Psychological Cause For Erectile Dysfunction

About "Psychological Cause For Erectile Dysfunction"

The sexual dysfunction in a man, where he is unable to keep an erection firm for sexual intercourse is called erectile dysfunction. 10 to 20 % of ED is caused due to psychological reasons. These causes include stress, anxiety, the guilt of not satisfying the partner, low self-esteem, depression, and loss of interest in sex.

Related Terms: Erectile Dysfunction, Poor Erection, Premature Ejaculation, Masturbation, Tadalafil, Sildenafil, Stress

Recently Answered Questions

The face of penis bends during insertion. Please advice.
Query: Hello doctor, I am married for the past six years and stayed with my wife for around two years in these six years due to job location reasons. My wife has asked for divorce now as I am not able to insert my penis into her vagina in these six years. I have done following test up till now: Semen anal...  Read Full »
Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns about ongoing issues with your sex life after going through all the attachments (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Although, it is never possible to comment conclusively, but from the available description, i...  Read Full »
I am not getting proper erection for the last three months. Can you prescribe some medicine?
Query: Hi doctor,I am a 35-year-old guy. I am married for six years. I am unable to get a proper erection for the last three months. Please prescribe some medication.  Read Full »
Dr. Pankaj Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have given very little information regarding your problem. There are lots of reasons for poor election after marriage and among them the most common is psychogenic. The erection depends on many thing beside medical causes. In medical causes usually, early morning e...  Read Full »
I have fear of ED since I turned 50. Is my condition worrisome?
Query: Hi doctor, I am concerned about ED. I am 51. I am fit but have hypertension that is controlled using 5 mg of Bystolic daily. BP generally runs 120/77 but can be higher depending upon stress levels. My most recent physical showed healthy levels of cholesterol and blood sugars. I do however have anxi...  Read Full »
Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your description and the likely cause is stress and anxiety. These factors quite commonly affect sexual performance, libido, and erections. Considering your libido was also low during this period, it is likely a stress and anxiety-related issue on...  Read Full »
My penis is not erecting properly. Please advice ayurvedic treatment.
Query: Hi doctor, I am 28 years old working bachelor planning to get married in next 4 to 5 months. But I am very tensed and concerned about my penis size and erectile potential. For last 5 to 6 months penis is not erecting properly and less hardness. Please suggest me some Ayurdevic remedies to improve h...  Read Full »
Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai
Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Definitely, I would like to help you. It is good to hear that you are planning for marriage. Erection and hardness of penis mostly depend on your psychology. According to your thoughts, some hormonal activities occurs which leads to increase blood flow in penile blood c...  Read Full »
Why do I not get an erection with my new partner?
Query: Hello doctor, I do not know why, but I do not feel confident and cannot get a boner with this new partner I have. I am depressed and this is nothing new to me. I have dated her before and it was the same thing. She really intimidates me and this does not happen with other partners I have had. Pleas...  Read Full »
Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Probably, you are suffering from erectile dysfunction situational type. It can be managed by two different approaches: Non-drug - Dual sex therapy and behavioral therapy. Drug treatment includes the Sildenafil, Vardenafil, Tadalafil, Phentolamine, etc. It is diff...  Read Full »
I am having erection problems in front of my partner. Is it psychological?
Query: Hi doctor,I am in a new relationship. I am wanting to impress my partner sexually but my problem is I am getting erection problems in front of her but in the home, when I am alone my erections are normal. Is this some sort of psychological issue? Is this common? How to overcome it?  Read Full »
Dr. Mashfika N Alam
General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Yes, what you are suffering from is psychological as you only face this problem in front of your partner and not when you are alone. This has to do with performance anxiety as you already feel the need to impress her so your anxiety is acting out in this way. This is qu...  Read Full »
Do I need a prescription for erectile dysfunction pills?
Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing erectile dysfunction. Are there any over-the-counter medications for a quick solution? I am on a tour with my wife and I am not accessible to any specialist. Please help.  Read Full »
Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is difficult to get such drugs over the counter. I suggest you can use tablets used to treat erectile dysfunctions like Sildenafil 50 mg or Tadalafil 10 mg. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and with their consent take the medicines. Silden...  Read Full »
Why am I having problems with erection?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26-year-old male with a weight of 85 kg and a height of 5 feet 10 inches. Recently, I was not able to get an erection while doing sex and was also ejaculating very soon. This happened two days ago with my current partner while we were having sex for the first time and also with...  Read Full »
Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Poor erection in most individuals occurs due to psychological reasons. But sometimes hormonal issues, diabetes, hypertension also worsen the problem. Did you get yourself checked for serum testosterone, prolactin, and blood sugar levels? Do you have any other associ...  Read Full »
How to improve my sex performance?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 43 years old. I do not have any sex problem other than premature ejaculation. Now, my penis looks so small in the flaccid state. By thinking this, I could not perform well. I am currently on Nano Leo, Lvate and Virilex. Please help.  Read Full »
Dr. Uphar Gupta
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The most important and the most common reason for sexual dysfunction is psychological. Over thinking and being over anxious will be the biggest mistake in the situation. Then, the other things would be to avoid alcohol and smoke. Take adequate rest and plenty of water. Av...  Read Full »
Can we take Nano Leo and Tazzle before intercourse for Erection Problem?
Query: Hi doctor, I have erectile dysfunction problem. My doctor prescribed me to take Nano Leo sachet twice daily and Tazzle tablet 2 hours before intercourse. Is it fine to take those?  Read Full »
Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair B

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please provide me details about your medical history, age, weight, marital status and reasons for this. Medicines should be taken after proper evaluation. Please give me more details to help you.  Read Full »


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