Neurological Causes of Erectile Dysfunction

Today I’m going to talk to you guys in the audience about erectile dysfunction. That’s a big problem for both men and women because the women who are married to the men also suffer from that condition.

So quite frankly, there are some cardinal signs that you may be heading in that direction and these are the things you should watch out for:

Number one, if you have clicking or popping of the ankles or you’ve found that you’ve twisted your ankle several occasions in your life…bunions, athlete’s foot…any kind of foot condition. If you wake up first thing in the morning and you put your feet down onto the floor and it feels like you’re stepping on shards of glass, it’s likely that you would be diagnosed with something called plantar fasciitis. But this is not a plantar fasciitis situation. This is actually a precursor to erectile dysfunction, believe it or not.

Why is that? Well, it’s because the same nerve that controls the male organs and the prostate actually controls the feet, too. So if you have problems with the feet, it starts out that way. As that nerve continues to get compressed, you’re on your way to erectile dysfunction.

Other Key Factors

If it has progressed along that line and you don’t have the foot pain anymore but it is still progressing include things like hesitation at the urinal. You have to wait for the urine stream to come out. This type of thing is an indicator of a precursor to erectile dysfunction. The other thing is if the urine stream is not as forceful as it’s always been, that’s an indicator that the prostate’s enlarging and it should be checked as well.

Typically people will wake up between the hours of 3:00AM and 5:00AM because the prostate actually enlarges as you keep compressing that nerve at night as you’re lying on that nerve directly. So it will wake you up and indicate that you have to go to the restroom or it will just wake you up and that is a precursor to erectile dysfunction.

So to find out what solutions there are to erectile dysfunction or to avoiding having that happen to you, contact our office at 727-235-3265.


 

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