Symptoms & Causes of Erectile Dysfunction
Symptoms of ED include
being able to get an erection sometimes, but not every time you want to have sex
being able to get an erection, but not having it last long enough for sex
being unable to get an erection at any time
ED is often a symptom of another health problem or health-related factor.
What causes erectile dysfunction?
Many different factors affecting your vascular system NIH external link, nervous system NIH external link, and endocrine system can cause or contribute to ED.
Although you are more likely to develop ED as you age, aging does not cause ED. ED can be treated at any age.
Certain diseases and conditions
The following diseases and conditions can lead to ED:
type 2 diabetes
heart and blood vessel disease NIH external link
high blood pressure
chronic kidney disease
multiple sclerosis NIH external link