Treat Erectile Dysfunction by Acupuncture


A harmonious sex life became a desire for every couples. Sometimes the sex life is disturbed and you can make your couple happy because of various problems. As a result, the continuity of households are at risk.

Sexual intercourse for couples also have many functions. Not simply as a reproduction to continue the descent, but these activities become a means of healthy recreation for every couple. So hardly surprising, when issues relating to sexual can affect quality of life.

One of the problems is erectile dysfunction (ED). Worldwide, 13-28 percent of ED affects up to 80-year-old man. But there is a possibility that this disorder can occur at a young age. The chances of ED increases with age. Erectile dysfunction is a condition in which a man is not able to achieve an erection or not capable of initiating and maintaining an erection. ED is not only a physical disorder, but can also affect the mental condition of men.

Various factors are considered as the source of the cause of this problem, among others, the impact of stress, the consumption of drugs, specific diseases, major surgery or radiotherapy. Well, if you are related to the problem of ED due to stress, you can consult with an acupuncturist.

Results of a study published in the International Journal of Impotence Research shows that acupuncture can help to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) in psychological way. Thus quoted from Men’s Health, Thursday (15/4/2010).

“In psychogenic erectile dysfunction, the patient has a problem with the balance of sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system,” said Paul Engelhardt, MD, author of the study.

“China’s traditional medicine tries to restore this balance. Of course it sounds like using feng shui to your underwear drawer, but it works. As much as 64 percent of men who underwent acupuncture for 6 weeks, recovered their sexual function and no further treatment is needed,” said Paul.