Impotence or also known as erectile dysfunction, is one of the health problems that can be experienced by men.
Explained that the definition of erectile dysfunction or impotence is the inability to achieve an erection sufficient and maintain it so that physical intercourse becomes satisfying.
Meanwhile, erection refers to a complex process related to the nervous system, hormones (endocrine), and blood vessel system (vascular).
Initially, erectile dysfunction was considered a psychological problem. Then since the 1990s, it has been proven that there are physical problems or organic disorders.
Most of the patients were carrying a congenital disease that also affects the condition of erectile dysfunction.
He also noted that this prevalence rate actually varies by age. The older the age, the greater the prevalence of erectile dysfunction.
So what are the causes of erectile dysfunction or impotence?
– Increasing age
– Diabetes mellitus
– Cardiovascular disease
– Smoking habits
– Nerve or spinal damage
– Regular and large amounts of alcohol consumption
– Low testosterone levels
– Certain medications
– Urological conditions, including prostate disease
Although related to intimate life and harmony in the family, only 50 percent know erectile dysfunction. It is couples or women who understand more about erectile dysfunction.
Diagnosis and therapy
To find out the symptoms of impotence or erectile dysfunction, Nur said there are a series of tests that need to be done.
Erection can be judged by the level of hardness. Usually, there is a score of 1-4, where a score of 4 is the optimal erection score.
However, men do not have to achieve a score of 4 because even at a score of 3, penetration can still be done. While scores 1 and 2, when the is judged not to allow penetration, Cenforce 150 and Fildena 150 to treat for erectile dysfunction.
Erectile dysfunction examination will continue if there are certain conditions, including a history of trauma to the pelvis, penile deformity, hormonal disorders, and complex metabolism as well as complex physical disorders.
Because this is related to psychological conditions, there are tests to determine if the patient has organic or psychogenic erectile dysfunction. The test is performed using a Nocturnal Penile Tumescence and Rigidity or nocturnal erection device.
Sometimes there are patients who feel healthy but when it is proven by means of instruments, it turns out that the organs are not good. Or the organs are good but the veins (related to the closure of blood vessels) are not good.
Meanwhile, erectile dysfunction therapy, from year to year, continues to develop.
A penile prosthesis, at this time, erectile dysfunction therapy is only in the form of surgery or implantation.
When the patient is injected with drugs, they can be erected immediately. Until now, it is still used, although rarely.
Vacuum or suction device and can be used by patients independently after being educated by medical personnel.
A tube-like device for inserting the penis, after being vacuumed, the penis is like being tied with rubber. This tool is quite popular in Europe and America. Even though there is an instant erection, the use of the tool turns out to be more satisfying to the partner, not to the wearer.
However, you must take the drug according to the doctor’s instructions. Moreover, the drug has contraindications to the nitrate class of drugs. Usually, medications for heart disease belong to the nitrate class.
Therapy is mainly used in patients with erectile dysfunction due to impaired penile blood flow due to certain diseases such as hypertension and diabetes.
He said simply that the treatment or therapy for erectile dysfunction usually, then taking medication.
If there is no change, several therapeutic options such as vacuum, injection, or shock waves are made.
However, it must be recognized that good physical function or ability can encourage overall feelings of well-being.
Men who are elderly and still have the physical ability have a better feeling of health. It turns out that physical health does affect not only love but also general health.