Prescription drugs like Viagra, Cialis and Levitra may not be necessary to treat erectile dysfunction. In fact, these drugs only work for 50-70% of men. A study from Australian researchers and published in May 2014 in The Journal of Sexual Medicine, showed that men can reverse erectile dysfunction with simple lifestyle changes. So what can we do to better our sexual performance? Here are the top 5 immediate lifestyle changes for erectile dysfunction you can implement into your life.
Exercises for ED
We featured pelvic floor erectile dysfunction exercises in a previous blog article. But one of the best ways to increase blood flow to the penis is to increase blood flow everywhere else. We are talking about good old aerobic exercise. If trimming your waist line wasn't a already priority, hopefully this will get you motivated: 71% of men reported improved erectile function after just 30 days of 6 minute per day walking regiment! What happened in the control group? A 9% increase in reported ED. As far as erectile dysfunction exercises go, walking may be the easiest and at only 6 minutes per day, it may be one of the most convenient. Weight training may also be beneficial, as well as core exercises.
Exercise can often help improve many conditions, but are there erectile dysfunction exercises out there that work? In short, yes, there is one erectile dysfunction exercise that is backed up by successful study data: 40% of participants attained normal erectile function and 34.5% had improved erectile function.