Alternative Treatment For Erectile Dysfunction

by Robert Carver

One of the most common sexual problems in men is Erectile Dysfunction or ED. It is a condition when a man fails to get an erection or becomes unable to keep his erection for much longer during sexual activity. The causes of ED can vary from psychological to medical condition, but there are many alternatives to treat ED easily without filling your cabinet with a pile of prescription drugs. The alternative medicines for ED have been proven to help cure the condition permanently without much side-effect. However, before opting for any of the alternative medicines, it is important to consult your physician and inform them about the details of the treatment you are willing to undergo.

It has been found that some common food items contain certain kind of elements and enzymes that can greatly help in improving the condition of Erectile Dysfunction. If taken in proper dosage, those food items can even cure ED completely provided they are taken in required amount for a certain period.

Panax Ginseng

Panax Ginseng or Korean red ginseng is already used by many pharmaceutical industries for manufacturing ED medicines. Besides ED, this herb also helps in improving many other medical conditions. It is a safe herb for treating ED but it can have side-effects if taken for a longer period of time.

L – arginine

L – arginine is a very useful amino acid present in dairy products, fish, poultry and red meat. It helps in increasing blood flow by expanding the blood vessels and so it is also known as vasolidator. As L – arginine can also be artificially created in laboratories, so it can be taken as supplements to treat ED. However, if it is taken along with harmful male enhancement drugs like Viagra or any other high blood pressure medicine, it can have adverse effect on your health.

Dehydroepiandrosterone or DHEA

It is a hormone that is produced by our body naturally under certain circumstances. If present in optimum quantity in your body, DHEA can help in curing ED very effectively. As it can be manufactured artificially with the help of soy and wild yam, so you can easily increase this hormone in your body by taking it as a supplement. As much as it is helpful in treating ED, too much of this hormone in your body can also result in certain side effects like acne, hair loss or upset stomach. So, it is very important to check on the amount of this hormone in your body while undergoing ED treatment.


Yohimbe is found in Africa. It is an evergreen tree and its bark contains yohimbine, which is a chemical that is used in some cases to treat ED. Although Yohimbe is said to be effective in curing ED but it is still not considered as a safe drug due to its serious side effects like kidney failure, heart attack and seizure. So, without your doctor’s supervision, this chemical should not be taken under any condition. However, in smaller dosage and in very controlled amount, Yohimbe can treat ED without causing the serious side effects.

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