Erectile Dysfunction Treatments in Las Vegas
What is Erectile Dysfunction?
Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is the inability to achieve or maintain an erection adequate for sexual activity. Approximately 50% or more of men over age 40 suffer from ED to some degree. This prevelance is even higher in men with diabetes and has an earlier onset in this group. Other risk factors for ED including hypertension, heart disease and depression. Smoking and alcohol use and stress also contribute to ED. Medications such as hydrochlorthiazide, beta blockers and cholestrol lowering medication (statins) can affect the quality of erections.
What are treatment options for Erectile Dysfunction?
Approach to erectile dysfunction should start with addressing the risk factors above. Treatment should always start with a healthy diet, low in animal fat and protein, exercise, cessation of smoking and reduction or cessation of alcohol consumption. If medical therapy is necessary, Viagra, Levitra, Cialis and now Stendra can be effective if dose titrated and used properly. If medical therapy fails, vaccum erection devices or direct injections into the penis are considered. Ultimately, if all prior therapy has failed, surgery if a viable option. Implant of an inflatable penile prosthesis can allow men to have reliable erections and to resume sexual activity
Surgical treatment for Erectile Dysfunction
Men are often frustrated and discouraged after trying multiple treatments for Erectile Dysfunction. There remains a solution even If all non-invasive treatments have failed. An inflatable penile prosthesis (IPP) can put the control back in your hands. The IPP allows you to maintain an erection as long as you want. It can be activated on the spot and allows you to have a spontaneous sex life again. Dr Lesani used the American Medical System (AMS) line of penile prosthesis as well as the Coloplast products. For detailed information on these products please go to the appropriate website:
Coloplast - www.coloplast.us