Erectile Dysfunction

MSH (My Sexual Health) team members are healthcare professionals who specialise in helping patients with erectile dysfunction (ED), a condition characterised by the inability to achieve or maintain an erection sufficient for sexual activity. They provide valuable support, assessment, and treatment options to individuals experiencing this sexual concern.

Understanding Erectile Dysfunction (ED):

MSH team members have knowledge about erectile dysfunction and its potential causes. They can explain that various factors, including physical conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hormonal imbalances, and psychological factors like stress, anxiety, or relationship issues can cause ED. They provide education on the anatomy and physiology of erections and how ED can impact sexual experiences and relationships.

Assessment and Evaluation:

MSH team members conduct a thorough assessment to understand the underlying factors contributing to erectile dysfunction. They consider physical and psychological aspects, medical history, lifestyle factors, current medications, and emotional well-being. They may perform diagnostic tests or screenings to identify any underlying medical conditions.

Treatment Options:

MSH team members offer various treatment options for erectile dysfunction based on the underlying causes. They may recommend lifestyle modifications, such as exercise, healthy diet, smoking cessation, and stress management, which can positively impact ED. Depending on the individual's needs and health status, they can also provide information on medications, such as oral phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitors or other medical interventions.

Psychological Support:

ED can have a significant psychological impact on individuals, leading to feelings of frustration, anxiety, or reduced self-esteem. MSH team members provide emotional support and guidance, helping patients cope with the psychological aspects of ED. They may offer counselling or refer patients to mental health professionals specialising in sexual health.

Relational Support:

ED can affect relationships and intimacy. MSH team members provide support and guidance for couples dealing with ED, emphasising open communication, empathy, and shared decision-making. They can help couples explore alternative ways to maintain intimacy and pleasure beyond penetrative sex.

Collaboration with Specialists:

MSH team members collaborate with other healthcare professionals, such as urologists or endocrinologists, to ensure comprehensive care for patients with erectile dysfunction. They may facilitate referrals to specialists when necessary, ensuring that individuals receive specialised expertise and treatment options tailored to their specific needs.

Education and Resources:

MSH team members provide educational resources on erectile dysfunction, including information on potential causes, treatment options, and self-help strategies. They can recommend reliable sources of information and additional resources, such as books, websites, or support groups, that offer further support for individuals with ED.

By seeking support from MSH team members, individuals experiencing erectile dysfunction can access expert guidance, evaluation, and treatment options tailored to their specific needs. The services provided by these professionals contribute to improving sexual well-being, enhancing communication, and promoting overall satisfaction and confidence in sexual experiences.

My Sexual Health provides credible sexual health services for Erectile Dysfunction. Contact us for an appointment with a medical doctor, physiotherapist, or other health professional

MSH doctors can assist with the medical implications of your condition. Refer to the list of Competent Sexual Health Providers listed on our website.

If you suspect that your problem Is more psychological or due to relationship factors, you can see one of the MSH psychologists/counsellors.

All the MSH Team members work within the context of a multidisciplinary team and will refer you to another team member of need be.

*Please contact your preferred healthcare provider directly for more information about the cost of consultations. MSH offers a platform service to Credible Sexual Health Providers you may choose to consult with.

Disclaimer:  MSH provides a platform for Sexual Health providers to network and learn in order to render the highest level of sexual health services to patients.  MSH does not take responsibility for the clinical practice of any of its members.  Any concerns can be directed towards but misconduct needs to be reported to the registration body of the particular individual.