Most young men in their 20s or early 30s dismiss erectile dysfunction as something that will never happen to them. Yet ED is a condition that can be caused by a number of factors.
This is often the laymans reason for the number one cause of impotence. Yet according to studies, psychological factors account for less than 20% of impotence in men. It is the subsequent feeling of depression and anxiety after one incident of impotence that can compound any underlining medical condition and worsen the problem.
High Blood Pressure
Aside from psychological factors, physical condition can also precipitate impotence. It is well documented that high blood pressure and high level of cholesterol can lead to a high risk of impotence. This is due to the copious amount of pressure on the blood vessels that causes damage to the arteries of the penis severely restricting the flow of blood to the penis resulting in an ineffective erection.
Stress and Fatigue
This one falls into the category of psychological. Although some men find stress to be a motivator, too much stress and fatigue can lead to erectile dysfunction. Stress can be in the…