In some cases, occasional
erection problems can be treated at home,
without a doctor's help. But do involve your partner in the
process. And don't be embarrassed about seeking professional help if erection
problems are consistent and troublesome. You may be able to help yourself
Some men may try methods available in health food stores or
through magazine ads. Most of these methods have never been
medically proved to work. They may be unsafe, and they are often expensive. They are not
Making lifestyle changes such as quitting smoking and drinking less alcohol can also help make erection problems less likely. To learn more, see Prevention.
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