Getting help for impotence

POSTED: 11:47 AM Nov 20 2012   UPDATED: 1:53 PM Dec 06 2012
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By Barbara Floria, Pure Matters

Many cases of impotence are the result of physical causes, such as problems with circulation or nerves. It can also be a symptom of a more serious medical problem, such as arteriosclerosis, cardiovascular disease or diabetes.

Other causes

These are other causes of impotence:

The likelihood of impotence increases with age, but the condition is not an inevitable result of aging.

Treatment options

There are several treatment options available. Your health and the cause of impotence will determine the right one for you. Here are some possible options:

Getting help

Embarrassment and patients' reluctance to discuss sexual problems contribute to under diagnosis and the problems continuing.

If you are experiencing impotence, there's a good chance you can be successfully treated. You owe it to yourself and your partner to discuss your condition with your family doctor or urologist.

Source: http://resources.purematters.com/healthy-body/sexual-health/getting-help-for-impotence