Erectile Dysfunction: Glossary of Terms
In this glossary, WebMD defines terms associated with erectile dysfunction.
Erectile Dysfunction Treatments for Men With Diabetes
WebMD looks at the treatments available for men with diabetes and erectile dysfunction.
Discussing Erectile Dysfunction With Your Doctor
WebMD explains the importance of seeing your doctor if you suspect you have erectile dysfunction (ED), what to discuss, and how your doctor can help.
Diabetes & Erectile Dysfunction
WebMD explains erections and the many ways that diabetes can cause erectile dysfunction.
Atherosclerosis and Erectile Dysfunction
The link between atherosclerosis - the hardening of the body's arteries -- and erectile dysfunction is well known to doctors. If you have ED, understanding the connection might just save your life. WebMD explains.
Tests for Erection Problems
Tests for erection problems help determine a specific cause for a man's inability to achieve or maintain an erection (erectile dysfunction or impotence).
Sensual Exercises for Erection Problems - Topic Overview
Sensual exercises may help with erection problems (erectile dysfunction). Doing these with your partner may help you relax and focus more on the pleasurable touching of lovemaking than on the erection itself. Focusing too much on having an erection may make it difficult to have one. Sensual exercises may be most helpful if done in a soothing,relaxing,and playful atmosphere. Put on some ...
Sex Therapy for Erection Problems - Topic Overview
Sex therapy may be helpful for some men who have erection problems (erectile dysfunction). Sex therapy does not involve having sex with or in front of the sex therapist. It is also not long-term or open-ended therapy. It usually involves working with a therapist who recommends gradual steps to change sexual behavior. Sex therapy helps you understand and accept that emotions (such as anxiety ...
Erection Problems: Talking With Your Partner - Health Tools
Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Erection Problems: Should I Take Medicine?
How Erections Occur - Topic Overview
An erection occurs when your imagination or one or more of the senses (vision,hearing,touch,smell,taste) are stimulated and you become aroused. Your central nervous system sends nerve impulses that increase blood flow to your penis. The blood fills the spongy chambers (corpora cavernosa) in the penis,causing them to expand and become rigid. The veins that would normally drain blood from ...