The following is a summary of information about erectile dysfunction and the various erectile dysfunction products available.
Why Does It Exist? Erectile dysfunction occurs when your penis or testicles become so hard that you cannot have an erection without help. It is one of the main causes of sexual dysfunction in men. It occurs most often after age 50 because it is the time the body becomes accustomed to having a penis that is larger. It is also called aging-related ED, which is the same thing as ED in men. The effects of ED include: Decreased blood flow and oxygenation in the penis (ejaculation) Increased blood pressure (high blood pressure causes blood to pool in the penis, and that can lead to ED) Reduced erectile tissue Erectile dysfunction can be caused by a number of factors, including: Lack of adequate testosterone Reduced levels of the sex hormone androgen (e.g. hypogonadism, reduced levels of testosterone) Depression (e.g. depression is often associated with the presence of ED) Increased levels of prolactin (e.g. increased prolactin levels can increase the risk of ED, especially in the elderly) Decreased bone density (e.g. bone density decreases in the penis as a result of ED, and ED can cause the loss of erectile tissue) The best way to tell the difference between a penis with ED and a normal one is by looking at it. A normal penis has all the normal features of a healthy penis (e.g.