Home Remedies for Impotence

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Many men deal with impotence and the experience of it can make a men feel as though he has lost his masculinity. Also known as erectile dysfunction, the condition of impotence can be treated. There are medical and non medical solutions to this type of problem. There are also many home remedies that a person can try. Impotence can be caused by emotional or medical circumstances.

There is no reason why men should feel abnormal if they experience this condition. Men of all ages can go through impotence or different levels of erectile dysfunction.

Erectile dysfunction can be caused by numerous conditions such as diabetes, chronic alcoholism, atherosclerosis, multiple sclerosis and kidney disease to name a few. Every man has an erection issue at some point in their life. An accident such as a spinal cord injury can also be the cause for erectile dysfunction in more active younger men.

Impotence can be treated with behavioral therapy, surgeries, psychotherapy, oral medicines, Viagra and more. Levitra and Viagra are popular and they both work to create a stronger blood flow within the penis. It is important to recognize that a man’s emotional state can also play a large role in erectile dysfunction. Men that are experiencing impotence can try some of these home remedies before going on a new form of medication.

•    Look over all the medications you are taking and ask your doctor if any of these medications can cause erectile dysfunction. Some medications can have these side effects. Medications such as antihistamines, tranquilizers, anti-depressants and appetite suppressants can all result in impotence.
•    Learn to relax more than usual. Stress can cause erectile dysfunction to occur, as well as high anxiety.
•    Avoid unhealthy patterns such as drinking too much alcohol. This can always be a factor in why you cannot have an erection.
•    Take the pressure off of sex. Sex can be too much pressure for some individuals and it can be considered a threat. Try intimate touching and cuddling for a less stress approach to performance issues.
•    Always talk about your feelings. The more things are bottled up inside, the more chance a man has of impotence. Talk about sex with your partner and do not hide anything.
•    Try doing relaxation techniques such as meditation or yoga. This is a great stress free way to find your center and get back on a healthy track.
•    Avoid drinking before having sex. Alcohol can depress the system and ruin your sexual functioning.
•    Try involving some fantasies in your love making. This can help spice things up for you and your partner, as well as giving you a good chance to maintain stability.

It is very important to be honest and open about impotence as it can damage one’s opinion of oneself. There are many therapists that deal with the issues that come with erectile dysfunction. Speak to your partner, speak to your therapist, and definitely consult with your general practitioner about any concerns you may have.

Article Last Modified Friday, February 26, 2010
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