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Erectile problems are not uncommon - most men experience difficulties with getting and keeping an erection now and then. If the problems persist you may be suffering from erectile dysfunction.
When you get an erection, the blood within your penis increases. If for any reason the blood flow is limited, your penis will not get erect. This can have various causes, from tiredness and stress to an underlying health problem. Up to half of all men aged between 40 and 70 suffer from erectile dysfunction.
There are several erectile dysfunction medications which can help you overcome ED and help you get an erection. All ED drugs currently licensed in the UK essentially work in the same way.
Viagra, Cialis and Levitra all work by increasing the flow of blood into the penis and they only work if you are sexually aroused.
These medications are prescription-only drugs and you need to consult a doctor before you take any of them. You can either visit your GP or use our quick and easy online assessment. Our online doctor will review your health information and approve the treatment which is right for you.
Whether it is possible to cure erectile dysfunction depends on why you are experiencing problems. If the cause is an underlying problem such as high blood pressure, treating this will most likely improve your symptoms. If you are experiencing difficulties due to stress or anxiety, reducing the amount of pressure you are under could cure your erectile dysfunction.
However, for some men, erectile problems may persist and represent a permanent challenge. This is more likely to be the case if you are over 60. Erectile dysfunction drugs can help you manage your condition and prevent it from affecting your relationships.
Viagra can be used as frequently as once a day every day and usually works within thirty minutes. The effects last for about 4 hours. Viagra is the most well-known and popular of the erectile dysfunction medicines. It contains the active ingredient sildenafil, which is also available as unbranded sildenafil tablets.
Cialis usually works in fifteen to thirty minutes, so it is slightly faster than Viagra and Levitra. The effects of Cialis also last longer – up to thirty six hours - which make this a popular choice for many men.
At a low dose of 5mg, Cialis can be taken daily. Cialis daily is suitable for men who have taken Cialis before and who have sex more than twice a week.
Like Viagra, Levitra usually works within just over half an hour. The effects last for about 5 hours (an hour longer than Viagra). Levitra has been specifically shown to be effective in men with diabetes, although this does not mean that Viagra and Cialis will not work for men with diabetes.
Spedra works in the same way as other erectile dysfunction drugs and contains a similar active ingredient. Spedra contains avanafil, which increases blood flow to the penis and widens your blood vessels. It takes effect within half an hour.
The symptoms of erectile dysfunction are characterized by regularly not being able to get or keep a firm enough erection to have sex. Failing to get an erection occasionally (for example, as a result of drinking too much alcohol), or less than once every five times, is generally not considered to be erectile dysfunction.
Erectile dysfunction, sometimes called ED or impotence, is very common.
Just under seventy percent of men aged over 70, and thirty to fifty percent of men aged between 40 and 70, will experience it at least once in their life. Sadly, it is estimated that only a quarter of all men experiencing erectile dysfunction seek treatment.
Often, erectile dysfunction is a symptom of more serious health issues, so your doctor might want to do further tests to find the cause of your ED.
Causes of erectile dysfunction include heart and blood circulation conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, obesity, depression, or from a lifestyle that features things like smoking, drinking, drugs, overwork, stress, or anxiety. Often the cause is both psychological and physical.
Erectile dysfunction can also be caused by damaged veins and arteries that constrict the blood’s flow to the penis, due to deposits of waste and deteriorated erectile tissue. Another cause could be an injury that has damaged the nerves in the pelvic area. It is uncommon for ED to be caused by a lack of male hormones (testosterone).