Erectile dysfunction is defined as the inability to obtain and maintain a hard adequate erection for intercourse.
Having erection problems every now and then isn’t usually cause for concern. However, if erectile dysfunction persists, it can cause stress, lower self-esteem, and lead to interpersonal problems. impotence can be a symptom of a more serious underlying health condition, as well as a risk factor for heart disease.
Talk to your doctor if you’re worried about impotence (ED), even if you’re embarrassed. Treating an underlying condition can sometimes be enough to reverse impotence (ED). Medication or other direct treatments may be required in other cases.