Erectile Health Advice
Erectile dysfunction as a side-effect after prostate cancer & prostatectomy & diabetes, medications
Many people wonder which drugs, surgeries, and diseases are known to cause erectile dysfunction. From issues with ED after a prostatectomy to difficulty getting it up after a diabetes diagnosis, we explore how erectile dysfunction is associated with certain health issues or treatments. Our Toronto and Vancouver doctors also share how men may be able to improve their ability to get an erection even when dealing with these conditions.
- Does Infection from the Coronavirus and COVID-19 Contribute to Erectile Dysfunction?For some patients evidently. The evidence comes in a number of ways. Firstly, anecdotally. We have been seeing patients who report they noticed a fall off in the hardness of their erections after they suffered from COVID. We have not been collecting data, at this point, on their history of vaccinations, antibody testing and related […]
- SONICWAVE Treatments for Erectile Dysfunction Resulting from Radical ProstatectomyInitial caution… then Good News. The medical community has been cautious about treating erectile dysfunction caused by radical prostatectomy for understandable reasons. The nerve that runs through the prostate gland is delicate and easily damaged by the surgery and further disturbance by low-intensity extracorporeal shock wave therapy (LI-ESWT) – SONICWAVE as we term it – […]
- How are Type 2 Diabetes, Testosterone Deficiency and Erectile Dysfunction Connected?Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a very common complication in men with diabetes mellitus (DM). Diabetes causes changes to the endothelium and penile vascular system. What is less often acknowledged is that men with type 2 diabetes also have higher prevalence of testosterone deficiency. In fact, testosterone deficiency in men precedes the development of insulin resistance […]