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    You may be surprised at all the options for treating erectile dysfunction. These articles are about treating the condition -- and caring for the people who have it.

    Treatment

    Erectile dysfunction can be treated at any age. Treatment depends on your overall health and the underlying cause of the problem.

    Unfortunately, some men are reluctant or embarrassed to discuss sexual matters with their doctor. As a result, they don't get the help that could resolve their problem with ED.

    A better lifestyle may be all you need for stronger erections.

    Yes, it's the penis pump. Despite its drawbacks, the erectile dysfunction vacuum works very well for many men. Learn more about the pluses and minuses of this tried-and-true device.

    Penile prostheses -- penis implants -- offer a permanent solution to erectile dysfunction. There are more types than you may think.

    Surgery can improve the blood flow to the penis, thus improving erections.

    You may want to try these natural remedies as alternative treatments for erectile dysfunction.

    See what's in the development pipeline as researchers race to bring new erectile dysfunction drugs to market.

    For generations, the bark of the yohimbe tree, an evergreen native to western Africa, has been used as a remedy for ED.

    Alprostadil is a type of medicine that causes blood vessels to expand, increasing blood flow throughout the body. By increasing blood flow to the penis, alprostadil helps facilitate an erection.

    Cialis, Levitra, Staxyn, Stendra, and Viagra work by a similar mechanism to cause erections. There are subtle differences in how long the drug works and how quickly it works.

    Testosterone, bromocriptine, and cabergoline are hormonal treatments that may help with erectile dysfunction.

    Inadequate production of testosterone is not a common cause of erectile dysfunction; however, when ED does occur due to decreased testosterone production, testosterone replacement therapy may improve the problem.

    Horny goat weed is an herb that has been a traditional remedy in China for centuries. It’s used for low libido, erectile dysfunction, fatigue, pain, and other conditions.

    Good things usually happen when an intimate couple sees a sex therapist.

    Care

    It's called communication. Erectile dysfunction affects both partners in a relationship. Here's how to talk about it.

    Here's what you need to know if your partner suffers from erectile dysfunction.

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