Erectile dysfunction is categorized as male sexual dysfunction. This disorder is marked by inability of a man to get or to keep an erection. Although this disorder is mostly happen as we get older, but this disorder is not natural part of aging. Nowadays, erectile dysfunction is regarded the obvious symptom of heart problem. That is, if you have erectile dysfunction, most probably you also have heart problem.
As the name suggest, so the one and only symptom of the Erectile dysfunction is the inability of a man getting and keeping and erection. The definition of erection itself is not simple. Men are said to have good erection if he can maintain the erection as long as need for a sexual activity.
In order to get a good erection, the tissue of penis must have enough blood. So, if somebody have erection problem, then it must be there is something wrong with his cardiovascular. The cause of erectile dysfunction can be divided into 2 main group i.e. physical and psychological factors. The physical cause of erectile dysfunction including heart disease, Clogged blood vessels, High cholesterol, High blood pressure, and diabetes. Psychological cause of erectile dysfunction including stress, depression, and anxiety.
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ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT FOR ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION (ED)
The acupuncture treatment is considered to be an effective treatment to cure erectile dysfunction because as we know the erectile dysfunction is caused by lack of blood flow into the penis tissue. At another side, the aim of the acupuncture treatment is to improve the blood flow or blood circulation. The acupoints choosen in this treatment would be the acupoints on the legs and abdomen. The course of the treatment will last for 12 sessions during 6 weeks. After receiving series of treatment, the erectile dysfunction could be improved.4
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