Erectile dysfunction is a condition that men experience when they are unable to get and/or keep an erection firm enough for sexual intercourse. This condition is also commonly referred to as impotence. If you are concerned about your erectile dysfunction or other sexual health problems, a specialist at Ogden Clinic in Utah can review and treat your symptoms.
Erectile dysfunction can be caused by a myriad of factors ranging from physical to emotional. Sometimes the cause is actually a combination of these different factors, like a physical problem causing a psychological one. Generally speaking though, erectile dysfunction is caused by one of the following physical factors:
To properly diagnose erectile dysfunction, an Ogden Clinic doctor will use one of the following tests to determine the cause of the impotence, and the proper course of treatment.
Depending on your diagnosis, your doctor will recommend some form of treatment for your erectile dysfunction. There are oral medications available, including Viagra and Cialis. Other treatment options include testosterone replacement therapy, penile implants, penis pumps, aerobic exercise, alternative medicine, and psychological counseling.
An early diagnosis is the key to dealing with erectile dysfunction. If you would like to schedule an erectile dysfunction test, contact Ogden Clinic in Utah today.