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Erectile dysfunction or commonly referred to as impotence is a temporary or in some cases permanent condition, where the male partner is unable to get and keep an erection sustained for sexual activities. The condition is more found in men with chronic conditions like Diabetes, Hypertension, heart diseases and decreased HDL levels. In cases where the condition is temporary or occurs occasionally, it is not a cause for concern. But a visit to the Urology doctor for ed problems is mandatory if otherwise, preferably at a urology outpatient clinic. It is imperative that you overcome the embarrassment of erectile dysfunction Chennai, and awkwardness in discussing your condition with the Physician and get it treated at the earliest.

How do you know it is time to stop neglecting?

When you experience the symptoms of:

  • Difficulty in initiating and sustaining an erection
  • Reduced sexual desire
Erectile Dysfunction

Impotence Causes:

  • As a complication of chronic conditions like Diabetes, Hypertension, heart diseases etc.,
  • Complication of radiation therapy for Cancers especially prostate cancer
  • Lower spinal cord injury
  • Psychological disturbances like depression, anxiety, stress, Sleep disorders etc.,
  • Hormonal disturbances: Some of the patients with erectile dysfunction might also have reduced testosterone levels.
  • Medications like antihypertensive and antipsychotic agents
  • Smoking, Alcohol and other forms of substance abuse
  • High cholesterol
  • Obesity
  • Conditions like Parkinson's disease, Multiple sclerosis
  • Metabolic syndrome — a condition with increased blood pressure, high insulin levels, body fat around the waist and high cholesterol
  • Peyronie's disease — development of scar tissue inside the penis
  • Erectile dysfunction along with retrograde ejaculation is common in diabetic patients and it is indicative of damage to nerves – Diabetic neuropathy. The frequency of the condition of erectile dysfunction increases with age and with the duration of diabetes and this might be present in the absence of other signs and symptoms of Diabetic neuropathy too.

Impotence Prevention:

No problem is without a solution, but a wiser action would be to avoid the problem in the first place. To prevent the issue of Erectile dysfunction, adopt healthy lifestyle practices like:

  • Manage your chronic conditions like diabetes, hypertension by regularly following up with your doctor.
  • Stop smoking, limit or avoid alcohol, and do not use illegal drugs.
  • Prevent obesity by regular physical activity
  • Get help if you are experiencing long periods of stress, anxiety, sleeplessness etc.,


During treatment, the person with the condition will first be advised erectile dysfunction test in Chennai, and later be advised of the preventive measures suggested above. Also, oral medications, self-injections and hormonal replacement therapy will be prescribed. Surgery is considered an option in extreme cases, to treat the causes. In some cases, where medications do not give favourable results, Vacuum constriction devices will be suggested, the working of which will be clearly explained by the physician.



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