16 Jun 2020

Symptoms & Causes of Erectile Dysfunction

What are the symptoms of erectile dysfunction?

Symptoms of ED include

Being able to get an erection sometimes, but not every time you want to have sex

- Being able to get an erection, but not having it last long enough for sex

- Being unable to get an erection at any time

ED is often a symptom of another health problem or health-related factor.
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is often a symptom of another health problem.
 

What causes erectile dysfunction?

Many different factors affecting your vascular system NIH external link, nervous system NIH external link, and endocrine system can cause or contribute to ED.

Although you are more likely to develop ED as you age, aging does not cause ED. ED can be treated at any age.

Certain diseases and conditions

The following diseases and conditions can lead to ED:

- Type 2 diabetes

Heart and blood vessel disease NIH external link

Atherosclerosis

High blood pressure

Chronic kidney disease

Multiple sclerosis NIH external link

Peyronie’s disease

Injury from treatments for prostate cancer NIH external link, including radiation therapy and prostate surgery

Injury to the penis, spinal cord, prostate, bladder, or pelvis

Surgery for bladder cancer NIH external link

Men who have diabetes are two to three times more likely to develop ED than men who do not have diabetes. Read more about diabetes and sexual and urologic problems.

Taking certain medicines

ED can be a side effect of many common medicines, such as

 

Blood pressure medicines NIH external link

Antiandrogens—medicines used for prostate cancer therapy NIH external link

Antidepressants NIH external link

Tranquilizers, or prescription sedatives—medicines that make you calmer or sleepy

appetite suppressants, or medicines that make you less hungry

ulcer medicines

View a list of specific medicines that may cause ED NIH external links.

The certain psychological or emotional issue

-Fear of sexual failure

-Anxiety 

-Depression 

-Guilt about sexual performance or certain sexual activities

-Low self-esteem

-Stress—about sexual performance, or stress in your life in general

Certain health-related factors and behaviors

The following health-related factors and behaviors may contribute to ED:

-Smoking

-Drinking too much alcohol

-Using illegal drugs

-Being overweight

-Not being physically active



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