Erectile dysfunction (also sometimes called as impotence) is inability of a man to achieve or maintain an erection sufficient for sexual intercourse and satisfaction of sexual activity. Thus, erectile dysfunction is considered a condition in which these problems are present in a man at least for three months. The term "impotence" has recently begun to be refused because this diagnosis implies an extreme degree of sexual dysfunction and an unlikely success of conservative treatment. You should know that erectile dysfunction may be psychological (psychogenic), organic and mixed. Below are lists - an overview of some probable causes of erectile dysfunction.

Nature organic causes of erectile dysfunction are:

  • disease and other conditions - flu, diabetes, chronic renal failure (CRF), liver disease, Parkinson's disease (Parkinson's), atherosclerosis;
  • complications after surgery, accidental damage, testicular, penile, or pelvic region of the spine, injured blood vessel;
  • smoking;
  • excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages;
  • drug abuse. The use of recreational drugs, the use of dangerous drugs, addictive, such as amphetamines, heroin, or cocaine;
  • lack of testosterone, a syndrome of hyperprolactinemia with adenoma (microadenomas) pituitary, thyroid dysfunction;
  • birthmarks in the genital area;
  • drugs used against depression; beta- inhibitors for the treatment of high blood pressure; use of diuretics;
  • old age.

Erectile dysfunction has a psychological nature can be caused in 10-20% of cases. Most often, erectile dysfunction is mixed. Since the psychological causes of disease arising due to physical reasons (look above).

Consequences of psychogenic erectile dysfunction are:

  • prevention of sexual arousal;
  • anxiety, a feeling of inability to perform sexual intercourse;
  • depression;
  • intellectual fatigue;
  • voltage;
  • guilt;
  • feeling of hostility towards the partner;
  • lack of sexual interest to the partner.

There exist a lot of drugs for immediate effect against erectile dysfunction, such as Viagra 100mg, Cialis 20mg or Levitra. There are also certain exercises to prevent the occurrence of erectile dysfunction and to increase potency. The main thing is not to despair, and you are sure to get the desired result.