Don’t let erection problems keep you from a more satisfying sexual experience.

Learn about a condition called erectile dysfunction (ED), and how you can treat it.

More than 50% of men between the ages of 40 and 70 years experience ED
to some degree. And millions of men are doing something about it.

Every once in a while, men can have problems getting or maintaining an erection that is hard enough for sexual intercourse. With ED (erectile dysfunction), erection problems keep happening.

If you have ED or think you may have it, you are not alone. ED is a real medical condition that affects more than 30 million men in the United States. And you can do something about it. The more you know about ED, the better. ED isn't just about being tired or stressed. Chances are that your ED may have a physical cause, such as another health condition or a side effect of a medicine that you may be taking. For that reason, ED may not just go away on its own. However, it can be effectively treated in most men.

What is erectile dysfunction?

ED is when a man has difficulty getting or maintaining an erection long enough for sex. It happens when not enough blood flows to the penis. ED isn’t the same for all men. Some men aren’t able to get an erection at all. Others can get one, but it’s not hard enough for sex. And others get a hard erection but lose it before or during sex. ED is a medical condition. So in most cases, erections will not improve without treatment. Many men avoid discussing ED. In fact, they often wait more than a year before talking to their doctor. But once they’ve had the discussion, most guys say they feel relieved to have finally done something about it.

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