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Erection Problems (Erectile Dysfunction) - Home Treatment

In some cases, occasional episodes of 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 by:

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 recommended.

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Discussing Erectile Dysfunction With Your Doctor

Nearly every man at some point has a problem getting or keeping an erection. There could be any number of reasons for it, ranging from fatigue, stress, or even side effects of a new medication. But as long as it's temporary and only happens occasionally, an erection problem is not generally a cause for concern. Some men, however, especially as they get older, experience a more frequent and longer lasting problem with erection known as erectile dysfunction or ED. ED refers to a man's inability to...

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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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Last Updated: May 14, 2012
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