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by mr hussain alnajjar
Fri Nov 11, 2022 3:49 am
Forum: Erectile Dysfunction - The Urology Foundation
Topic: Unable to keep erection
Replies: 1
Views: 2764

Re: Unable to keep erection

Dear Mike, Thank you for your question. Please note that ED is a very common medical issue in men. Many men find it embarrassing to talk about this matter. ED can have a significant mental impact on men and can affect their perception of manliness as it can affect their fertility and intimacy with t...
by mr hussain alnajjar
Fri Nov 11, 2022 3:34 am
Forum: Erectile Dysfunction - The Urology Foundation
Topic: Taking longer than normal to get an erection
Replies: 1
Views: 1318

Re: Taking longer than normal to get an erection

Dear Steve, Thank you for your question. ED is a common medical condition. There are many possible causes for it such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, drugs, obesity, hormonal imbalance and psychogenic ED which is more common in younger men. Although, the first line treat...
by mr hussain alnajjar
Fri Nov 11, 2022 12:15 am
Forum: Erectile Dysfunction - The Urology Foundation
Topic: Seeking advice for my partner
Replies: 1
Views: 1730

Re: Seeking advice for my partner

Thank you for the question. ED can affect men at any age, however, it is more common in men above the age of 40. It is not normal for a man to have ED and it is important to see a specialist to check for any underlying causes e.g. cardiovascular disease. Although, it can be embarrassing for some men...
by mr hussain alnajjar
Fri Nov 11, 2022 12:04 am
Forum: Erectile Dysfunction - The Urology Foundation
Topic: Is ED linked with heart problems/diabetes?
Replies: 1
Views: 2050

Re: Is ED linked with heart problems/diabetes?

Thank you for the question.

Yes this is true. ED can be an early sign of cardiovascular disease or diabetes.
Yes, all patients with ED will be tested for diabetes, cholesterol, blood pressure, Testosterone (male hormone) levels and thyroid function tests.
by mr hussain alnajjar
Fri Nov 11, 2022 12:01 am
Forum: Erectile Dysfunction - The Urology Foundation
Topic: Healthy lifestyle changes to help ED
Replies: 1
Views: 1046

Re: Healthy lifestyle changes to help ED

Thank you for your question. The answer is yes. It is crucial to have a healthy lifestyle and diet. Regular aerobic exercise (150 minutes) per week, Mediterranean diet, smoking cessation, maintaining a healthy weight, ensuring normal blood pressure, normal LDL (bad) cholesterol and blood glucose lev...
by mr hussain alnajjar
Thu Nov 10, 2022 11:52 pm
Forum: Erectile Dysfunction - The Urology Foundation
Topic: Fertility
Replies: 1
Views: 1105

Re: Fertility

Thank you for the question. ED can be a cause of infertility. In order to be able to conceive successfully, it is important to have normal erectile function, as the sperm requires to swim through the female reproductive tract (vagina/cervix/ uterus/fallopian tubes) to meet an ovum (egg) for a succes...
by mr hussain alnajjar
Thu Nov 10, 2022 11:43 pm
Forum: Erectile Dysfunction - The Urology Foundation
Topic: Does ED run in families?
Replies: 1
Views: 1079

Re: Does ED run in families?

Dear patient, Although, ED itself does not run in families, however, Ischaemic heart disease or cardiovascular disease which is one of the major causes of ED can be hereditary. Therefore, if one has family history of ischaemic heart disease and develops ED it is highly recommended to seek medical he...
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