Monday, 25 February 2019

Home Remedies for Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Home Remedies for Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is a common problem among men and is also known as impotence. According to the Massachusetts Male Aging study, it has been shown that about 40 percent of men experience the erectile dysfunction when they reach to the age of 40. So that it is more common at older ages.

ED is a condition in which men are not able to achieve an erection or sustain to put effort. At the end it may lead into the low self-esteem, guild and depression. There is a range of causes has been assessed but ED is classified into two categories that are physical and mental. According to the BBC Health Scheme, about 70 percent of impotence cases have medical causes whereas, 30 percent have psychological causes.
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  • Physical causes: Due to the high blood pressure (hypertension), the blood vessels become narrow, high cholesterol, diabetes, surgery or injury, hormonal changes due to aging, kidney issues, thyroid problems, obesity, heavy smoking, excessive drinking, certain medications and treatments for prostate cancer and nutritional deficiencies.
  • Psychological causes: It includes depression,stress, mental health issues, anxiety and relationship problems.

Erectile dysfunction is only resolved when the underlying causes are properly sort out or you can just try home remedies if you do not want to take certain kind of medications. Go ahead and try the easy home remedies staying at home and treat yourself.

As ED is a serious health issue so you definitely visit to the doctor for the proper diagnose and treatment.

Here are the best remedies for erectile dysfunction given below:

1. Garlic
Garlic readily helps in treating the erectile dysfunction as it contains allicin and it helps in improving the flow of the blood. According to the Study of Dr. Graham Jackson, consultant cardiologist at Guys and St Thomas’NHS Trust claims that eating four garlic cloves daily for about three months will surely help in improving the erection in six out of seven volunteers suffering from ED.
  • Chew three to four garlic cloves daily.
  • Another thing you can do is heat few cloves of garlic with a little bit of butter on a low flame until it turns golden brown. Eat these cloves daily.
  • Alternatively, you can mix one tsp of each garlic powder and cayenne pepper powder together and add them in a glass of water. Drink it few hours before going to bed.

2. Almonds
Almonds are considered to be a great aphrodisiac and of course, people are using it for thousands of years. Almonds are rich in vitamin E; it promotes healthy blood flow and circulation in the entire body. It is rich in zinc, manganese and copper.
  • In a glass of warm milk, mix 1 tbsp of powdered almond. Drink this daily before going to bed.
  • Alternatively, soak a handful of almonds in water for some hours. Eat these almonds daily 30 minutes before go to bed.

3. Onion
Onions contain aphrodisiac qualities that help in treating the involuntary loss of semen during sleep or other times.
  • Take white onions and cut them in two large slices. Fry these slices in butter on low flame until they turn golden brown. Eat them with one tbsp. of honey daily before having dinner.
  • Alternatively, chop two large onions finely and steep them in two cups of warm water for about 10 minutes. Drink half a cup of this liquid three times daily for one month.

4. Carrots
Carrot is the good remedy for ED and it is considered by the Chinese herbalists because it has aphrodisiac qualities and high beta-carotene content.
  • Take three medium-sized carrots and blend them with three celery stalks, half of a medium-sized beetroot and one or two garlic cloves in a juicer. Drink a glass of this juice twice daily.
  • Another option is to drink a glass of warm milk by adding two tbsp. of grated carrot.
  • Try to eat salad daily including raw carrots as it can also help.
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5. Pomegranate Juice
Pomegranate is rich in antioxidants and it may protect men against erectile dysfunction. It helps in proper blood circulation and reduces the stress. It also increases the nitrite oxide in the body which in turn helps in increasing the blood circulation.

A study in 2007, called small-scale pilot found that pomegranate juice is very much effective for those men who are suffering from ED. Further studies are still needed to get satisfaction and significant results.
  • Drink a glass of pomegranate juice daily.
  • You can also take pomegranate supplements. Consult your doctor before taking supplements.

6. Pelvic Floor Exercises
Pelvic floor exercises can be helpful in getting the successful results for curing the ED. According to the study of BJU International done in 2005, pelvic floor exercises provide a long-term solution for ED as it helps in strengthen the muscles located at the base of the penile muscle.

While exercising, you must need a full attention to releasing and tightening the pelvic muscles. It also promotes urinary continence.

You are definitely recommended to learn pelvic floor exercises from an expert and then do yourself. Do these exercises daily for at least three months to get desired results.

7. Korean Red Ginseng
Korean red ginseng is also known as Asian ginseng or Chinese ginseng. It can be effective for treating the ED.

A study published in Journal of Urology that 45 men suffering from erectile dysfunction were given either Korean red ginseng or a placebo. Those men who were giving the 900 milligrams of Korean red ginseng supplements for three times daily about eight weeks were getting improve with their symptoms.

The dosage of Korean red ginseng is recommended between 600 and 1,000 mg for three times daily. It would be best to discuss about the dosage with your consultant doctor before taking the supplement because it may interact with other drugs and cause allergic reactions.

8. L-arginine
L-arginine is an amino acid that helps in increasing the nitric oxide levels found in your body. Nitric oxide is useful for increasing the blood flow and circulation which in turn dilates the blood vessels in the penis and enables the erections.

According to the study in 1999 published in the British Journal of Urology International, men with ED if take 5 grams of L-arginine daily will surely notice the huge improvements in their condition.
  • Eat foods rich in proteins such as chicken, fish, peas, meat, nuts and seeds that contain L-arginine in higher quantities.
  • You can also take L-arginine supplements after consulting your doctor.
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9. Ginger
According to the herbalists, ginger is another amazing remedy to treat the ED. It contains aphrodisiac properties that help in relieving the impotency and premature ejaculation. Ginger has active compounds called gingerol, shogaol and zingiberene that stimulate the blood circulation.
  • Mix one-half tsp of ginger juice, one soft-boiled egg and one tbsp. of honey. Eat this mixture once daily before going to bed for at least a month.
  • Another thing you can do is prepare a mixture of two tsp of each ginger paste and honey. Consume it three times daily for two months’.
  • You can take two to three cups of ginger tea daily, add lemon juice for sweetened the taste.

10. Acupuncture
Acupuncture has also been used for years to treat the erectile dysfunction. According to the study in 2003 in pilot published in the International Journal of Impotence Research found that acupuncture is helpful in treating the psychogenic erectile dysfunction.

It is an ancient Chinese practice in which a practitioner inserts hair-thin needles into specific pressure points in the wall of abdomen. This restores the proper flow of energy in the body.

Make sure to have this procedure done by a trained practitioner if you are thinking about it.

Additional Tips
  • If you are suffering from high blood pressure, cholesterol or high blood sugar, go and treat the problem.
  • Make your routine to do physical exercise for at least four times a week.
  • Reduce your stress level.
  • Quit smoking as it makes your condition worse.
  • Take foods rich in zinc and omega-3 fatty acids.
  • Take proper diet.


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