Frequently asked questions
Are sexual disorders very common in men?
Yes. More than 20% of Spanish men suffer from erectile dysfunction at some stage of their life. From the age of 50, 10% of Spanish men experience low testosterone levels. Also, premature ejaculation affects between 3 and 30% of men at some time in their life.
What is erectile dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction is the inability to achieve and maintain an erection that is sufficient for satisfactory sexual intercourse.
Why does erectile dysfunction occur?
There are two main reasons: psychological disorders and organic disorders. In the case of psychological disorders, the onset of erectile dysfunction tends to be sudden and usually occurs in men under the age of 50. From the age of 50, some diseases can cause organic erectile dysfunction.
What diseases can cause erectile dysfunction?
Some very common diseases such as hypertension, obesity, smoking, diabetes, cholesterol or heart problems increase the risk of erectile dysfunction.
Are the treatments for erectile dysfunction effective?
Yes. Phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors (Sildenafil (Viagra©), Vardenafil (Levitra©) and Tadalafil (Cialis©)) are successful in more than 85% of erectile dysfunction cases.
Are the treatments for erectile dysfunction safe?
Yes. Under medical supervision, the drugs for treating erectile dysfunction are safe.
Is it true that the drugs for erectile dysfunction can cause heart attacks?
No. The drugs for treating erectile dysfunction are effective and safe, provided that they are taken under medical supervision. Except in the case of some people with serious heart problems or who take nitrates, erectile dysfunction treatment is completely safe.
Can I take these drugs if I have heart problem?
Ask our specialists. Treatment in most men with heart problems is safe, provided that it has been supervised by medical professionals.