Erectile Dysfunction

The Many Faces of Erectile Dysfunction

It’s not uncommon for men to experience erectile dysfunction (ED) at any age. However, it is more common by age 40, where approximately 40% of men experience mild to moderate symptoms associated with ED. By age 50, there is a 50% chance of erectile issues. Studies estimate that over 30 million American men suffer from various forms of ED ranging from mild to severe.

Erectile issues are not only a confidence-killer, but can cause distress in a relationship, as well as depression and anxiety. Random episodes can happen for any number of reasons and ongoing episodes of ED can be frustrating, isolating, and even a warning sign of a more serious medical problem.

Many factors can cause ED, including:

Other factors that may contribute to erectile issues include neurological, hormonal and psychological.  All of which will be explored during your medical evaluation. 

Signs & Symptoms

The main symptom of Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is a man’s inability to get or keep and erection firm enough for sexual intercourse. Other symptoms include:

  • Trouble keeping or holding an erection
  • Reduced sexual desire

Other sexual disorders related to ED include:

  • Premature ejaculation
  • Delayed ejaculation
  • Inability to achieve orgasm with sufficient stimulation
How We Can Help: Treatments

At Cleveland Health Group, we offer several treatment options that are evidence-based, proven effective, and less invasive than traditional therapies.

GAINSWave Shock Wave Therapy

LI-ESWT (Low Intensity Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy) is a new, painless method for the treatment of ED. It has been proven, in the past 10 years to be extremely effective in improving ED in most men.

Priapus Shot / Platelet Rich Plasma Injections (PRP)

The Priapus Shot (also known as the P-Shot) is a procedure designed to deliver lasting improvements with sexual performance, especially in men who have lost function due to Erectile Dysfunction, an enlarged prostate, and effects from chronic disease.

Bioidentical Hormone Pellet Therapy by bioTE

Replacing loss testosterone and needed estrogen in the form of bioidentical hormone pellets in men has proven not only to help with erectile issues, but improve energy, sleep, weight control and sexual desire. It all starts with a simple blood test.