Sexual dysfunction in men can occur at any age. If you’re experiencing difficulty with ejaculation or have a low sex drive, urology expert Dr. Jenelle Foote offers numerous treatment options for improving function and restoring your sexual desire at Midtown Urology in Atlanta, Georgia. Call today or book an appointment online.
For men, sexual dysfunction is a condition that inhibits their ability to attain sexual satisfaction caused by a physical or psychological issue. You can develop sexual dysfunction at any age, but it’s more common as you get older.
Common causes of sexual dysfunction include:
The types of sexual dysfunction in men include:
It’s normal to have difficulty getting an erection occasionally, but if your inability to get or sustain an erection is chronic and affecting your relationship it may be erectile dysfunction (ED). ED is also referred to as impotence and is one of the most common forms of sexual dysfunction in men, affecting nearly 30 million men in the United States.
Causes of erectile dysfunction can be emotional, hormonal, or physical and include:
If you’re a smoker, obese, or inactive, you’re at an increased risk of developing ED.
Treatment for your sexual dysfunction depends on the cause and may include:
If your sexual dysfunction is the result of a psychological problem or an issue with your relationship, Dr. Foote may recommend therapy.
Lifestyle changes can also help improve sexual health, including engaging in regular activity and eating a healthy diet. If you smoke, Dr. Foote recommends that you quit.
For medical treatment for your sexual dysfunction, call the office or book an appointment online.