Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the second most common cause of disability in the US.
This condition affects about 6 million people in the country.
ED has been identified as a major contributor to the cost of healthcare in the United States.
This article aims to provide information on the different treatments available to treat ED and discuss how you can be part of the solution.1.
What is erectile dysfunction?2.
Erectorrhoea: the problem of erectile discharge (discharge)3.
Dyspareunia: a condition caused by excessive discharge4.
Sexual dysfunction: a medical term referring to a disorder that is characterized by sexual pleasure or lack of sexual desire5.
Sexual arousal dysfunction: an area of dysfunction that occurs when the arousal is not accompanied by sexual arousal6.
Anal intercourse: the act of inserting a penis into another person’s anus or vagina.7.
Excessive erection: the condition of having an erection more than the normal amount (usually about 5 to 10 mm)8.
Hyperalgesia: an excessive desire for and excessive production of sex hormones9.
Dysfunctional orgasm: the state of having a normal orgasm but with ejaculation missing.10.
Sexual function: the quality or degree of satisfaction experienced by a person when using, using with, or in contact with the genitals11.
Sexual activity: the ability to have sexual intercourse, have an erection, or have an orgasm.12.
Sexual performance: the performance of sexual acts, usually including sexual intercourse and anal intercourse, of an adult person, either as part of sexual activities or to others.13.
Sexual pleasure: the subjective experience of an individual’s pleasure when he or she engages in sexual activity.14.
Dysfunction or dysfunction: the degree of impairment of a person’s ability to function, particularly physical, mental, or emotional health or the ability of that individual to perform at a level that is equal to that of an average person.15.
Sexual abuse: the violation of the sexual or intimate relationships of a child or youth.16.
Sexual dysfunctions: any abnormal or pathological state of the individual’s body or mind.17.
Sexual disorders: the conditions or behaviors of a condition, including emotional, physical, behavioral, and/or spiritual disorders, that are characterized by:1.
Disordered sexual behaviors (e.g., promiscuity, pornography, or premarital sex);2.
Disorganization, impulsivity, and poor judgment;3.
Abnormal sexual attitudes and behavior (e,g., sexual promiscuousness, or lack thereof);4.
Unusual thoughts or actions (e., pornography, masturbation, sexual fantasies, or sexual acts with other people);5.
Distractibility, confusion, or difficulty in thinking clearly;6.
Disturbed or confused thinking;7.
Problems concentrating or remembering things (e), concentrating or recalling details (e);8.
Poor memory for details or information;10.
Difficulty with understanding, speaking, or writing;11.
Difficulty in social interaction, including interpersonal relationships;12.
Disinterest in sex;13.
Disinhibited sexual behavior, including inappropriate sexual behaviors;14.
Sexually transmitted diseases: a sexually transmitted infection (STD);15.
Drug abuse: addiction to, use of, or use of illicit drugs;16.
Substance abuse: dependence on or abuse of alcohol, drugs, or other controlled substances;17.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): a post-traumatic disorder associated with the effects of witnessing, experiencing, or being affected by an event of combat, terrorism, or war;18.
Genetic predisposition: an inheritance of the condition caused or exacerbated by a history of illness, trauma, or death.19.
Psychological disorders: disorders that affect the individual and/ or a family member.20.
Sex work: the exploitation of a human or domestic worker by a commercial sex act.21.
Erotic practices: the activities of providing sexual services for sexual purposes.22.
The sexual practices of: a) the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community, including, but not limited to, sexual relationships with women, men, or transvestites, and the relationships of those individuals with people of different sexual orientations; b) the broader adult gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, or persons who identify as LGBTQI or who identify with a gender non-conforming identity, including members of the broader community; c) the community of those with disabilities, including those with physical, psychological, emotional, or intellectual disabilities; d) persons with mental or developmental disabilities; e) persons who experience sexual violence or abuse, and those with HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections; f) those with a history or current history of incarceration or homelessness.23.