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Erection Problems (Erectile Dysfunction) - Symptoms

Symptoms of erection problems include being unable to:

  • Have an erection, most of the time.
  • Keep an erection firm enough for sexual intercourse.
  • Keep an erection long enough to complete sexual intercourse.

Even with an erection problem, a man may still have sexual desire and be able to have an orgasm and to ejaculate.

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Yohimbe Bark Supplements for ED

For generations, the bark of the yohimbe tree, an evergreen native to western Africa, has been used as a remedy for erectile dysfunction (ED). Yohimbe bark extract, also known as yohimbine, is a dietary supplement. Made from yohimbe bark, it's sold under various names. Available without a prescription, its promoters claim it is an alternative remedy for ED. But whether it actually works is unclear. Yohimbe bark extract should not be confused with yohimbine hydrochloride, which is different from...

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    Last Updated: January 27, 2014
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