The inability to get and maintain an erection firm enough for sex. Not uncommon for men to have difficulty with erections on occasion however persistent inability can result in stress, confidence issues and lead to relationship issues. Erectile dysfunction can also be because of an underlying condition affecting heart disease.
Approximately 40% of men are affected at age 40 and nearly 70% of men are affected at age 70. The National Health and Social Life Survey found that men ages 50 to 59 were more than 3 times as likely to experience erectile problems. This study concluded that sexual dysfunction is an important public health concern.
Given the numerous causes it is essential that men get evaluated and have a customized treatment plan made. The evaluation will consist of a telemedicine visit, laboratory testing, and subsequent recommendations for the best treatment plan.
There are many oral medications which have been developed with excellent results. Also, injectable medications have further markedly improved erectile dysfunction.
Please schedule a telemedicine visit (fill out pre-visit questionnaire), by calling/texting (708) 719-1623 or by emailing us at [email protected]
. You may also self-schedule on our online portal.