Natural Remedies For Erectile Dysfunction

    (BlackDoctor.org) — Learn more about the cause of erectile dysfunction to overcome this sensitive condition. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful:

    What You Need To Know:

    • Quit smoking
    Men who smoke have an increased ED risk

    • Check out Asian ginseng
    900 mg of a concentrated herbal extract two or three times a day may improve libido and ability to maintain erection

    • Give ginkgo a go
    Take 240 mg a day of a standardized herbal extract to increase blood flow to the penis

    • Try yohimbe and DHEA
    With the help of a doctor experienced in these treatments, take an herbal extract of yohimbe containing 15 to 30 mg a day of yohimbine to increase blood flow, or 50 mg a day of the supplement dehydroepiandrosterone to improve hormone levels

    • Get a checkup
    ED can be caused by some diseases and may be a side effect of certain medications

    • Consider counseling
    Psychological issues can be a cause, or an effect, of ED
     
    These recommendations are not comprehensive and are not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or pharmacist. Continue reading the full erectile dysfunction article for more in-depth, fully-referenced information on medicines, vitamins, herbs, and dietary and lifestyle changes that may be helpful.