Erectile dysfunction (impotence)
8 Surprising causes of erectile dysfunction - xanadumovie.com
The penis contains two cylindrical, sponge-like structures corpora cavernosa. When a male becomes sexually aroused, nerve impulses increase blood flow to both cylinders. This sudden influx of blood causes an erection by expanding, straightening and stiffening the penis. Erectile dysfunction impotence is the inability to get and keep an erection firm enough for sex.
Erectile Dysfunction: Symptoms and Treatment
Erectile dysfunction ED , also known as impotence , is a type of sexual dysfunction characterized by the inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis during sexual activity. ED can have psychological consequences as it can be tied to relationship difficulties and self-image. The term erectile dysfunction is not used for other disorders of erection, such as priapism. Treatment involves addressing the underlying causes, lifestyle modifications, and addressing psychosocial issues.
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