If ED is caused by a disease, medicine or something else, that cause should be treated first. Oral drugs are available to treat ED. often, doctors prescribe both medicine and counseling. Other treatments for ED include injection therapy or a surgical implant, which are available at Christian Hospital.
For years, doctors thought the main cause of ED was psychological. But today, most doctors and researchers believe 80 percent of cases are physical.
ED is more common in men over age 65, but it can happen at any age. It's normal for men to have changes in erectile function. About five percent of 40-year-old men and up to 25 percent of 65-year-old men have ED.
To schedule an appointment with a Christian Hospital urologist, call 314.747.WELL(9355).
This questionnaire is not intended to replace the evaluation of a health care professional.