HOW TO TREAT ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION?1

If you have erectile dysfunction (ED), treatment will depend on what’s causing it. In some cases, treating the underlying causes may also resolve the problem.

LIFESTYLE CHANGES1
  • Lose weight if you are overweight

  • Give up smoking

  • Cut back your alcohol consumption

  • Exercise regularly

  • Reduce your stress

TREATMENTS2
  • Phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitor pills (sildenafil, vardenafil, tardalafil, Udenafil)

  • Vacuum pumps

  • Intracavernosal injection

  • Hormone therapy

  • Penile implants

References:
1. NHS Choice: Erectile dysfunction.(2017). Available at: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/erection-problems-erectile-dysfunction/2017 (Assessed: 20 March 2020).2. Urology care foundation: Erectile Dysfunction (June 2018). Available at: https://www.urologyhealth.org/urologic-conditions/erectile-dysfunction(ed). Accessed on: 20 March 2020