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Sometimes helping your partner with their ED problems is a challenge. Learn about ED, help your partner with what you’ve learned, and work towards resolving your sex problems together.

Addressing ED problems with your partner can be a challenge. Educating yourself on the best options for you and your spouse can help bridge the gap to return to the level of intimacy you both desire. Facing ED can be easier with a supportive partner. Having an ally in making treatment decisions can reduce the intimidation inherent in facing these sensitive issues. This way, you’re not suffering alone, and you have an important ally in dealing with your ED problems resolutely and decisively.

Learn about ED

Learning more of the details regarding ED—its myriad causes, symptoms and treatment options, allow people to make an informed decision. Sometimes the opportunity to discuss it openly and sensitively does not freely arise in everyday setting, and a sex counselor might be an excellent option. In other cases, it helps to approach the issue non confrontationally and discretion, kindness and sensitivity. Knowing that many men suffer from ED, that ED becomes increasingly more common, and can be attributed to many combined factors, both psychological and physical, can be a relief for many men who suffer with feelings of inadequacy or other emotional factors. It is also greatly beneficial for many men to know that there is a wide range of available treatments, from over the counter traditional medications, PDE-5 medications such as Viagra, Levitra and Cialis, to penile surgery and now, acoustic wave therapy for ED.

Informing yourself about the prevalence of complications from aging and other physical conditions, and the availability of treatment options tends to hearten men suffering from ED, and to bolster their efforts in dealing with it instead of living with it. Sharing this information with your partner can make the critical difference.

For example, a recent innovation in ED treatment many people still have not heard about is Shock wave therapy. Used in an orthopedic context for many years with proven results, shockwave therapy applies acoustic wave therapy for ED, with very promising results. By applying soundwave to the penis and surrounding tissue over the course of six sessions, many patients have reported a marked increase in their sexual function. While this mode of therapy is still relatively new, some clinics report a 93% success rate in decreasing the symptoms of erectile dysfunction, and some men experience the positive effects of shock wave treatment for up to two years.

Take the difficult step of approaching your partner’s ED problems and take what you learn about ED into conversation. If you as the female partner would like sexual function help, you may also call AUUA.