5 Causes of Erectile Dysfunction that are not so obvious.

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Low Testosterone levels in men are an obvious cause of Erectile Dysfunction and can be corrected with Testosterone supplementation. However, some men with ED may have  Testosterone in a “normal” range. Many of these men need to be aware of some of the hidden causes of ED where Testosterone replacement therapy may not be helpful.

These are:

  •  Several prescription and OTC drugs can cause Erectile Dysfunction: These include antidepressant medications, blood pressure medications to name just a few. Go over the medications that you are taking and find out if they are causing ED.
  •  Metabolic syndrome and ED: This would include a combination of diabetes, obesity and hypertension that cause damage to blood vessels and nerves contributing to Erectile Dysfunction.
  •  Cigarette smoking, Alcohol and ED: Despite all the hype and commercials, please be aware that Alcohol and smoking does kill sexual function in men!
  •  Peyronie’s Disease: This appears as a lump within the penis causing a painful curvature when an erection is attempted. Pulse wave therapy would benefit these patients.
  • Nerve Damage from bicycle riding: Pressure on the nerves in the perineal area can cause damage and contribute to Erectile dysfunction.

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