Andrology Clinic :
This clinic is for the evaluation and treatment of men who are finding it difficult to attain or maintain an erection sufficient for sexual intercourse. The clinic is run by one of our Clinical Nurse Specialists. In the clinic we look for possible causes of erectile difficulties and then agree a treatment plan with the patient. Erectile dysfunction is a very common problem affecting about 1 in 10 men. Unfortunately only a small proportion of these men actually receive any treatment for their problem.
Causes of erectile dysfunction :
Most men will, at some stage, fail to get or keep an erection. The most common causes are stress, tiredness, anxiety or excessive alcohol intake. If a man worries about the problem it can lead to further difficulties because of the "fear of failure". Other problems that can contribute to a psychological cause of erectile dysfunction include: