Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is a problem that most of the men face at different points of times in their life. This article I am going to share with you 3 ways to prevent Erectile Dysfunction.
Before we start exploring the ways to prevent Erectile Dysfunction let’s take a look at what it is and why does it happen.
Erectile Dysfunction is the inability of an individual to have sexual intercourse due to lack of firmness in the erection. Studies have shown that men face this problem due to many reasons; these could be physical or emotional in nature.
Suffering from various illnesses like Cardiovascular, Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Obesity etc. could be some of the reasons for an individual having ED. On the emotional front it could be stress, anxiety, relationship issues etc.
Now that we know the causes of Erectile Dysfunction, let us look at 3 ways to prevent Erectile Dysfunction by getting some Balance in your life
- Mantra 1: A Balanced Diet
- Mantra 2: A Balanced Life Style
- Mantra 3: A Balanced Emotional State
Mantra 1 : A Balanced Diet
What’s harmful to your heart is harmful for your penis.
You read it right; whatever causes blockages to the capillaries leading to heart problems leads to Erectile Dysfunction. Since the capillaries supplying blood to penis also start getting clogged. Changing lifestyle is one reason we do not have healthy meals we eat a lot of fried and processed foods that is high in cholesterol. It’s important for you to have a balanced diet consisting of good fats, fruits and vegetables.
It is observed that a Mediterranean diet is a very healthy diet as it consists of appropriate portions of fruits, vegetables, Whole grains and healthy fats that include Olive Oil, Fish, and nuts. Once can also replace high fatty foods with good substitutes without compromising on the taste like for example changing your oil to Olive or Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Replacing butter and margarine with Greek Yogurt or Avocado, use fresh herbs to add flavor.
When you eat healthy you also are on the way to a healthier weight as Obesity is also a prime cause of ED.
This is the first Mantra of the 3 ways of Preventing Erectile Dysfunction.
Mantra 2: A Balanced Lifestyle
Like a Balanced Diet a Balanced lifestyle is of great importance as it takes care of the Physical & Emotional aspects that lead to Erectile Dysfunction. Moderation is the key word to having a Balanced Lifestyle. Regular exercise, proper sleep and a work-life balance leads to a healthy lifestyle.
Walking, Jogging or any form of physical exercise (except for bicycle riding) for at least 30 to 45 mins a day helps in increasing blood circulation and also providing the stamina and energy.
Other than including Exercise in your regime you need to also subtract a few things like smoking and drinking beyond a limit. Occasional smoke or a Drink is not harmful however being addicted to it can lead to ED.
A sound sleep is an important ingredient to a health well balanced lifestyle, with age your body takes longer to recover and rejuvenate hence not having enough rest could lead to your body feeling tired and hence inability to spend quality time with your spouse.
Remember this will also ensure that your blood pressure and other vascular ailments are kept under control.
Balance your lifestyle is the 2nd Mantra of the 3 ways to prevent Erectile Dysfunction
Mantra 3: A Balanced Emotional State
Like the body and our physiological systems need to be balanced so does our Emotional state. Extreme Emotional states lead to Stress, Anxiety, Depression and these could be a major cause for your ED.
It is important that you need to resort what I like to call the Talk Therapy’ a therapy where in you share your emotional state with the person you trust and can share you inner soul with. Today it’s important to empty the pressure building up in your mind.
Talk Therapy’ is a tried and tested method that allows you to destress, reduce anxiety. Today there are a lot of counselors offering confidential services to help overcome these situations.
Another practical way to get into a balanced Emotional state is to do Yoga it not only regulates your breathing and increases flow of blood to the various systems in our body but also calms us down. It sends additional oxygen to our brain allowing us to think clearly and be ready to face the situations.
It is equally important to incorporate activities that you and your spouse enjoy together, that’s a way of connecting with the spouse and also it reduces pressure amongst couples that are facing relationship issues. Spending time together, doing fun activities leads to a positive mental state.
This is the last Mantra of the 3 ways to prevent Erectile Dysfunction.
These 3 ways or Mantras will help you prevent Erectile Dysfunction, ED is a part of every mans’ life prevent it early while its temporary and not let it reside within you and ruin the entire journey of life.