Erectile dysfunction is defined as an inability to attain and keep an erection firm enough for penetration during sex. Occasional episodes of ED is a common occurrence and is not usually a cause for concern. If it becomes an ongoing issue some simple lifestyle changes such as tobacco or alcohol intake may be enough to correct the problem. Sometimes medical issues have to be ruled out as a contributing factor.
Depending on contributing factors, there are many treatments for ED. The PDE inhibitors, ( Viagra, Cialis, Levitra), etc. are now widely known about and prescribed as first line medical interventions. Less commonly known treatments include acupuncture, ayurveda and botanical medicines. A widely unappreciated factor is the psychological overlay. At Seatle Sexual Health we attempt to see a larger picture with you.
One of our newer treatments for ED is Acoustic Shockwave Therapy. GainsWave is a propriety name for it. The treatment works when the PDEs do not. ESWT can be used to increase sexual performance with or without the ned for PPE's