ED (Erectile Dysfunction) is defined as the inability to attain and/or maintain penile erection sufficient for satisfactory sexual performance. ED is more common than many people realize. ED is said to affect one in five Malaysian men and is listed as one of the most common sexual health problems in Malaysia. Naturally, ED is considered to be affecting men of advancing age. In fact, some studies revealed ED is affecting 69.5% of Malaysian men above 40 years of age, but it’s an issue men find very difficult to discuss, regardless of age.
ERECTiLE DYSFUNCTiON (ED) iS A TABOO, BECAUSE PEOPLE DON’T SEE iT AS A MEDiCAL DiSORDER BUT AS SEXUAL iNCOMPETENCE.
While ED is commonly viewed as a condition affecting the older men, the condition is becoming increasingly more prevalent in younger men. It is estimated about 30% of men below 40 years are finding it hard to achieve hardness in the bedroom. In a multi-center worldwide study, involving more than 27,000 men from eight countries, ED prevalence of 8% among men aged 20–29 years and 11% among those aged 30–39 years were demonstrated.
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS?
The symptoms include persistent trouble getting or keeping an erection, reduced sexual desire or premature ejaculation. “These symptoms can also be a sign of an underlying health condition. So, one should not be embarrassed and must consult the doctor as treating the underlying condition is sufficient to reverse ED,”
ED can limit daily life, affect intimacy, and contribute to low self-esteem and impact personal relationships. “The good news, however, is that it can be treated with medications , shock wave therapy and other treatment options only available @ The Living Center. The treatment varies depending on the severity of the condition.
WE AT THE LIVING CENTER, EMPHASIZES ON HEALTHY LIVING AND THERAPEUTIC LIFESTYLE CHANGES WITH MANY TREATMENT OPTIONS THAT CAN HELP YOU
Li-ESWT: NON-INVASIVE TREATMENT
Low Intensity Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (Li-ESWT) is a non-invasive, in-office treatment requiring no anesthesia. Shockwaves are delivered outside of the body to the area of discomfort utilizing a combination of biofeedback and “Point and Shoot” method, triggering the body’s own repair mechanisms to initiate natural healing.
People need to understand that lifestyle changes can help prevent ED.