Erectile dysfunction (ED), also called impotence, is a type of sexual dysfunction in men. ED can be diagnosed in a majority of cases where men are unable to keep an erection of the penis during sexual intercourse. The cause of erectile dysfunction can be physical and psychological. Physical causes include heart disease, diabetes, side-effects of drugs, nerve-related problems. In contrast, the psychological cause is where men are unable to penetrate due to certain thoughts or self-image issues.


Sildenafil or Viagra is believed to be the most popular medicine to cure erectile dysfunction but might have side-effects like headaches, flushing, or stomach issues. Some studies recommend alternative approaches to treat Erectile dysfunction such as yoga, sex therapy, management of emotional issues, and regular physical activity since they are drug-free ways for body-mind balance. As per a research, certain yoga poses such as Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend), Janu Sirasasana (Head-to-Knee Pose), Baddha Konasana (Bound Angle Pose) increases the testosterone levels, improves the blood flow to the pelvic region and thus, helps in treating erection problems.

It is reported that men who practice yoga or any physical form of exercise have improved productivity levels at work and better relationships with their partners.


Some benefits of yoga for improving men's sexual health:


1) As per a study, practicing yoga daily or regularly can improve male sexual performance.

2) Yoga poses can stimulate the pelvic area and promote flexibility in the body.

3) Yoga is said to be effective in reducing stomach pain and digestion issues.

4) Yoga can control blood pressure and reduce body fat, which are both linked to erectile dysfunction.

5) according to some researches, regular practice of yoga helps in increasing ejaculatory control, erection, and orgasm.

6) Yoga can reduce stress hormone cortisol, which leads to improved sexual functions.

7) Yoga leads to enhancement of stamina and strength in the upper body parts required for better sexual performance.

8) Practicing yoga can also lead to achieve higher sexual satisfaction and help to last longer in bed.

9) Yoga prevents significant health problems and cuts the need for regular doctor visits.

10) Yoga helps to improve focus and improves overall sexual health.


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