Natural Ways To Combat Erectile Dysfunction
Jan 01, 2016
Erectile dysfunction is a very common condition that is also known as impotence. Erectile dysfunction is the inability to achieve and maintain an erection. Many men are too embarrassed to discuss erectile dysfunction as they feel that it undermines their masculinity.
Finding solutions to this condition is far from new as the Ancient Egyptians resorted to applying crushed crocodile hearts to their penis. Fortunately we have access to medication that can treat erectile dysfunction today but as with everything, simple lifestyle changes can alleviate the condition naturally.
You can improve your general health in the following ways:-
Have Plenty Of Exercise
Exercise is renowned as a wonderful natural way to improve the condition of your body. Studies have shown that a two mile walk every day is enough to improve your physical health. Reducing the size of your waist through exercise can have a profound effect on combating erectile dysfunction
Eat A Balanced Diet
We often know what a balanced diet involves but tend to choose less healthy options in our everyday eating habits. Dr. Mucher says.
‘A diet rich in fruit, veggies, whole grains, and fish, and with fewer servings of red meat and refined grains, decreases the risk for ED’. (Source: everydayhealth.com
). A healthy diet can also reduce your weight which is also beneficial to combating erectile dysfunction.
Sleep deprivation reduces the production of testosterone which in turn causes erectile dysfunction
. Adopting a regular sleep schedule will not only improve your general health it will also encourage the natural release of hormones which are regulated by your body’s internal clock.
Give Up Smoking
The chemicals in cigarettes can cause vascular disease which in turn causes erectile dysfunction.
Basically smoking narrows blood vessels restricting the flow of blood round the body and of course the penis. If you decide that sex is more important than smoking there is lots of support available from your doctor who suggest effective ways to give up smoking.
Regulate your Alcohol Intake
Alcohol is both your friend and enemy when it comes to romantic liaisons. On the one hand it reduces inhibitions and loosens your tongue allowing you to confidently seduce your partner. However too much alcohol reduces nitrous oxide production resulting in erectile dysfunction
and you not living up to your claims of being an Adonis.
Check Side Effects Of Medicine
If you are being treated for any medical conditions then it would be very useful for you to check to see if the medication you are taking causes side effects that promote erectile dysfunction
. If this is the case you may be able to ask your doctor for a
By looking after yourself you will automatically become more healthy and will become less stressed, making it easier for you relax and enjoy your love life.
By Parv Sagoo (August 2017)