Posted on Apr 19, 2022
Erection of penis is dependent on pumping of blood in the penis. This is a complex mechanism with various organs taking part in it. Stimulus starts from brain and is transmitted through nerves leading to secretion of hormones to pump blood to penis through blood vessels. So various diseases of brain, heart, blood vessels, hormones, nerves and local tissues may lead to insufficient pressure of blood in penis leading to erectile dysfunction. . Various drugs and some surgeries may lead to erectile dysfunctions. Your doctor will take your medical history, do physical examinations and may give you some medicines to cure these problems. Sometimes surgical procedures like penile prosthesis may be required.
There are few tips which you can do yourself to maintain good penile health:
Please note that if you are suffering from any sexual health issue, it is best that you consult a specialist. In numerous cases the reasons are psychological or hormonal and the same can be addressed through counselling and light medications. Please be open to discussing your issues with specialists. Ignoring or hiding your issues can have an adverse effect on your relationships, behavior and mental health.