Erectile dysfunction affects around 150 million men worldwide. It is a common problem in aged people and people above 40 years of age. According to ayurveda, male has two roles in reproduction and sexual process. One is to derive pleasure for himself and for his partner through the sexual intercourse. The second role is about procreation by fertilization of ovum with sperm.
ED is problem that results in inability to sustain or achieve an erection for sexual activity.
Causes Of Erectile Dysfunction (ED)
Mainly physical, physiological and psychological factors play a role in developing erectile dysfunction. Achieving erection is a complex process. It involves the hormones, brain, muscles, emotions, mental health and blood vessels. Any problem that may occur in these organs can lead to failure of fruitful sexual activity.
Physical cause of ED
The common physical causes of ED include:
Abnormal levels of lipids in the blood
High blood pressure
Spinal cord injuries
Injuries of pelvic area
Prostate cancer or prostate hypertrophy
Excess alcohol use
Psychological causes of Erectile Dysfuntion (ED)
The mind plays a role in affecting physical events that result in erection. Some of following causes are responsible for erectile dysfunction.
Relationship problems that occurs due to family stress
ED is known as dhwajabhangam in ayurveda. Ayurveda believes that it may occur due to dietary causes as well. These include excess use of sour, heavy and salty foods. Moreover, consumption of incompatible foods and unsuitable foods can also lead to the erection problems. Other causes according to ayurveda include:
Drinking excess water
Excess use of milk products
Defective seminal tract
Weakness from illness
Coitus with animal
Excessive indulgence in sex
According to ayurveda, there are five types of erection problems:
Vatajam: It is caused by vata humor.
Pittajam: It is caused by pitta aggravation.
Kaphajam: It is caused by excess kapha in the body e.g. obesity
Rakthajam: It is caused by disorders of blood and heart such as high blood pressure or high cholesterol
Old age onset: It is natural to have a weaker erection in old age.
Symptoms of Erectile Dysfuntion (ED)
The symptoms of this disease include:
Persistent trouble of weaker erection
Unable to sustain erection
Loss of sexual desire
Reduced self confidence
Troubles in relationships
Ayurveda has many aphrodisiac medicines, which can help patients with erectile dysfunction and impotency. Some of ayurvedic treatments are given below.
The following poly herbal formula has helped many patients. You can get this formula from Pure Herbal Ayurved Clinic in Melbourne, Australia. The benefits and details of each ingredient are given as follows:
Ashwagandha (withania somnifera)
Ashwagandha has been used since 2000 years to treat erectile dysfunction in Indian Medicine and in some traditional and folk remedies. It boosts libido and increases longevity. It provides strength to the muscles of penis and helps in proper and strong erections. It further increases the time span of intercourse, so it is also beneficial for patients with problem of premature ejaculations. It is also helpful in cancer and improves immune system. Stress is an underlying cause of impotency and erectile dysfunction. Ashwagandha reduces stress level, so benefits to improve the stamina.
Kaunch beej (mucuna pruriens)
Kaunch beej increases male libido due to its aphrodisiac action. It is also helpful for people with low sperm count and decreased sperm mobility. Sometimes, hypertension becomes a cause of erectile dysfunction. Some anti-hypertensive medicines also result in loss of interest and erection problems. In these conditions, Kaunch beej is an excellent remedy. Likewise ashwagandha, it also reduces stress, anxiety and thus helps in treating psychological causes of erectile dysfunction as well.
Gokhshur (Tribulus terrestris)
Gokhshur is one of the most promising natural herbs used for sexual dysfunctions. It helps to treat muscular weakness. It makes erection stronger, so helps people with weaker penile erections. It is also used in male infertility, as it increases sperm count. It is also beneficial in early discharge and over excitement, which lead to premature ejaculation.
Kokilaskha (Hygrophila auriculata)
Kokilaksha helps to release nitric oxide in the body from nitrergic nerve endings and endothelium of the penis. It helps to increase the penile blood flow. Hence, it is very helpful in correcting sexual dysfunction.
Tulsi Beej (Ocimum Sanctum)
Tulsi seeds increases sperm formation, so it helps in male infertility. In importance, it works by increasing blood flow to the penis. It also provides strength to the penile muscles and prevents weaker erections. Moreover, it is a general tonic helpful in debility, loss of appetite, weakness of bones and muscles, etc.
Jaifal ( Nutmeg Tree)
Jaifal is a stimulant herbs used in erectile dysfunction. It encourages brain and nerves for penile erection, and corrects the blood circulation of penis.
Jwatri (Myristica Fragrans)
It is used in the formula to provide strength to the body and reduce the early discharge events.
Sudh kuchla (Nux-Vomica)
Likewise jaifal, it is also a stimulant. It works by increasing blood circulation. It also helps to increase the testosterone hormone level in the body.
Akarkara (Analycus Pyrethrum)
Akarkara, a stimulant herb brings sexual excitement, so it is very helpful in loss of libido and sexual interest. It also causes erections.
Shilajeet (Mineral Pitch)
Shilajeet in this poly herbal formula serves as a rejuvenation agent and reduces the aging related impotency. It gives strength to the penile musculature and increases the blood flow. It prevents fatigue after sexual intercourse. Moreover, it is also a general body tonic. It cures general debility, increase physical strength and stamina.
Shirodhara is used to relief stress related to impotency or erectile dysfunction.
Ayurvedic massage helps to reduce stress and increases body strength.
Following Ayurvedic recipes are highly helpful to cure ED (Erectile Dysfunction) gently, naturally and permanently with the help of herbs. One can buy all these Ayurvedic medicine in Australia from "Pure Herbal Ayurved Clinic" after consultation with Ayurvedic doctors.
Ksheerabala 101 capsules
Yoga is a well-established natural method that helps in treatment of a variety of diseases. It reduces stress, fatigue and passiveness of the body. It can increase sexual prowess by boosting confidence level of a person. Yoga poses helpful in erectile dysfunction are Sarvanga Asana or the shoulder stand, Supine head knee posture, Khandasana, Cobra Pose, Wind Releasing Pose and sun salutation.
Exercise: Daily morning walk and exercises improves blood circulation in the body. Exercises help to combat the erectile dysfunction. Some researches have shown that exercises help to get a stronger erection in many men.
A healthy diet: A healthy diet plays a crucial role in management of diseases. Include fruit, vegetables and natural organic foods in your daily meal.
A sound sleep: improper sleep patterns cause hormonal fluctuations. Take a sound sleep, go to bed on time, and wake up early in the morning.
Quit smoking: Smoking can be underlying cause of erectile dysfunction because regular habits of smoking causes narrowing of penile arteries. Therefore, quit smoking.
Limit alcohol use: Alcohol acts as depressant, so it may cause erectile dysfunction.
Contact the best Ayurvedic doctors of Australia to get rid off Erectile Dysfunction safely without using any harmful chemical. Our doctors have helped many clients with ED so far successfully.
Dr. Gurnam Saini
Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
MD Alternative Medicine
Panchkarma Detox Expert
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