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What is erectile dysfunction?

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Erectile dysfunction, also known as ED or impotence, is when you can’t get or keep an erection. It can have a big effect on your sex life, and that of your partner. As many as 30 million American have ED. Nearly all men may on occasion experience difficulty with an erection. But almost everyone who seek treatment find some relief.

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National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: "Aromatherapy May Make Good Scents, But Does It Work?"

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Reviewed by Nazia Q Bandukwala on July 15, 2020

SOURCES:

National Kidney & Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse: "Erectile Dysfunction."

Montague, D. Journal of Urology, July 2005.

Ginsberg, T. Medical Clinics of North America, September 2006.

Albersen M. Medical Clinics of  North America, January 1, 2011.

Heidelbaugh J. American Family Physician, February 01, 201.

Lee M. BJU International,  August 11,-2009.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: "Aromatherapy May Make Good Scents, But Does It Work?"

Rakel, R. Textbook of Family Medicine, 8th ed, W.B. Saunders Company, 2011.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: "Ginkgo."

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: "Asian Ginseng."

Bope, E, Kellerman, R. Conn's Current Therapy 2012, 1st Edition, Saunders, 2011.

Reviewed by Nazia Q Bandukwala on July 15, 2020

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