Erectile Dysfunction is characterized by the inability of the male reproductive organ to develop or maintain an erection. Erectile dysfunction doesn’t affect the physical health of a person, it can cause an affect to the mental health to a great extent. It can have severe psychological effects on a person’s confidence and self-image. It can also pose many relationship difficulties.
What exactly is Erectile Dysfunction and what causes it?
Erectile dysfunction simply the dysfunction of male reproductive organ. It is also called as impotence. A man can suffer from erectile dysfunction for many reasons but some of the main reasons are drug use (like androgenic and anabolic steroids), hormonal imbalance, neurological problem, cardiovascular diseases etc.
A person with no physical problems can also suffer from erectile dysfunction. Even a person’s thoughts can cause erectile dysfunction. If a person feels like he can’t get a better erection or penetration instead of enjoying the sex, he probably will fail to achieve the penetration.
How erectile dysfunction can be cured?
Erectile dysfunction can be cured using both modern day medicine as well as traditional Ayurveda. Modern day medicines may include surgery or a complete change of lifestyle treating the condition as a disease and sometimes effecting the mind of the people, while the traditional Ayurveda focuses on just the organic aspects of the nature to cure a person from erectile dysfunction.
How Ayurveda and herbs can cure erectile dysfunction ?
Instead of just focusing on how to cure erectile dysfunction, Ayurvedic ways focus more on the overall well-being of a person. It includes a combination of herbs, some exercises like yoga or swimming and dietary changes to improve the overall health of the person. Due to exercising and dietary changes, the mental health of the person also becomes stable which helps the person to regain his confidence. “ Psychological health plays a very important role in curing any disease”.
Herbs which have the ability to cure erectile dysfunction:
Ayurveda is always not about targeting the root cause of an issue directly. It is about solving all the possibilities through which a problem can occur. There are some herbs which cause erections like Viagra. There are some herbs which give more stamina and endurance. When these two are combined, you can have the pleasure you can only imagine.
Panax Ginseng: Panax Ginseng has the ability to work at the cellular level to cure erectile dysfunction. According to many studies conducted in 2008, the researchers found a dosage of 600mg to 1g of Panax Ginseng taken three times a day can have considerable effect against erectile dysfunction.
Ashwagandh: Ashwagandha, also known as Indian ginseng is an herb used to treat erectile dysfunction as well as to improve sperm count. It is used to improve fertility and overall health in men. Ashwagandha is also known to reduce stress. Having less stress will improve the blood flow thus improving the overall mood and sex drive of a person.
Taking ashwagandha increases the production of nitric oxide which increases the flow of blood to the genitals. This results in an increased sex drive and pleasure. Ashwagandha is also known to increase the testosterone production. It is used as a natural testosterone booster in many supplements.
Asparagus racemosus: The herb has the ability to relieve depression and reduce stress. It supports the secretion of luteinizing hormone. The luteinizing hormone also known as LH improves testosterone production in men which in turn, improves sex drive.
Safed Musli: Safed Musli is well-known to improve sperm count in men and work against premature ejaculation. It is also known to promote testosterone production and improve sex drive. Safed Musli is sometimes used to treat diabetes-induced erectile dysfunction. It improves the overall health of a person and strengthens the immunity system.
How effective are the herbs to cure erectile dysfunction?
As discussed above, many herbs possess the ability to improve sex drive, improve testosterone production, improve the immunity of a person and some herbs can directly affect sex drive or improve sperm count.
There is no doubt that herbs are capable of curing erectile dysfunction. But the effectiveness of the herbs or medication depends on several factors like the dosage, overall health of the individual, the person’s age etc.
Are there any side effects of using these herbs?
Even though none of these herbs don’t show any considerable side effects, the effective dosage of these herbs is yet to be found. The ayurvedic way is considered as the safest way to treat any disease but self-medication is always bad. To know about the dosage, when to use, how to use, it is always good to consult an Ayurvedic doctor.