If you are a man over the age of 40, one of the greatest fears you have is Sudden Erectile Dysfunction (SED). This condition affects 1 out of every 5 men in the world today. So, it is much more common than you would suspect. In this article, we will look at what SED is, its possible causes and what you can do about it. You don't have to go through life worrying about your ability to perform or your masculinity and have your self-esteem suffer.
What is Sudden Erectile Dysfunction?Sudden erectile dysfunction is the inability of a man to sustain indirection long enough for sexual intercourse at least 25% of the time. Having difficulty sustaining an erection from time to time is normal and should not be generally being a cause for concern. If the sudden loss of a penile erection continues or becomes more bothersome it is likely, a possible underlying health issue needs to be addressed.
SED can affect him and self-esteem, cause difficulty in relationships and while talking to a healthcare professional is uncomfortable. This is a necessary first step in order to correct this situation. SED may be a precursor to a more serious issue such as heart disease though in many cases it may be something as simple as interference from prescribed medicines you are ready taking.
Some of the things that can cause Sudden Erectile Dysfunction in today's world.
In the 21st century, man had lost many of the things that they used to consider necessary to being a man. Once a man was defined by his job or occupation, or his economic status and lifestyle.
After 2008 however, a man's occupation could change drastically or his entire career that took many years to develop could disappear overnight in the turbulent times that are occurring now, thus anxiety and job related stress accounts for many cases of erectile dysfunction.
Changing gender roles in society may make amends feel insecure and not sure of where he fits into society. Intimacy is becoming less and less in the world of smart phones and iPads and social networking.
The widespread availability of pornography is also taking a toll on man's ability to initiate a normal relationship with a member of the opposite sex. TV and Hollywood have given us unrealistic expectations in the expected sexual performance of a man and physical attractiveness of our potential sexual partners.
Coupled with this pollution, food additives such as Aspartame, and the easy availability of certain over the counter drugs also have a negative effects on a man's ability to achieve a penis erection perform in the bedroom.
Doctors are now in the habit of prescribing combinations drugs in order to overcome conditions such as obesity, high blood pressure, and depression. These drugs however may have side effects that can induce SED.
What Can You do About it?The first step in any treatment plan requires the identification and acknowledgment that a problem exists. The next step is to get help. This is usually done by visiting your personal Physician or a specialist in male health problems.
The next step is to work through their Physician's testing procedures and with this, you must maintain patience and a positive mental attitude.
Your healthcare provider may recommend changes in diet, exercise and the use of prescription pharmaceuticals.
This is where most men fail. Some men are unwilling to change and follow their Physician's directions, which often leads to a spiraling downward feeling of depression and hopelessness.
This is why it is vital to work with your Physician and follow the directions and medications in the manner that they are prescribed. Male ego can be a very powerful force for good but it can also be detrimental to getting the hell you need.
Dr. Dean Ornish summed it up at a conference on how to get people to implement changes needed to help them. He said "Change or Die" recognizing "True Change" does not occur unless near death events occur. However, this is impractical today to implement in a medical manner.
This means you have to take it upon yourself to understand that if you want that "True Change" to take place you have to do it yourself no one can do it for you.