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Lifestyle modifications to treat Erectile dysfunction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Erectile Dysfunction
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User :   hi i have a small problem. My penis get errected easily when i go for sex but it lost errection in 5-10 min & i am not able to perform and return she couldnot concive.
User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   i got married almost 2 yr back
Doctor :   I am Dr XXXXXXXX here.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   doc prob is mentioned above
User :   i got married almost 2 yr back
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   30
User :   Dr. XXXXXXXX i need consultation
User :   are you their??????
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   Can I know few more detail about your condition, before sorting the problem?
Doctor :   Do you get early morning erections?
User :   ya
User :   ask pls
Doctor :   Do you get early morning erections?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have normal pubic and axillary hair development?
User :   i cant understand
Doctor :   I mean is the hair growth in the armpits and pubic region normal?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
User :   of course
Doctor :   Do you have history of diabetes, hypertension, cardiac problems, thyroid problems in the past?
User :   no not at all
Doctor :   Do you smoke/consume alcohol/use illicit drugs?
User :   no...
User :   i only take beer once in 2 months in summers
Doctor :   Since when have you noticed the erection problem?
User :   4-5 months back
User :   at that time we were not planning baby so i didnot considered the same
User :   now 2 months back when we planned for the same problem of errection still pertaining
Doctor :   DId you have normal erections before and were you able to sustain the erection earlier?
User :   yes...
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
User :   but semen never came out also when i performed for atleast 20-30 min
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i can do masterbet very easily
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
User :   i get excited easily
User :   ok pls brief me
Doctor :   Erection functions are affected by multiple factors.
Doctor :   Commonest cause for sudden onset erection loss are usually secondary to psychological factors, sexual desires, lack of energy or following an infection.
Doctor :   They usually normalise with corrections in life style, proper nutrition, physical exercises and adequate sleep.
Doctor :   However occasionally, endocrine abnormalities, vascular abnormalities and neurological dysfunction can also be the cause.
User :   pls make me understand in common layman langualge
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me put it simple words.
Doctor :   Most common cause of sudden dysfunction are due to
Doctor :   1. Anxiety and fear to perform well, fear that you may not be able to get your wife to conceive.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Lack of sexual desire in either of the partner can also be the cause.
User :   ok
User :   what else
Doctor :   Since you are performing well during masturbation, having good early morning erection but not during an actual sexual intercourse, high lights this cause.
Doctor :   2 common cause is lack of physical energy.
User :   ok
User :   anythng else left
Doctor :   These are the 2 most common cause for sudden onset erection problems.
User :   ok
User :   to overcome this what you suggest???
Doctor :   Hence correction of these 2 is necessary before consulting a doctor.
User :   Point 1 : Anxiety and fear to perform well, fear that you may not be able to get your wife to conceive.
User :   how to over come this---
User :   just by mentallly or something else
Doctor :   If your symptoms are persisting, then other possible causes such as hormones, neurological problems, or vascular problems have to be ruled out.
Doctor :   The best means of overcoming anxiety and fear is by good rest, breathing exercise, physical exercise , yoga and so on.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Hence, its absolutely necessary that you involve these activities.
User :   what else
Doctor :   If you find that the rest, good and healthy diet is not helping in reversing your symptoms,
User :   then
Doctor :   then you need a physical examination, blood tests, scans and see if there is any other factors that is causing the dysfunction.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Hence the first few steps that you need to follow are
Doctor :   1. Concentrate on your diet - plenty of fruits and vegetables is absolutely necessary
Doctor :   2. Good sleep
Doctor :   3. Physical exercise, especially if your over weight.
Doctor :   Concentrate on maintaining a proper weight.
Doctor :   4. Speak to your partner regarding your problem,
User :   see my Weight is 76kg & Height 5.10
User :   we discussed alot gegarding this prob..
Doctor :   your partners cooperation is necessary.
User :   ok
User :   she is very much cooperative
Doctor :   5. If these measure aren't helping you, then consider consulting an urologist.
User :   she wants to get concieve ASAP
Doctor :   A few tests will determine the cause.
User :   anytime line on these measures
Doctor :   Medical drugs will be prescribed if necessary to help you regain erection.
Doctor :   Have you followed what i have suggested?
User :   Exercise is not happening for last one year
User :   What is the hr. sleep considered as good sleep??
Doctor :   Yes, you need to restart physical exercises.
Doctor :   A minimum of 6-8 hours sleep is essential.
User :   ok
User :   i take 608 hr sleep but the time is not fixed
User :   sometimes i went for seep at 12 midnight , some time 11pm some time 1am..
Doctor :   Its absolutely necessary that your sleep cycle is regular.
User :   ok
User :   i will maintain the same from today onwards
Doctor :   Sleeping late can affect certain hormones, hence good early sleep is necessary.
User :   for howmany days/weeks/month i have to see the change of system doing exercise/taking Fruits/Vegetables . have good sleep
Doctor :   These few changes should show up results in a few days to a months time.
User :   ok
Doctor :   If you are not finding the changes, then consult an urologist for the evaluation.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
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