Treatments for Erectile Dysfunction (Impotence)
The treatment and management of erectile dysfunction involves medications, psychological counseling, lifestyle changes, possibly surgery, and attention to other medical conditions that may be causing dysfunction or affecting your sexual function.
The goal of treatment is to restore normal sexual function whenever possible and to discover alternatives to maintain or enhance the richness of your relationship.
Treatment involves the following:
Lifestyle changesMedicationsSurgeryOther treatmentsAlternative and complementary therapies
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Adrienne Carmack, MD
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