Posted On : 03 April, 2013
Erectile dysfunction is a condition of male sex organ when it has trouble with erection. Erectile dysfunction is an inability to keep an erection or get sufficient erection for penetration. It is common problem in old age but some young men are also suffering from erectile dysfunction.
There is no best erectile dysfunction treatment in conventional medicine but modern medicine has some medicines that have instant results but after that, their effects or results are decreased. This is a common problem with modern medicine. Moreover, these medicines have some side effects.
Many people are hesitating to discuss their problem with their physicians about sex. But if you have problem of erectile dysfunction, you should tell your physician so that it can be treated on time. Erectile dysfunction can be a sign of other diseases as well. These problems may be untreated if you do not let your doctor to know about your sexual life. The associated problems with erectile dysfunction may be physical or psychological or both.
What are reasons behind problem of ED?
There are following reasons that cause erectile dysfunction
1. Excessive Alcohol use or smoking or drug abuse
3. Anxiety and stress
4. Erectile dysfunction is caused by lack of blood flow to the penis. Some associated problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity or cardiac diseases cause problem of decreased blood flow to the penis.
When erectile dysfunction is considered normal:
Occasional bout of erectile dysfunction is normal when it occur for a short period. But if the problem persists and you experience frequently lack of erections, then it indicate a problem and need to be treated.
What type of conventional treatment available?
Oral medicines, vacuum devices, counselling and penile injection are conventional treatment of erectile dysfunction. Oral medicine like sildenafil can temporary boost sexual performance but it has no long-term effects. It has some adverse effects too such as dizziness, headache, heartburn, sleeping problems, nosebleeds, oedema especially on ankles or feet etc. Usage of penile vacuum devices can cause blue mark or bruising on the penis’s shaft. Moreover, it can decrease force of ejaculation. Penile injection has common side effect of painful erections.
Ayurvedic treatment of erectile dysfunction:
Ayurveda believes in long-term results rather than temporary relief from a problem. Therefore, ayurvedic treatment has main motive of curing underline cause erectile dysfunction rather than treating symptoms. So you need to consult ayurvedic physician for best erectile dysfunction treatment.
Ayurvedic treatment will be different for every individual because ayurveda treat a person according to body constitution and prominent symptom of bodily humours or defects. By this, person can get permanent relief from erectile dysfunction. Ayurvedic treatment involves counselling, organic herbs and ayurvedic formulations.
Indian ginseng, ficus bengalensis or myristica fragrans are also used to treat erectile dysfunction. Indian ginseng possesses alkaloid named as withanoids. These withanoids give strength to the penile musculature and increase natural blood flow to the penis by which person can get natural erections. Its effects are not like western medicine, it works for long time if consumed in proper dosage but western medicines have instant effect having long-term side effects.
Why only ayurvedic treatment for erectile dysfunction
You can get better treatment in ayurveda or permanent solution to your ailment. Ayurvedic treatment includes changes in diet and lifestyle. Moreover, it includes organic ayurvedic herbs and other preparations. The precious thing in ayurvedic treatment is dietary changes to healthy diet.
Ayurvedic physician will recommend you food according to your body constitution and diet suits you in erectile dysfunction, which aids to improve your sexual performance. Some ayurvedic tips are given below:
1.Be regular in exercise at least 30 minutes a day.
2. Avoid sour, spicy, hot and bitter foods.
3. Have a good sleep at least 7 to 8 hours a day.
4.Taking some rest between two consecutive intercourses aids to enhance performance. Ayurveda recommends keep a gap of 3 to 4 days between two consecutive lovemakings.
5.There are some herbal and ayurvedic formulations, which are used to enhance performance and keep person sexually healthy, you can use these as per recommendation of ayurvedic physician.
6. Food having sweet taste, nuts and milk products keep person sexually healthy for a whole life.
7. Do some meditations regularly to keep your mind stress free. It will help you to get rid of tensions, which cause a vital role in erectile dysfunction. If you are free your stress, keep yourself happy, it will enhance libido, and solve a problem of psychologically caused erectile dysfunction.
It is recommended you should use any kind of herbs or herbal formulation under the guidance of your ayurvedic or herbal physician. As each herb has specific effects inside the body and other associated problems should be diagnosed. Therefore, your doctor can decide best erectile dysfunction treatmentfor you as per your associated problems.
Dr Gurnam Singh Saini
Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
MD Alternative Medicine
Panchkarma Detox Expert
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