This condition often has multiple causes. Primary erectile dysfunction is organic in nature, often aggravated by psychogenic factors. The organic causes of the disease are as follows.

  • Cardiovascular diseases that cause insufficient blood filling of the cavernous bodies of the penis. These can be vascular pathologies, atherosclerosis, diseases of the vessels of the pelvic cavity.
  • Diseases of the nervous system (epilepsy, spinal injuries, multiple sclerosis).
  • Diseases of the respiratory system that cause respiratory retention during sleep.
  • Diseases of the liver.
  • Diseases of the thyroid gland.

The causes of psychogenic erectile dysfunction are:

  • Depression;
  • Anxiety Disorders, accompanied by panic attack, fear, social malaise;
  • post-traumatic mental disorder (arising from physical violence, death of a loved one, etc.).

Risk factors of erectile dysfunction are:

  • The use of certain medications (antihypertensives, drugs for the treatment of ulcers);
  • Pathologies chromosomal and hereditary disorders; Diabetes; cardiovascular Disease;
  • Obesity;
  • Decreased physical activity;
  • smoking;
  • regular Consumption of alcoholic beverages;
  • Harsh working conditions;
  • reduced resistance to stress;
  • the use of hormonal drugs;
  • injuries of the spine, pelvic area.

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