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 +=====Erectile dysfunction=====
 +//Wikipedia - [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Erectile_dysfunction|Erectile_dysfunction]]//​\\ ​
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 +Erectile dysfunction (ED or (male) impotence) is a sexual dysfunction characterized by the inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis. There are various underlying causes, such as cardiovascular leakage and diabetes, many of which are medically treatable.
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 +The causes of erectile dysfunction may be physiological or psychological. Physiologically,​ erection is a hydraulic mechanism based upon blood entering and being retained in the penis, and there are various ways in which this can be impeded, most of which are amenable to treatment. Psychological impotence is where erection or penetration fails due to thoughts or feelings (psychological reasons) rather than physical impossibility;​ this can often be helped. Notably in psychological impotence there is a very strong placebo effect.
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 +Erectile dysfunction,​ tied closely as it is to cultural notions of potency, success and masculinity,​ can have devastating psychological consequences including feelings of shame, loss or inadequacy; often unnecessary since in most cases the matter can be helped. There is a strong culture of silence and inability to discuss the matter. In fact around 1 in 10 men will experience recurring impotence problems at some point in their lives.[1]
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 +Folk remedies have long been advocated, with some being advertised widely since the 1930s. The introduction of the first pharmacologically approved remedy for impotence, sildenafil (trade name Viagra), in the 1990s caused a wave of public attention, propelled in part by heavy advertising.
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 +The Latin term impotentia coeundi describes simple inability to insert the penis into the vagina. It is now mostly replaced by more precise terms. The study of erectile dysfunction within medicine is covered by andrology, a sub-field within urology.
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 +  -"1 in 10 men" estimate, see for example:\\ [[http://​www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/​articles/​article.aspx?​articleId=210|NHS Direct - Health encyclopaedia -Erectile dysfunction]]
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 +====Pills====
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 +  *[[Erectile dysfunction]]
 +    *[[Sildenafil]] ('​Viagra'​)
 +    *[[Tadalafil]] ('​Cialis'​)
 +    *[[Vardenafil]] ('​Levitra'​)
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