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Acupuncture and Erectile Dysfunction
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common male disorder that occurs when a man cannot get an erection for sexual intercourse. Around 52% of men experience some form of ED in their lifetimes. The risk of ED increases with age, though it is still possible for young men to experience ED.
Many psychological or emotional causes may lead to a man experiencing ED, such as a hectic lifestyle and feeling stress/pressure, or changes in his diet, living environment, relationship status, etc. ED can also be caused by medical or physical issues.
Medications, such as Viagra, and other modern treatments are available to help men obtain an erection, however these medications do not work for about 30% of men who experience ED. Additionally, many men are reluctant to take medication for this issue and would rather seek out a more natural treatment option.
The good news for these men is that in recent years acupuncture has been widely used to treat ED. In fact, there have been clinical trials that confirm acupuncture can improve male erectile function, especially for patients experiencing ED caused by psychological or emotional issues.
Acupuncture provides natural, safe help for a wide range of health problems including chronic and acute pain, as well as ED. Positive results are typically felt within 1-3 sessions. Acupuncture may be an alternative to medication or surgery, and it is inexpensive and non-invasive. Pre-sterilized single-use needles are used.
Each of us respond differently to the same stimulus. Ideal systems of health care recognize our individuality, and work with its unique pattern to bring us to our highest level of health.
Acupuncture can be used to effective treat and energize patients who have, in the past, shown little or no response to traditional medical treatments. It addresses the strengths and weaknesses, disease tendencies and inherent characteristics of each person.
An initial office visit includes an individualized treatment, based on a detailed history, examination, and evaluation. Your acupuncturist will work with you to determine the best way to meet your individual needs, and will take the time to answer questions.
Erective dysfunction is an age-old problem. What better way to find relief than with the time-tested, age-old remedy of acupuncture?