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What should you do if you think you have erectile dysfunction?

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If you think you have ED, a good first step is to talk with your doctor. Your treatment will depend on what’s causing it.

You may find that simple lifestyle changes will help, like losing weight, drinking less alcohol, or quitting smoking.

If a medication is causing your ED, your doctor may lower your dose or try a different drug altogether.

From: Erectile Dysfunction Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

FDA: "Hidden Risks of Erectile Dysfunction ‘Treatments’ Sold Online."

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NKUDIC): "Erectile Dysfunction."

Sexual Medicine Society of North America: SexHealthMatters: "Treating Erectile Dysfunction" and "Vacuum Devices: Erectile Dysfunction."

UrologyHealth.org: "What Are Some Non-Surgical Treatments?"

Erectile Dysfunction Guideline Update Panel: “The management of erectile dysfunction: an update,” American Urological Association Education and Research, Inc., Baltimore, Md., 2005.

Steers, W. , 2002. Reviews in Urology

National Library of Medicine: "Yohimbe."

Nunes, K.P. , December 2010. The Journal of Sexual Medicine

Reviewed by William Blahd on September 8, 2017

SOURCES:

FDA: "Hidden Risks of Erectile Dysfunction ‘Treatments’ Sold Online."

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NKUDIC): "Erectile Dysfunction."

Sexual Medicine Society of North America: SexHealthMatters: "Treating Erectile Dysfunction" and "Vacuum Devices: Erectile Dysfunction."

UrologyHealth.org: "What Are Some Non-Surgical Treatments?"

Erectile Dysfunction Guideline Update Panel: “The management of erectile dysfunction: an update,” American Urological Association Education and Research, Inc., Baltimore, Md., 2005.

Steers, W. , 2002. Reviews in Urology

National Library of Medicine: "Yohimbe."

Nunes, K.P. , December 2010. The Journal of Sexual Medicine

Reviewed by William Blahd on September 8, 2017

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