Erectile Dysfunction is one of the major and common sexual male dysfunctions. It shares common risk factors with cardio vascular diseases. Erectile dysfunction is when a male is unable to achieve erection totally or erection occurs for a short period of time. For sexual intercourse, erection is must. With partial or without erection, sexual intercourse is impossible. The flow of blood into the penile region and prevention of backflow of blood leads to the erection and leads to complete sexual intercourse.
This erection takes place with the coordinated equilibrium neurological, vascular, and the tissue compartments. The common causes of erectile dysfunction include hormonal imbalance, degenerative disorders, spinal cord trauma, stroke, cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, diabetes, smoking, excessive intake of alcohol, renal failure, pelvic surgery, urethra surgery, drug induced, substance abuse, performance related, psychogenic factors, penile fracture and pelvic fracture.
Dr. Vinod Raina is the leading sexologist in Delhi, NCR, India. He is one of the best doctors for erectile dysfunction in Delhi. His multispecialty polyclinic SAFE HANDS is a specialized center for sex treatment in Delhi. He is into this profession from past 18 years and treated countless people with sexual dysfunctions. The protocol for evaluation of patients with erectile dysfunction followed at SAFE HANDS include taking medical and psychosexual history, evaluating causes of dysfunction, physical examination, and investigations to achieve final diagnosis.
The treatment protocols include identification of cause, lifestyle and risk factors, patient education and counselling, identification of patient needs and expectations, and then decision making and diagnosis. The lifestyle and dietary modifications play an important role in curing erectile dysfunction. Regular intake of fruits, broccoli, black lentils, fish, proper sleep of 7-8 hours, regular exercise or yoga can improvise the situation and can help in the treatment procedure to attain satisfactory results.