Erectile Dysfunction: Glossary of Terms
In this glossary, WebMD defines terms associated with 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.
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.
Erectile Dysfunction Treatments for Men With Diabetes
WebMD looks at the treatments available for men with diabetes and erectile dysfunction.
Diabetes & Erectile Dysfunction
WebMD explains erections and the many ways that diabetes can cause erectile dysfunction.
Erection Problems: Talking With Your Partner - Topic Overview
Talking with your partner may help your erection problems (erectile dysfunction). Couples often assume that they each know what the other person likes when it comes to sex. Sometimes they are wrong. Don't assume. Tell your partner what you do and don't find pleasurable. Make time outside of the bedroom to talk about your sex life together. If you withdraw sexually because you are afraid of ...
Erection Problems: Questions Your Doctor May Ask - Topic Overview
Your health professional may ask questions about the type of erection problem (erectile dysfunction) you have. Examples include: Have you started taking any new medicines recently? Do you feel depressed or have a low mood or trouble sleeping? Are you having any difficulty or stress in your relationship or marriage? Did the erection problem start suddenly? How long have you been having erection ...
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?
Psychotherapy for Erection Problems - Topic Overview
Psychological issues may play a role in erection problems (erectile dysfunction). These issues may include depression, anxiety disorder, or another mental disorder.Men with these types of problems may benefit from therapy.Psychological treatment is most likely to be helpful for men who:Have an erect penis when they wake up in the morning.Can get a firm erection when masturbating.Have gone through a stressful major life event, such as divorce, separation, death of a loved one, change in job, or moving.Grew up in an environment where sex and sexuality were considered negative, wrong, or bad, or who were sexually or physically abused as a child.Lost their mother or father during early childhood.Have a history of serious relationship problems.Have a history of anxiety disorders or physical problems that have a psychological component (such as irritable bowel syndrome, migraines, asthma, or nervous bladder).The type of therapy and how long it lasts depends on what type of problem you have.
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 ...