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Erectile Dysfunction: It's Not Hard

Updated: Mar 15, 2021

Erectile dysfunction (ED) occurs when a man has difficulty getting and/or keeping an erection to the extent that he is unable to participate in penetrative sexual intercourse. This can happen to any man at any time during his life.


Physical causes of erectile dysfunction include:

  • Cardiovascular disease

  • Diabetes

  • Prescription medication

  • Smoking, alcohol or illicit (street) drugs

Psychological causes of erectile dysfunction include:

  • All types of stress or anxiety concerns can affect erectile functioning

  • Work, school, family, health, finances, etc.

Treatment options for erectile dysfunction include:

  • Correcting the underlying problems

  • Medical treatments

  • Counselling

  • Medicines (Sildenafil, Tadalafil, Vardenafil, etc)

  • Vacuum pump

  • Penile injections

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