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How to treat erectile dysfunction in a 64 years old male?

Hi I'm 64 years of age, and i'm in reasonably good health . I'm on a low dose of blood pressure tablets. and cholesterol tablets. I've noticed lately that my penis doesn't get as hard and is prone to going flat during sex . But sometimes I wake up with a really strong hard on and feel really horny and can achieve orgasm . I'm wondering sometimes when I feel like it . It just seems so lazy. I'm retired and in good mental health and quite active . My wife and I have a great relationship and she is very beautiful. I'm lucky. But this happens now. since we met 21 years ago, we've been at it regularly . early on it was two to three times a day then one every day and now three to four times a week. My wife is 54 years old and still very beautiful and trim. this seems to be happening more and more, and I"m concerned . Should I be worried ?
Thu, 27 Feb 2014
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Hi, Welcome to Health care magic forum.
Erectile dysfunction at this age is quite common, due to the feeling that you will have a decrease in the sexual activity.
The other causes may be the vascular structure, with atherosclerosis, anemia, prostate problem,or deficiency of hormone etc.
I advise you to consult an urologist for diagnosis and treatment. You may need to have color Doppler,lipid profile,and estimation of testosteron.
Take more of green leafy vegetables,pulses,sprouts,and protein rich foods to have blood,general health and resistance against infections.
Wishing for a quick and complete recovery. Thank you.
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