Chances of developing this condition increases with age. Studies have shown that approximately 50% of all men above the age of 40 years experience some problem with erection. Apart from increasing age, following lifestyle factor also increase the risk of ED. Excessive stress, Smoking, Excessive alcohol consumption, Drug addiction Apart from above mentioned lifestyle factors certain medical diseases can also lead
to difficulty with erection. The medical conditions which can lead to this problem are: Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Mental Disorders e.g. Depression, Injury to spine, Kidney diseases, Hypertension In addition, certain medication & surgery of prostate can also lead to difficulty with erection. Medications causing erectile dysfunction. Many commonly
used medications may bring about erectile dysfunction as an unwanted effect. These include some drugs in the following categories: High blood pressure medications, Anti-depressants, Diuretics, Certain drugs used to treat cancer If you suspect that your erection problem is a result of a medication you have been prescribed, DO NOT STOP TAKING THE MEDICATION WITHOUT CONSULTING YOUR DOCTOR. Your doctor
may prescribe an alternative medication which may be less likely to interfere with erection.