Common Causes of ED (Erectile Dysfunction)
Erectile dysfunction refers to a man’s lack of ability to maintain an erection sufficient enough to engage in sexual intercourse.
Difficulty in achieving an erection does not cause for concern as it is a common problem across the globe.
However, if the problem occurs regularly, then it is advisable to seek medical attention. To avoid having an erectile disorder, it is important that you educate yourself on the common cause of ED.
There are many causes that can bring forth- both psychological and physical. Studies have revealed that 85 per cent of impotence cases are linked to physical difficulties.
Men are unable to get an erection when they're inefficient flow of blood in their body, which can be caused by various underlying health difficulties.
Common heart problems are attributed to common cause of ED; this includes high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart diseases, and clogged blood vessels.
Another risk factor for impotence is diabetes. In fact, males suffering from impotence are more likely to get a stroke or a heart attack.
Erectile dysfunction can also be linked to a number of neurologic and central nervous system disorders such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson’s disease.
Other causes are hormonal related-for instance when the pituitary gland produces very high-levels of prolactin and testosterone in low levels.
Physical injuries or trauma, particularly those that involve damage of the spinal cord or the pelvic region–may lead to nerve damage thereby causing male erectile disorder.