How to tell if you have secondary erectility disorder (EDD)
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They usually develop when a man stops using a lot of sex and other physical activities.
But for many men, it can be a serious problem.
EDD symptoms may include difficulty orgasming and ejaculating during sex, loss of control or erectile function and/or loss of libido.
The symptoms of EDD may also be present at other times, but may manifest differently during the same time.
The causes of EDDs are unknown.
EDDs can occur when there is too much or too little testosterone in the body.
Some of the most common reasons are because of a hormone imbalance, or when a woman’s body produces too much of a male hormone called gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) that is produced in response to a low level of testosterone.
Other reasons include an imbalance in the level of estrogen and other hormones, or the presence of an infection, trauma or drug use.
But most men who develop EDDs have a combination of both causes.
“Some people have EDDs because of too much testosterone,” said Dr. Eric Zegl, an endocrinologist at the University of North Carolina.
“They have low levels of estrogen in their bodies.
But some men have a low estrogen level.
They have low testosterone levels.”
EDD is often mistaken for a genetic disorder, but there is no genetic cause.
“People often think EDD just happens to them because they have low estrogen levels,” Zegle said.
“But if you look at EDD, you’re not seeing an estrogen deficiency, you have a high testosterone level.”
In fact, low testosterone and high estrogen levels are often linked to EDD.
“There’s a large amount of research on the impact of testosterone and other sex hormones on the brain,” Zagl said.
ED Doses are usually under 2,000 milligrams per day, Zegler said.
But if you’re over that, it’s a problem.
“If you’re taking it for more than two weeks, your body can’t make enough of it,” he said.
Other signs of ED can include difficulty falling asleep, a sudden change in mood or sexual desire, a change in libido, difficulty orgasms and ejaculation, and a change to your body temperature.
But because the cause of ED is not known, men with EDD should get tested and treated to see if they have a problem, said Dr, Dr. Peter Wills, an ED doctor and vice president of the American Society for Sexual Medicine.
ED can cause a variety of side effects.
“The side effects of ED are usually mild,” Zigl said, adding that they can include headache, fatigue, sleep disturbances, irritability, dry mouth, fatigue and low libido for a few weeks.
“What they’re not usually worried about is the potential side effects,” Zags said.
Some people experience sexual side effects from EDD as well.
Some ED patients have difficulty getting erections and ejaculations, he said, but this is a very common problem in men who use more than 10 times the daily amount of testosterone they normally use.
“It’s more common in men with low testosterone,” Zigs said.
Women who use too much sex also can experience EDD side effects, especially when they have other medical conditions, like osteoporosis, high cholesterol or diabetes.
“Women who use a lot more than men should also be tested,” Zug said.
However, it is not possible to tell a woman from a man based on her ED symptoms.
Doctors don’t know how many EDs there are in the U.S. or the extent to which the disorder affects men or women.
ED is often confused with other conditions, such as obesity, high blood pressure or high cholesterol, and people often confuse it with sexual dysfunction.
“In men, ED is a symptom of an underlying problem,” Zieg said.
That problem can include problems like low libidos, low self-esteem, low energy or anxiety, or poor hygiene, said Wills.
“A lot of times, when you think of ED, you think, ‘Well, this is why guys don’t orgasm,’ ” Wills said.
Men who have ED may also experience sexual difficulties, like increased libido and an inability to climax, or may be unable to get an erection because of the problems they’re having.
“That’s not really a fair description of how ED is associated with sexual problems,” Zogles said.
People with ED also may have other health problems, including cardiovascular problems, osteoporsis, a heart condition or diabetes, and more.
Most people with ED can’t feel pleasure during sex and don’t have erections or ejaculations.
However if a woman is experiencing a sexual problem, she may need to have an IVF procedure to have her eggs fertilized, said Zeglas.
A doctor can also perform IVF to