Erectile Dysfunction: Concomitant and Related Diseases

Sexual health of a man is an integral part of his life, which affects the emotional state and general health. Any problems with erection may adversely affect both the relationship with a sexual partner, and the entire social life. The main reason for weakened erection is the development of erectile dysfunction. This sexual disorder comes with a number of concomitant diseases and it can be caused by other illnesses and/or disorders.

Concomitant diseases to erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction prevents the normal physical reaction of a male body to sexual desire. It means that you can’t have or have a weaker erection. Such disorder can be caused by multiple reasons. But most dangerously erectile dysfunction is usually accompanied by many disorders. Among the major concomitant diseases of erectile dysfunction are:

  • Prostatitis;
  • Prostate cancer;
  • Diabetes;
  • Hypertension;
  • Osteochondrosis;
  • Varicocele;
  • Hemorrhoids.

Please, if you have any signs of erectile dysfunction immediate go to a qualified healthcare specialist to prevent the development of any concomitant disorders that can lower the quality of your life.

Related disorders to erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction is the inability to achieve and/or maintain an erection sufficient for satisfactory sexual activity. This sexual disorder can be triggered by a number of disorders, diseases and illnesses. Among the common related diseases of erectile dysfunction are:

  • Microsurgical reconstruction of vessels of the penis in vascular erectile dysfunction (impotence);
  • Hemodynamic disorder after surgery;
  • Spinal cord injuries;
  • Multiple sclerosis;
  • Pasqualini syndrome;
  • Hyperprolactinemia;
  • Lowered testosterone levels;
  • Various types of arteriovenous anastomoses;
  • Obesity – most overweight men suffer from different forms of impotence;
  • Smoking addiction – among smokers impotence occurs in 15-20% more likely than non-smoking men.

There are also pills that can cause erectile dysfunction – antihypertensives (beta-blockers, reserpine), gastrointestinal agents (metoclopramide), psychotherapy (fluoxetine) and all anti-neoplastic drugs.

If you have any doubts in using any pills that can be harmful to your sexual health please seek a medical advice first.