity
    • Low testosterone
    • Tobacco use
    • Reaction to certain prescription medications, treatments or surgeries
    • Alcoholism or substance abuse
    • Injury to the pelvic area or spinal cord

    This is only a partial list, an Erectile Dysfunction Australia physician or personal treatment manager can discuss with you additional physical causes. Some of these conditions are quite serious and may require treatment or management separately. In all cases, Erectile Dysfunction Australia has treatments and solutions available to help alleviate symptoms and restore proper erectile function.

    Erectile dysfunction symptoms

    • Reduced sexual desire
    • Difficulty (or complete inability) producing or maintaining an erection
    • Poor erection quality sufficient to hinder penetration
    • Loss of erection during intercourse or prior to completion
    • Lack of sexual satisfaction or enjoyment arising from erection difficulties