Causes of Impotence in Men
There are many things that causes of impotence in men because the erection process itself involves emotions, nerves, brain, blood vessels, hormones, and muscles.
In most cases, impotence is caused by physical health problems, such as:
- Disorders of the nervous system. Caused by stroke, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injuries, spinal tumors, severe head injury, brain tumors, Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy.
- Disturbances in blood circulation
It is caused by hypertension, diabetes, and heart disease.
- Abnormalities in the structure of the penis
It is caused by Peyronie’s disease.
- Disturbance of hormonal balance
It is caused by hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, hypogonadism, and Cushing’s syndrome.
Besides caused by the existence of physical health problems, the occurrence of impotence can also be caused by:
- Psychological disorders (eg anxiety and stress).
- Drug side effects (eg antihistamines, antidepressants, antipsychotics, antiandrogens, anticonvulsants, beta blockers, H2 antagonists, diuretics, fibrates, cytotoxic, or corticosteroids).
- Unhealthy lifestyles (eg smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, or using illegal drugs).
- Stamina that is declining