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Spinal cord injury and erectile dysfunction.

Spinal cord injury and erectile dysfunction.

The reasons for erectile dysfunction are many; spinal cord injuries that are caused due to physical trauma, is also one of the reasons for erectile dysfunction. During these injuries, the nerves are degenerated or compressed, which in turn will have a negative impact on various aspects of your potency such as the erection, ejaculation, and lastly the sex drive. Your sexual response, post the spinal injury depends on the severity of the injury. This is not the end, as people with the spinal cord injuries, can also have satisfying sex lives with the help of erectile dysfunction pills. Erection pills may not work for all kind of spinal injuries. Most of the times, spinal cord injuries are irreversible. But, with recent advancement in medical sciences, a few spinal injuries can be reversed with different forms of treatments. Before any form of self-treatment, it is always better to consult your doctor and discuss the pros and cons, and then proceed accordingly.

The ability to get an erection is controlled by the nerves that are found in the lowest part of the spinal cord segments (S2-3-4). And, if these segments are injured, it will lead to decreased libido. Different types treatments can help you overcome your dysfunction. Consumption of erectile dysfunction pills is one of the forms of treatment; wherein you will you have to consume these pills nearly 60 minutes before the sexual act. Some pills may trigger unwanted reactions; thus you need to be careful, and check for the ingredients in those pills, before you consume them.

Intravenous injections that are to be injected to your genitals is the second form of treatment, which will aid you in achieving the erection that will last for nearly an hour. Last option would be a surgery wherein you will be provided with the genital implant or prosthesis.