Have you watched the movie Shubh Mangal Saavdhan? If yes, you will know what we are going to talk about today!
Most of the men are not willing to talk about it. They are ashamed and embarrassed of themselves. It affects their productivity at the office and pleasant family life. If you haven’t yet been able to guess what we are talking about, it is Erectile Dysfunction (ED) we are discussing today. While it may be a major cause of concern for many, the good news is according to new medical researchers, you might be able to successfully reverse erectile dysfunction without any medication.
Underperforming between the sheets is a common problem faced by men these days irrespective of their age and you need not judge yourself harshly. If you think erectile dysfunction as a failure and your loss of dignity and masculinity, then you need some schooling. Let’s say it’s nothing to be ashamed about because the modern lifestyle is something to be blamed for this issue. So now you know that with medications and a change in your lifestyle pattern, you can successfully improve erectile dysfunction.
So first, we dive into how we can treat erectile dysfunction naturally, let us first know the various causes of erectile dysfunction to help you understand better:
- Health condition
- Emotional and relationship breakdown
- Certain medications
- Smoking, alcohol, and drugs
Men with erectile dysfunction experiences persistent symptoms like a reduced sexual desire, trouble getting and maintaining an erection.
Most of the people with erectile dysfunction face these common physical problems like:
- Heart disease
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- Sleep disorders
- Mental health issues like anxiety, depression, or stress
Also, lifestyle habits like smoking, drinking and having a prolonged sedentary lifestyle are to be blamed.
Though medications are always an easy option for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, it takes a lot to gather courage and talk to a doctor about it. So here are some noninvasive and natural remedies to treat erectile dysfunction.
Here are some natural ways to treat erectile dysfunction
Change your lifestyle to have a pleasing experience under the sheets. Most of the health conditions mentioned above that lead to erectile dysfunction can be improved by regular exercise. Exercising has been proven to have the greatest positive impact on erectile dysfunction. It can reverse the condition.
Exercise improves blood flow in your body and a strong erection needs good blood flow. Weight-training increases the natural production of testosterone that improves sexual drive and erection.
Did you know that food also impacts erectile dysfunction directly? A balanced diet will naturally work on your obesity decreasing your body weight. Curate your diet to something that is rich in fruits and veggies, whole grains, fish, lean meat and fewer amounts of red meat and refined grains.
Watermelon juice also helps with erectile dysfunction as it is called “Nature’s Viagra” without any side effects.
Reduce alcohol intake
If you are addicted to alcohol, erectile dysfunction is not an uncommon problem for you. Nitric acid released by the central nervous system is an essential chemical to maintain an erection but with too much alcohol consumption, it depresses the central nervous system that functions inefficiently leading to erectile dysfunction.
“Alcohol is a depressant and can cause both temporary and long-term erectile dysfunction,” Dr. Mucher, MD, a urologist in Sugar Land, Texas warns.
(Learn how alcohol affects your health)
It has been warned time and again that smoking affects your overall health and if erectile dysfunction is due to vascular disease restricting proper blood flow to the penis due to blockage of arteries. Even if you are vaping, it has the same negative effect.
(Know in details how smoking affects your sexual health)
It is surprising to know that poor sleep also leads to erectile dysfunction. A review that was published in the journal Brain research says reveals that there is a very relationship between how you sleep and your erectile function. Since erectile dysfunction is associated with hormone secretion, hence the body’s internal clock controls it. The sleep patterns determine when to release certain hormones. Do adhere to a fixed sleep schedule to correct your erectile dysfunction issue.
Talk to your doctor about anti-smoking pills that will help you quit.
These diet and lifestyle changes will fix your issue of erectile dysfunction. However, it is safe if you take a doctor’s advise beforehand.