You can prevent many of the causes of erectile dysfunction (ED) as ED is usually a symptom of an underlying medication condition. Here are some steps you can take to prevent erectile dysfunction.
If you smoke, get help to quit smoking as it can cause health problems that can lead to ED. Smoking is linked to heart and blood vessel disease, therefore, should be avoided. It disrupts cardiovascular functions and causes blood pressure to fluctuate which can cause ED.
Follow a Healthy Eating Plan
To maintain a healthy erectile function, choose healthy foods such as fruits and vegetables, whole-grain foods, low-fat dairy foods, and lean meats. Avoid foods high in fat, red meat, and sodium. Follow a healthy eating plan to maintain a healthy weight, and control your blood pressure, which can help prevent ED.
If you want to lose weight, talk with your health care provider about how to lose weight. Ask for a referral to a nutritionist who can help you plan healthy meals to lose weight. Losing weight can help increase testosterone, reduce inflammation, and increase self-esteem, all of which may help prevent erectile dysfunction. If you are at a healthy weight and do not have any symptoms of ED, maintain that weight through healthy eating and physical activity can help prevent it.
Be Physically Active
Even a little bit of physical activity can improve blood circulation. This helps in increasing blood flow through your body, including the penis. Activities, such as brisk walking, jogging, yoga, or swimming can help prevent the risk of ED.
Avoid Using Illegal Drugs
Using illegal substances may prevent you from getting or keeping an erection. It also affects your psychological, emotional, or physical well-being which can lead to ED.
If you are healthy but still have the symptoms of ED, you may have to visit a doctor who may prescribe ED medications such as Cenforce 100, Fildena 100, Malegra 100, or Tadarise 20, which are very effective drugs that help in temporarily gaining erectile function.