In order to treat something, we must understand it beforehand. Long story short, Erectile Dysfunction or ED is the inability to achieve and maintain an erection. Over a period of time, a lasting decrease in the quality of erections is observed. Point being, the rigidity of the erection must be enough to penetrate the vagina, mouth or anus, successfully. Frequent cases of Erectile Dysfunction have been recorded in men over the age of 50. This issue has recently become a common occurrence in young men too. Often traced back to physical changes in the body, psychological and mental health is also a contributor to this condition.

Treatment methods involving lifestyle changes include:

Practicing yoga: This recourse is known to alleviate stress and anxiety in men and women alike, facilitating healthy blood circulation throughout the body and subsequently to the penis as well.

Adding certain foods to your diet: Fruit such as apples and berries, rich in flavonoids and anti-oxidants were recognized by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition as possessing essential blood-thinning properties.

Beetroots increase levels of nitric oxide in the body, promoting healthy blood flow to the penis.

Olive oil packed with healthy mono saturated fats help to remove bad cholesterol from the body that could be harmful for your erection. The recommended dosage being about 9 spoons of olive oil per week.

Treatment methods of medicinal value include:

Tadalafil: Generally marketed under the name, Cialis, also available as a generic drug, specifically used to treat the condition of ED. Increasing the amount of blood flow to the penis, it helps in maintaining an erection hard enough to indulge in sexual intercourse.

Omega 3 vitamins: These supplements often address the underlying causes of Erectile Dysfunction such as cardiovascular diseases and hypertension, thus indirectly reducing the consequences of ED on the body.

However, one must note that sexual stimulation is still necessary for the medicines to take effect. Medicinal supplements are not responsible for the boosting of sexual desire. Hence, the presence of natural aphrodisiacs in the body that enhance libido are exceedingly necessary.

Kesar and Gokshura are Ayurvedic herbs popularly recognized to do just that. Natural and alternative medication to recharge your libido can be found in Bold for Men by Misters.

The measures to curtail this condition exist, if only we seek reliable information. Having said that, please ensure you do not self diagnose and consult a professional or Ayurvedic specialist before starting any medication.