Erectile dysfunction, also called impotence, affects millions of American men, causing an inability to achieve or maintain an erection during sex. Vascular disease is the cause of 70% of impotence. High blood pressure, obesity, and diabetes can also affect an erection. To increase blood flow to the penis, there are several treatments a man can try. Drugs like Viagra block an enzyme that breaks down chemicals that are produced during sexual stimulation, making erections last longer. A vacuum pump causes blood to rush to the penis which causes an erection. Other treatments include shock therapy, muscle relaxing injections, and pellet treatments.

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