is an inability to achieve or maintain an erection, making intercourse difficult or impossible. The cause may be primary but is more often secondary, the incidence increases steeply with age.
Causes of erectile dysfunction
Neuropathy e.g. diabetes mellitus, multiple sclerosis
Vascular disease (most common cause of erectile dysfunction in middle aged and elderly men
Abnormal veins draining the penis (can cause primary erectile failure)
Nerve damage (through injury or pelvic surgery)
Local penile deformities
Drugs (certain antidepressants, anticonvulsants etc)
Psychological factors can cause, perpetuate and complicate erectile dysfunction. Performance anxiety due to life events, stress, organic factors or relationships factors leads to initial failure, doubt of worry followed by “spectatoringa’ in which self-critical monitoring of the body’s performance leads to repeated failure, such that the situation becomes chronic.
Homeopathy treatment for erectile dysfunction
Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using holistic approach. This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which the patient is suffering. The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat erectile dysfunction but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several well-proved medicines are available for erectile dysfunction treatment that can be selected on the basis of cause, sensation and modalities of the complaints. For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. Some important remedies are given below for erectile dysfunction treatment:
Homeopathic treatment of erectile dysfunction
Caladium – erectile dysfunction due to masturbation. Penis relaxed with violent sexual desire. Erections when half asleep in the morning ceasing when fully awake. Impotency in old debauches, who are unable to perform the marital act for want of erections. Mentally and physically prostrated from sexual excesses and smoking or tobacco chewing
Damiana – an excellent remedy for erectile dysfunction.
Nuphur – entire absence of erections and sexual desire, Involuntary emission during stool or when urination
Sabal serrulata – impotency; genitals cold, testicles shrunk, penis shrunk and cold with urinary troubles
Onosmodium – diminished sexual desire with erectile dysfunction; cold feeling in the glands, penis; nocturnal emissions; speedy emissions; diminished erections with diminished pleasure.
Staphysagria – erectile dysfunction due to sexual excess
Moschus – erectile dysfunction associated with diabetes mellitus.
Natrum Mur – retarded emission during embrace
Arnica – erectile dysfunction due to fall or blow
Mercurius – erectile dysfunction due to syphilis.
Graphites – aversion to coition with erectile dysfunction. All of a sudden loses strength during coition. Coldness of legs after coition. Sweat after coition.
Titanium – sexual weakness with too early ejaculation of semen and coition
Strychnia Phos – want of erections at the time of intercourse due to shyness or due to thought that he is impotent when actually he is not so.
Acid Phos – sudden relaxation of penis preventing emission.
Lycopodium – aversion to coition with shriveled penis. Falls asleep during coition, All of a sudden loses strength during coition, erectile dysfunction especially in old people.