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Erectile dysfunction treatment in Pakistan – Can it be Cured Permanently?

Medically reviewed by Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Shera.

There is a huge stigma and shame regarding sexual wellness in our country. For this reason, sexual disorders, such as Erectile Dysfunction in Pakistan are often left untreated by most men.

Erectile Dysfunction, also referred to as ED, is one of the most common sex problems reported. Around 30 million men all around the world are affected by it. Erectile Dysfunction treatment in Pakistan in the latest years has seen a lot of advancement. Even though it is still considered a taboo, most men instead of visiting a proper Urologist or consultant, take measures in their own hands to cure their ED such as finding the best medicine for Erectile Dysfunction in Pakistan through online searches and treat it themselves which can prolong the condition and cause adverse reactions.

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So, to truly understand what Erectile Dysfunction is and the causes of Erectile Dysfunction, we’ve compiled all the concerns and questions you may have below!

What is Erectile Dysfunction?

Erectile dysfunction (impotence) is the inability to get and keep an erection firm enough for sex. Many people experience it during times of stress. Sudden Erectile Dysfunction, especially among those who suffer from Erectile Dysfunction in 20s, owing to the stress, can be a sign of psychological or underling health problems that need treatment. It can also be a sign of emotional or relationship difficulties that you may want to address with a professional.

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Erectile Dysfunction Symptoms:

Some major symptoms of Erectile Dysfunction are as follows:

  • Problems in achieving an erection
  • Failing to Maintain the erection
  • Significantly lesser sex drive
  • Problems in Ejaculation such as delayed or premature ejaculation

The main causes of erectile dysfunction

Getting aroused is a process that involves the brain, hormones, muscles, blood vessels, and nerves. Erectile dysfunction can be a result of a problem within any of these things. Moreover, mental illnesses and stress can further deteriorate this problem.

Some of the physical causes of erectile dysfunction include heart disease, high cholesterol, obesity, high blood pressure, tobacco and alcohol use, etc. Psychological causes include anxiety in youth, depression, poor communication, and stress.

Although, causes of erectile dysfunction are directly linked with a person’s mental state, psychological condition, physical health, etc. However, one of the main reasons and causes of early erectile dysfunction are

  • Smoking
  • Obesity
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Diseases
  • High Cholesterol
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Overweight
  • Psychological Problems such as relationship problems, performance anxiety, porn addiction, stress, depression, psychiatric disorder, etc.
  • Neurologic Problems such as Parkinson’s Disease, Stroke, and Dementia
  • Vasculogenic Problems such as Arterial Insufficiency or poor blood flow to the penis, and Venous Leak, etc.
  • Drug associated issues such as blood pressure medication including Diuretics, Beta Blockers, and  Antidepressants/Antipsychotics/Anxiety Medication including TCA, MAO-I, and Lithium. (Source: National Center for Biotechnology Information)
  • Low Testosterone and Medications that block or reduce testosterone such as Leuprolide, Finasteride, and Spironolactone.
  • Alcohol
  • Traumatic Erectile Dysfunction caused by Pelvic fracture or penile fracture, Pelvic radiation, Priapism, Spinal Cord Injury, and Neuropathy from bicycle riding, etc.
  • Surgery Associated Problems such as Radical Prostatectomy, Aorto-iliac vascular surgery, and Proctocolectomy
  • Endocrine Issues such as Hypogonadism (low T), Thyroid Disorder, and Hyperprolactinemia

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Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction in Pakistan

Diagnosis of erectile dysfunction is extremely challenging because it is multifactorial and sometimes we cannot even really find the true cause. However, the major symptoms can tell if a person is having an ED or not. Also, the presence of major factors and causes contributing to erectile dysfunction indicates that a person may be suffering from ED but taking it as a taboo no one speaks about it

You can visit a urologist who can recommend the best erectile dysfunction medicine which can help with neurological erectile dysfunction, but for psychological erectile dysfunction, you must get treated by a proper psychologist and take therapy.

Some common lab tests for Erectile Dysfunction that physicians usually perform to diagnose it are:

  • Physical Exam
  • Blood Tests
  • Ultrasound
  • Overnight erection test
  • A questionnaire with/without a partner



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