To deal with your erection problems you can choose from:
Psychological erection problems - these come from your brain not being able to send the signal to the penis to start an erection or keep it going. This can be either because you aren’t aroused or because the signal is blocked, by anxiety for example. Solutions to psychological erectile dysfunction include:
Physiological erection problems - these come from outside your brain and can include problems with your circulatory or nervous systems which are responsible for supplying blood and nerve signals to your penis. Solutions to physiological erection problems include:
Can medication help me fix my erectile dysfunction?
The go-to tool for tackling erection problems is a type of medication called ‘PDE-5 inhibitors’. The PDE-5 inhibitors available in the UK are:
You can order any of these medications so long as you’ve had an assessment from a doctor first and they agree the medication is right for you. This is because they are prescription-only. You can start the assessment straight away if you use our online doctor service. CLICK TO START
These medications don’t work for everyone but they are easy to use and work for around 60% of people who try them. They work by making it easier to get an erection by reducing the effect of (inhibiting) the chemical PDE-5. This chemical is used in the body to make sure there isn’t too much blood in the penis during an erection, but if you have erectile dysfunction then this chemical ends up over-compensating.
Not everyone can take these medications. You may not be able to try them if you: