In general, as a rule, the causes that influence the development of erectile dysfunction can be divided into five groups:
specific psychiatric disorders - "fear of impotence," depleted sexual techniques, etc.
hypogonadism (underdevelopment of gonads);
prolactinoma (a tumor of the brain);
sarcoidosis (a special form of inflammation, which is involved in the lungs, eyes, skin and internal organs) with the involvement of the hypothalamic area (area of the brain that regulates the internal organs).
spinal cord diseases;
According to statistics, 60% of the cause of impotence is that the blood does not flow into the penis or there is a fast tide her back. In 15% of cases, the cause must be sought in the hidden neurological disorders. 5% of cases develop on the background of various endocrine (hormonal) disease. And only 20% are caused by psychological motives.
Diabetes adversely affects the state of the nerve endings of the penis, disrupting their normal functions, and leads to dysfunction of smooth muscle, which is the erectile tissue.
Hypertension (high blood pressure) and treatment aimed at lowering blood pressure, may also impair blood circulation to the penis.