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What every man needs to know

What is ED?

First things first, if you suffer from Erectile Dysfunction (ED) you are not alone. 52% of men over age 40 suffer from ED. ED is defined as the persistent inability to achieve and maintain an erection adequate for satisfactory sexual performance. This may include:

  • Not be able to initiate an erection
  • Initiate an erection but loses it before or during intercourse
  • Develops only a partial erection
  • Does not get an erection at all

What are the Causes of ED: Life style and medical risk factors including diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and prostate disorders contribute to ED. The incidence of ED also increases with age.

How Common is ED? ED Is highly prevalent – an estimated 30 million men in the US (or 18%) and more than 100 million men worldwide. 

Did you know? The most commonly prescribed treatment, oral PDE-5 tablets (Viagra, Cialis, Levitra..etc) are only effective in 60% of men with ED.

Talk to your Provider: There are many treatment solutions for ED including oral tablets, injections, vacuum therapy, and implants. Not every treatment will work for you. Just because one method does not work, there is hope. MenMD will work with your provider, or locate a provider in your area to stratify you into one of the many treatment categories. Our goal is to get you to success.