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Erectile Dysfunction & Loss of Libido

The most common sexual dysfunctions in men are the loss of libido and erection problems (erectile dysfunction-impotence).

Loss of libido is a disorder that can be seen at any age. Loss of libido can be observed due to certain systemic diseases, hormonal disorders, social problems, psychological and neurological disorders and some drugs. Discovering and treating the underlying cause is the main treatment method for these problems.

Erectile dysfunction is a condition that is mostly seen after the age of 40 and in order to call it ‘erectile dysfunction’, it is necessary to have at least 6 months of inability to achieve penile rigidity enough to provide satisfactory sexual intercourse.

What are the Causes of Erectile Dysfunction?

Erectile dysfunction is caused by either psychosocial or physical (organic) problems. Physical conditions include vascular, neurological, hormonal or penile problems. 

Some of the most common risk factors of erectile dysfunction include: 

  • Smoking
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Stressful life
  • Certain medications and disorders

What Are the Treatment Options for Erectile Dysfunction?

The most important point for the treatment of erectile dysfunction is to discover the underlying cause of the erection problem. After revealing the cause, success can be achieved even with some changes in lifestyle (diet, sports, etc.).

Treatment options include;

  • Medical treatments
  • Penile PRP: Injecting the plasma part of the patient’s own blood, which is obtained by centrifugation, in repetitive sessions.
  • ED-SWT: Increasing the blood flow and oxygenation of the penis by using electromagnetic waves in repetitive sessions.
  • Penile implants