This means men with diabetes may suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED) and be unable to get or maintain an erection. In this condition, a man suffers from the inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis sufficient for satisfactory sexual performance. His 9-year study of 600 men who at the start of the study had no impotence problems found that those who kept exercising or took up exercising at middle age reduced their risk of impotence. Concerning vascular causes, the risk factors for atherosclerosis (including smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes (diabetics do not respond well to pills like sildenafil (Viagra)) and high cholesterol are ALSO risk factors for erectile dysfunction. While you’re seeing your primary care provider, you may mention the condition of ED to that person and as a rule, a prescription will be entered for you to receive Levitra, one of the 3 ED medicines available today. As I pointed out to Philip, actually all men are meant to be impotent for much of the time. I do not do any exercises.
High blood pressure damages the arteries to the penis which causes them to narrow over time. The key point for maintenance in treatment is the adjustment of the therapeutic method and dosage to optimal levels for satisfactory erections. He had a reaction to one of the medications and was in the hospital for a week, right after his father passed away. Be aware that there may be side effects with some treatments. Arteriogenic Impotence Diseases of terminal aorta or the hypogastric, pudendal, or penile arteries can results in erectile failure; trauma or congenital anomaly can cause arterial insufficiency. The usual explanation is neurologic blockade, and this may well be the case for those drugs with peripheral parasympatholytic actions such as the tricyclic antidepressants. We have a fantastic sex life when we can…and when we can’t, well we both find other ways to enjoy each other.
However, these drugs are not for everyone. Nonadrenergic, noncholinergic (NANC) nerve responses, which were dependent to a significant degree on NO, occurred after phenylephrine precontraction in the presence of atropine and guanethidine. Research carried out by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and the British Medical Association (BMA) showed that smoking increases the risk of erectile dysfunction by around 50 per cent for men in their 30s and 40s. Erectile Dysfunction or impotence is a common problem among men which presents with consistent inability to sustain an erection sufficient for sexual intercourse.