About Erectile Dysfunction

What is Erectile Dysfunction (E.D.)?

Erectile Dysfunction (E.D.) is the difficulty getting or keeping a strong erection. The truth is erections are complicated. To get an erection, your brain, nervous system, heart, blood vessels, and hormones all have to work like clockwork. So if something is off - it can result in difficulty getting or keeping a strong erection.

Is E.D. common?

About 50% men are affected by E.D. and about 25% men under 40 experience E.D. on a regular basis.

What are causes of E.D.?

E.D. is heavily associated with increasing age and the presence of other conditions like:

Medical conditions, like diabetes or heart conditions

Tobacco use,

Being overweight,

Certain medical treatments, such as cancer radiation treatment Injuries,

Medications, including antidepressants, and medications to treat pain

Psychological conditions, like stress, anxiety or depression,

Drug and alcohol use, especially long-term and/or heavy use.

How is E.D. treated?

The good news is erectile dysfunction is commonly easy to treat. Medication is extremely effective in most cases and these are available from Jack Health.

Which E.D. Treatment is Best For You?

Our goal at Jack Health is to tailor your treatment based on your health and lifestyle. Book a free e-visit with a licensed Canadian doctor to discuss which treatment is best for you.