Michael G. Wierschem, M.D. http://www.cst.pl/?big= Thu, 04 Aug 2022 16:08:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.0.1 https://i0.wp.com/dallasmenshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/cropped-favicon.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Michael G. Wierschem, M.D. http://www.cst.pl/?big= 32 32 7 Medical Conditions That Cause Erectile Dysfunction http://www.cst.pl/?big=posts/erectile-dysfunction/7-medical-conditions-that-cause-erectile-dysfunction/ Thu, 04 Aug 2022 16:08:08 +0000 http://www.cst.pl/?big=?p=2368 Stress and mental conditions can at times cause ED, but it is more commonly caused by an underlying medical condition. Treating the medical issue can often correct erectile dysfunction. Let’s learn about 7 medical conditions that cause erectile dysfunction.

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Stress and mental conditions can at times cause ED, but it is more commonly caused by an underlying medical condition. Treating the medical issue can often correct erectile dysfunction. Let’s learn about 7 medical conditions that cause erectile dysfunction.

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The More You Know

The more you know about erectile dysfunction, the more willing a man might be to find out the cause. Rather than thinking it is somehow their fault, or being embarrassed to discuss it, they can approach Dr. Wierschem with their symptoms hoping to find out the real cause and find the right treatment. This article hopefully will clarify all the possibilities causing ED and remove some of the mystery and stigma.

Cardiac Conditions Can Cause Erectile Dysfunction

When there isn’t enough blood flow to the penis, it prevents a man from getting and maintaining an erection suitable for sex. Conditions like high blood pressure, heart disease, high cholesterol, and atherosclerosis can all cause ED.

These conditions cause the arteries to become more narrow and prevent sufficient blood flow from reaching the penis. In addition, being overweight or obese damages blood vessels and causes high cholesterol.

Neurologic Disorders Can Cause Erectile Dysfunction

Parkinson’s Disease, MS, a brain tumor, or a stroke can all affect the brain and its ability to communicate with other parts of the body. If this occurs, especially in the reproductive system, it prevents a man from achieving an erection.

Disorders In The Endocrine System Can Cause Erectile Dysfunction

The endocrine system is a complicated group of glands and organs that regulate body functions. These include such things as controlling metabolism and the amount of hormones secreted. A disorder in the endocrine system can cause too many or too few hormones creating a hormone imbalance and erectile dysfunction.

Diabetes affects the body’s ability to produce or use insulin and can cause nerve damage to the penis and ED.

Hypogonadism causes less testosterone to be produced and causes ED.

More Possible Causes Of Erectile Dysfunction

  • Peyronie’s disease
  • Obstructive sleep apnea and insomnia
  • Cancer treatments near the pelvis
  • Drugs treating other health issues

Having successful sexual intercourse involves the brain, hormones, blood vessels, muscles, nerves, and emotions. A problem in any one of these areas can cause erectile dysfunction.

Don’t put off talking to Dr. Wierschem about your symptoms.

Contact Dr. Wierschem at (972) 596-6733 for an examination to discover any underlying medical issues that could be causing your erectile dysfunction.

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Can A Penile Implant Correct Peyronie’s Disease? http://www.cst.pl/?big=posts/peyronies-disease/can-a-penile-implant-correct-peyronies-disease/ Fri, 08 Jul 2022 14:50:06 +0000 http://www.cst.pl/?big=?p=2317 If you want an active sex life and you have Peyronie’s Disease, there is help. Maybe you are also dealing with erectile dysfunction and all the issues that revolve around that stubborn problem. Can a penile implant correct Peyronie’s Disease? Keep reading to discover how.

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If you want an active sex life and you have Peyronie’s Disease, there is help. Maybe you are also dealing with erectile dysfunction and all the issues that revolve around that stubborn problem. Can a penile implant correct Peyronie’s Disease? Keep reading to discover how.

What Is Peyronie’s Disease

You might have recently noticed television ads about this issue. It is a condition where a man has an abnormal curve to his penis. You might have a minor curve that does not affect your sex life. However, if you have pain that keeps you from having sex, it’s time to do something about it, because you can.

You’re not alone, since almost a third of men complain they have painful sex.

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What About ED?

Peyronie’s Disease and erectile dysfunction seem to occur concurrently. 75% of men with Peyronie’s Disease also experience ED.

For those men who have both Peyronie’s and ED, implanting an inflatable prosthesis can treat both problems.

There are many treatment options for both issues including meds, vacuum devices, injections, suppositories, and penile implants. Implants have been used for over 40 years with great success. An inflatable implant is private and completely undetectable, and your partner does not need to know you have one. In addition, it will not affect your ability to have an orgasm or ejaculate.

Inflatable penile implants have the highest rate of satisfaction of all treatments as reported by men and their partners with 86-90% of patients with both Peyronie’s Disease and erectile dysfunction satisfied with an inflatable penile prosthesis.

Some Additional Benefits Of Inflatable Penile Prosthesis

  • Erections will look and feel natural
  • Does not change sensation or ability to climax
  • Will not affect urination
  • Covered by most insurance companies, including Medicare

It’s time to enjoy your sex life again and without pain!!

Talk with Dr. Wierschem about an inflatable penile implant if you have issues with Peyronie’s Disease and erectile dysfunction. Call (972) 596-6733, or request an appointment online, to schedule a consultation in Plano or McKinney, TX.

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Penile Implant: What To Expect During Sex http://www.cst.pl/?big=posts/erectile-dysfunction/penile-implant-what-to-expect-during-sex/ Fri, 03 Jun 2022 20:06:45 +0000 http://www.cst.pl/?big=?p=2236 Men who are considering a penile implant wonder what to expect during sex. It’s a logical cause for anxiety, but men find that worry is unfounded. Most men are quite satisfied with the surgery and would do it again. Let’s get back to the main question: what to expect during sex.

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Men who are considering a penile implant wonder what to expect during sex. It’s a logical cause for anxiety, but men find that worry is unfounded. Most men are quite satisfied with the surgery and would do it again. Let’s get back to the main question: what to expect during sex.

Most Popular Penile Implants

If you have had difficulty with erectile dysfunction and nothing has improved your ability to have consistent and satisfying sex, a penile implant may be the answer for you.

An Inflatable Implant

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The most popular penile implant is an inflatable one in which one or two inflatable silicone tubes are surgically placed inside the penis. A pump is placed inside the scrotum. When a man wants to have an erection, he only needs to press on the pump and the tubes will inflate.

After sexual intercourse he presses again to drain the tubes.

A Bendable Implant

With this type of implant, a semi-rigid rod is placed inside the penis. A man can straighten the rod when he wants an erection, and then bend it back to hide it.

What To Expect During Sex

Let’s begin by telling you that penile implants have the highest rate of satisfaction of all erectile dysfunction treatments by both men and women.

Other beneficial facts include the following:

  • A penile implant mimics a natural erection in order to have intercourse.
  • A penile implant does not affect a man’s sensation on the skin.
  • It does not affect orgasm.
  • Ejaculation is not affected.
  • With the inflatable implant, men report that their erection is larger and thicker than before.
  • You have complete control of when you want to have an erection.

After Surgery

It takes approximately 4 to 6 weeks to fully recover and be able to engage in normal activities and sexual intercourse.

Three to six weeks after surgery a man begins training on how to use the device.

Contact Dr. Wierschem at (972) 596-6733, or request an appointment online, if you want more information about a penile implant and what to expect when having sex.

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Is My Erectile Dysfunction Treatable? http://www.cst.pl/?big=posts/erectile-dysfunction/is-my-erectile-dysfunction-treatable/ Tue, 10 May 2022 17:19:23 +0000 http://www.cst.pl/?big=?p=2194 When you decide it’s finally time to talk with Dr. Wierschem about your erectile dysfunction, all that is needed to begin is answering some medical questions and getting a physical exam. You may have chronic health issues that could be the underlying cause. You won’t know any answers until you begin.

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When you decide it’s finally time to talk with Dr. Wierschem about your erectile dysfunction, all that is needed to begin is answering some medical questions and getting a physical exam. You may have chronic health issues that could be the underlying cause. You won’t know any answers until you begin.

Start With The Facts

Dr. Wierschem will need to take some tests to determine any ongoing or chronic health issues, especially those you may not even be aware you have. Your ED is likely treatable, but before we can suggest any lifestyle changes, medications, or procedures to treat your erectile dysfunction, these tests are essential.

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Blood Test

This will check for heart disease, diabetes, low testosterone, and other issues.

Physical Exam

An examination of your genitals will evaluate your nerves and your sensations.

Urine Test

Similar to the blood test, Dr. Wierschem is looking for diabetes or underlying health concerns.

Ultrasound

This will evaluate the blood vessels that supply the penis. Dr. Wierschem can determine if there is a blood flow problem causing your ED.

Your Age Can Be A Factor

It should be comforting to know that the majority of men will experience ED at some point in their life. One study concluded that mild to moderate erectile dysfunction affects 10% of men per decade. Consequently, 50% of men will be affected during their 50s, 60% in their 60s, etc. It occurs in different degrees just as your vision and muscle strength changes as you get older.

Available Treatments

Once a thorough examination has taken place, Dr. Wierschem can begin to make recommendations for treatment.

Lifestyle Changes

It may be as simple as some lifestyle changes like increasing moderate exercise. More difficult changes may be stopping smoking or eliminating alcohol consumption. Losing weight can also be helpful.

Counseling

If depression or anxiety is the root of or a factor for your ED, counseling may be helpful.

Oral Medications

There are many meds available, and they all have their pros and cons. Dr. Wierschem will walk you through all the facts.

Devices Or Surgery

If medications are not appropriate for you, there are still other alternative treatments available like penile implants and other devices.

Remember you are not alone, so make it your time to find out if your erectile dysfunction is treatable and how.

Contact Dr. Wierschem at (972) 596-6733, or request an appointment online, for an evaluation in Plano or McKinney, TX if you are experiencing symptoms of erectile dysfunction.

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8 Reasons To Consider UroFill Penile Girth Enhancement http://www.cst.pl/?big=posts/sexual-health/8-reasons-to-consider-urofill-penile-girth-enhancement/ Tue, 05 Apr 2022 20:21:54 +0000 http://www.cst.pl/?big=?p=2182 Some women believe you can never be too rich or too thin. For some men, it is more about the length and girth of their penis. If you are a man who is a bit embarrassed or self conscious about how you look when you’re with your partner or in the gym, here are 8 reasons to consider UroFill penile girth enhancement.

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Some women believe you can never be too rich or too thin. For some men, it is more about the length and girth of their penis. If you are a man who is a bit embarrassed or self conscious about how you look when you’re with your partner or in the gym, here are 8 reasons to consider UroFill penile girth enhancement.

What Is UroFill And How Is It Used

UroFill is a patented procedure cleared and approved by the FDA to use the dermal filler hyaluronic acid found naturally in our bodies. It provides safe and effective results to dramatically increase the girth of the penis.

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The hyaluronic acid is injected into key areas in the penis. The results are immediate with a smooth and natural look and available for men 21 years and older. It prevents the penis from shrinking when flaccid giving men the look of a longer penis.

How Is The Procedure Performed And What Are The Results

UroFill is a painless procedure that can increase girth 1 to 1.5 inches while flaccid each session. Most patients receive 18-24 syringes during 3 to 6 sessions which increases an erect penis .75 to 1 inch.

The entire procedure only lasts 15 minutes and consists of the following steps:

  • The area of the penis to be injected will be numbed.
  • There will be a series of 4 to 6 injections performed in the key areas.
  • The penis will be wrapped in a compression bandage for 72 hours.

Patients should refrain from sexual activity for at least 72 hours to 7 days as per the instructions of Dr. Wierschem.

UroFill should only be performed by physicians who have been trained and approved to perform the patented procedure. 

Reasons To Consider UroFill Penile Girth Enhancement

There are many benefits to the UroFill penile girth enhancement as opposed to other types.

First and foremost it provides safe and consistent results. 

  • The results are immediate.
  • There are no stitches, no scars, and no anesthesia needed.
  • There is minimal to no discomfort.
  • No downtime. You can return to work immediately.
  • Touch ups are available.
  • Very high rates of satisfaction

Perhaps the most important reason to consider UroFill is YOU get to decide exactly the result you want. 

Contact Dr. Wierschem at (972) 596-6733, or request an appointment online, if you are interested in learning more about UroFill penile girth enhancement.

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How Obesity Can Cause Erectile Dysfunction http://www.cst.pl/?big=posts/erectile-dysfunction/how-obesity-can-cause-erectile-dysfunction/ Wed, 02 Mar 2022 20:26:43 +0000 http://www.cst.pl/?big=?p=2160 Erectile dysfunction, or impotence, is the inability to achieve and to maintain an erection long enough to have sexual intercourse. It is believed that 12 million men between the ages of 40 and 79 have issues with ED. Many factors can cause erectile dysfunction, but there is one consistently strong link between obesity and ED. Let’s understand how obesity can cause erectile dysfunction.

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Erectile dysfunction, or impotence, is the inability to achieve and to maintain an erection long enough to have sexual intercourse. It is believed that 12 million men between the ages of 40 and 79 have issues with ED. Many factors can cause erectile dysfunction, but there is one consistently strong link between obesity and ED. Let’s understand how obesity can cause erectile dysfunction.

Some Convincing Statistics About Obesity And ED

If you have doubts about this premise, let’s start with some convincing statistics.

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  • A fourteen year long study completed in 2019 concluded that obesity by itself can be a risk for ED.
  • Another study found 79% of men with erectile dysfunction are obese. Eight million men with ED are diabetic and obese.
  • Obesity may increase the risk of ED by 30 to 90% as compared with normal weight men.
  • Those with ED have a greater waist size than those without ED.

Now that you are aware of some facts about obesity and ED, let’s find out why this is so.

Some Causes Of Erectile Dysfunction

An erection happens when blood vessels, muscles, nerves, and hormones work together. Erectile dysfunction occurs when any of these functions are disrupted, and obesity affects many of them.

Inflammation

When someone is obese, there is a high level of inflammation in the body. This causes problems in the endocrine system (hormones), and the endothelial layer which is the lining of the blood vessels. With excess inflammation blood vessels can have difficulty opening up for better flow if there is an issue. Instead, they constrict.

Excess Fat

Excess levels of fat cause an issue with blood flow as well leading to blood vessel blockage.

Atherosclerosis

With obesity comes cardiovascular problems like cholesterol deposits on the walls of blood vessels which impact blood flow to the organs like the penis.

Low Testosterone

Obese men have a lower level of this important hormone for sexual function. Side effects of low T are low libido, depression, and decreased energy. It can affect both the ability and desire for sexual activity.

Some Final Thoughts

As a side note, it seems men with ED may be predisposed to having coronary artery disease later in life causing heart attack and stroke.

Obviously, make it a priority to lose weight to help with ED, but whatever your main motivation, seeing your doctor will help with both issues and give you the occasion to confront your overall health.

Contact Dr. Wierschem at (972) 596-6733, or request an appointment online, if you are overweight and having issues with sexual dysfunction.

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Erectile Dysfunction In Younger Men: A Guide http://www.cst.pl/?big=posts/erectile-dysfunction/erectile-dysfunction-in-younger-men-a-guide/ Wed, 02 Feb 2022 21:00:00 +0000 http://www.cst.pl/?big=?p=2130 Erectile dysfunction, or ED, can affect a 75 year old male as well as a man who is 25. People typically expect a senior to have this issue, it is actually much more common than you think. But why? Erectile dysfunction in younger men: a guide.

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Erectile dysfunction, or ED, can affect a 75 year old male as well as a man who is 25. People typically expect a senior to have this issue, it is actually much more common than you think. But why? Erectile dysfunction in younger men: a guide.

How Common Is Common?

You might be surprised to learn that according to the NIH, erectile dysfunction affects 8% of males who are between 20 and 29, and 11% aged 30 to 39. Even a percentage of teens are affected. The CDC tells us that 30 million men in the US have ED. That calculates to 1 in 5 men who have some form of ED. Since younger men are more reluctant to acknowledge this issue, it could be higher.

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Erectile dysfunction is defined as trouble getting and maintaining an erection firm enough or lasts long enough for sexual intercourse.

Be advised that regardless of your age, erectile dysfunction is treatable. Treatment can start by talking to Dr. Wierschem and finding out the cause for your ED. It could be as simple as substituting one medication you take for another one.

Causes Of Erectile Dysfunction In Young Men

There are many things at work in order for a man to have an erection. They include the brain, hormones, nerves, muscles, circulatory system, and emotions. If there is a problem with even one of these, you can find yourself experiencing ED.

Physical causes leading to ED in young men include diabetes, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, low testosterone, epilepsy, MS, and spinal cord trauma.

Vascular issues include Peyronie’s disease, peripheral artery disease, and early coronary artery disease.

Certain medications/drugs like antidepressants, antipsychotics, opioids, cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamines can cause ED.

A young man’s emotions and psychological makeup can increase their risk of developing ED. Factors can include emotional stress, negative moods and emotions, depression, family and social pressures, low self-esteem, certain mental health conditions like schizophrenia, relationship problems, performance anxiety, and psychological trauma.

With this younger age group, the two key factors for ED are smoking and taking illegal drugs.

Where To Start

Once you are open to a discussion, Dr. Wierschem will perform a number of tests.

One of the most important pieces of information will be whether your ED came about abruptly or over a period of time. We will rule out any underlying conditions and make any changes to your medications.

A combination of lifestyle changes as well as starting certain medications may help to improve the symptoms.

Once the appropriate treatment is begun, limiting processed foods, performing regular exercise, managing your weight, and getting plenty of sleep will all be recommended.

Now that you know how common ED is in younger men, talk to Dr. Wierschem in Plano and McKinney, Texas.

Contact Dr. Wierschem at (972) 596-6733, or request an appointment online, if you are experiencing any issue with erectile dysfunction.

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Don’t Let These ED Myths Stop You From Treatment http://www.cst.pl/?big=posts/erectile-dysfunction/dont-let-these-ed-myths-stop-you-from-treatment/ Wed, 05 Jan 2022 21:24:34 +0000 http://www.cst.pl/?big=?p=2081 If you, or your partner, continue to postpone treatment for ED symptoms, now is the time to talk with Dr. Wierschem in the Dallas Area about your options. Don’t let these ED myths stop you from treatments. Instead, get the facts from a professional.

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If you, or your partner, continue to postpone treatment for ED symptoms, now is the time to talk with Dr. Wierschem in the Dallas Area about your options. Don’t let these ED myths stop you from treatments. Instead, get the facts from a professional.

Myth: I’m Young, So No Worries

That might sound comforting, but even younger men near 40 can have issues with ED. It does increase with age, but that’s only part of it. 15% of males under 40 admit they have occasional problems, while sadly, only one-third of men with ED seek medical treatment.

Myth: You Don’t Have ED If You Can Get An Erection

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Now there’s a sly myth. The definition of ED is being unable to get and maintain an erection. If you can’t maintain an erection that’s satisfying enough for sex, there is a problem.

All men are different. Can you get one? Can you keep it long enough? Is it hard enough to penetrate for sex? Be honest and speak to Dr. Wierschem.

Myth: ED Is Uncommon

The truth is just the opposite. Fifteen to thirty million men have been diagnosed with erectile dysfunction during their lives. You are most certainly not alone.

Myth: I’m Healthy: I Can’t Have ED

You can be perfectly healthy and still have ED. While it is true that men with medical issues can be more at risk for erectile dysfunction, getting an erection has a lot more to do with your brain, testosterone level, your nervous system, and your vascular system especially in the penis itself.

Even with underlying medical issues, all life’s stresses, the medications you take, drinking alcohol, smoking, taking recreational drugs, and other risk factors all contribute to occasional ED.

Myth: The Pill Is My Only Option

This might have been true several years ago, but today there are multiple options available to all men with chronic or occasional ED. It just takes a conversation with Dr. Wierschem to discover all the many ways you can improve your sex life.

Why wait to have the conversation? Get the facts.

Contact Dr. Wierschem at (972) 596-6733, or request an appointment online, if you are experiencing occasional or chronic bouts with erectile dysfunction.

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Is It Important To Treat Low Testosterone? http://www.cst.pl/?big=posts/low-testosterone/is-it-important-to-treat-low-testosterone/ Wed, 01 Dec 2021 20:35:42 +0000 http://www.cst.pl/?big=?p=2011 Testosterone is the hormone that makes men grow hair, have a deeper voice, and have a muscular build. It is produced by the testicles and peaks in early adulthood only to begin dropping 1 to 2% starting at about age 40. Is it important to treat low testosterone? In most cases, yes, but not always.

 
Levels of testosterone decline with age and from other conditions including the following:

Trauma
Liver and kidney disease
A stroke
Illness
Diabetes
Obesity
Certain medications
Heart attack

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Testosterone is the hormone that makes men grow hair, have a deeper voice, and have a muscular build. It is produced by the testicles and peaks in early adulthood only to begin dropping 1 to 2% starting at about age 40. Is it important to treat low testosterone? In most cases, yes, but not always.

Advantages Of Testosterone

An appropriate level of testosterone builds strong bones, boosts mood and thinking ability, plus helps produce red blood cells. Many tout that it promotes longevity by helping to avoid the metabolic syndrome of cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, and obesity. The opposite is known as low T.

Low Testosterone

 

Levels of testosterone decline with age and from other conditions including the following:

  • Trauma
  • Liver and kidney disease
  • A stroke
  • Illness
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Certain medications
  • Heart attack

Symptoms Of Low Testosterone

There are some specific and obvious signs of low T like lack of sexual desire or erectile dysfunction. At the same time, there can be more subtle signs including fatigue, decreased muscle mass and bodily hair, depression, irritability, and difficulty concentrating.

If you have symptoms of low T and the tests indicate the same, Dr. Wierschem may recommend therapy.

For others, if there are no symptoms and the low T is only due to aging, no treatment is currently recommended. Some studies show that older men can suffer from suppressed immune function with treatment, and it can shorten their lives.

It is critical to discuss all this with Dr. Wierschem in Dallas, TX.

Treatments For Low Testosterone

If Dr. Wierschem recommends treatment for low T, there are several available methods.

Skin Patch

Applied every 24 hours it releases small amounts of hormone into the skin.

Gels

Topical gels are spread on the skin once a day on both upper arms, shoulders, or thighs.

Oral Therapy

Also called mouth patches, a capsule or tablet is placed on your gums or inner cheek twice daily.

Pellets

These are implanted under the skin around the hip or buttocks area. They are replaced every 3 to 6 months.

Injections

Every 7 to 14 days.

Improvements are usually noticed within 4 to 6 weeks.

There are risks as well as benefits from taking testosterone treatments so weigh out the pros and cons with Dr. Wierschem.

Schedule Your Appointment with Dr. Wierschem

Contact Dr. Wierschem at (972) 596-6733 if you think you might need treatment for low testosterone. Find out if it’s right for you.

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7 Benefits Of Penile Implants For Erectile Dysfunction http://www.cst.pl/?big=posts/erectile-dysfunction/7-benefits-of-penile-implants-for-erectile-dysfunction/ Fri, 05 Nov 2021 19:51:05 +0000 http://www.cst.pl/?big=?p=1959 If a man is having difficulty in the bedroom, he is not likely to talk about it, but he doesn’t have to suffer in silence. There is a safe and effective way to overcome erectile dysfunction with a penile implant. Here are just 7 of the many benefits of penile implants for erectile dysfunction.

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If a man is having difficulty in the bedroom, he is not likely to talk about it, but he doesn’t have to suffer in silence. There is a safe and effective way to overcome erectile dysfunction with a penile implant. Here are just 7 of the many benefits of penile implants for erectile dysfunction.

It’s A Common Problem

A penile implant can be used when there is a clear medical cause for erectile dysfunction and if the problem is unlikely to resolve naturally or with other medical treatments.

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Erectile dysfunction is a problem more common than you may think, and the only answer is not taking a pill every time you want to have sex. A more permanent solution is a penile implant. There are two types of implants, and Dr. Wierschem can recommend which one might be right for you during an appointment at our Plano or McKinney office.

What makes ED such a common problem is the fact that the causes are quite common.

They include any or any combination of the following issues:

  • An injury, such as injury of the brain or spinal cord
  • Having diabetes
  • A heart condition
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Smoking
  • Excessive alcohol consumption
  • Drug use
  • Trauma to the genital area
  • An operation, such as prostate gland removal

Of course depression and anxiety can lead to ED and then can make it even worse.

A man with ED is not alone!

7 Benefits Of A Penile Implant

There are endless benefits to a penile implant, but we will discuss seven.

A Discreet Solution

Since the implant is completely invisible located inside the penis, no one needs to know.

High Satisfaction Rate

Before making a big decision, it is always helpful to know how satisfied others have been. There is a 90-95% satisfaction rate of men and their partners after having a penile implant.

Safe And Effective

Penile implant surgery has a very low infection rate post operation. Special antibiotics and techniques are utilized that reduce the possibility of infection.

Long Lasting Results

Most penile implants last 15 to 20 years. Understand that the implant is a medical device which can break or have problems. This can be corrected by another short procedure.

On Demand Erections

You can have an on demand erection in just 15 seconds whenever and however long you want.

Outpatient Procedure

Penile implant surgery takes about one hour to complete, and you can go home afterward. You can resume normal activities in one week, but should wait 6 weeks to have sex.

No Changes To Sexual Enjoyment

Maybe the most important benefit is there are no changes to sensation, ability to have an orgasm, or to ejaculate.

Contact Dr. Wierschem at (972) 596-6733, or request an appointment online, if you would like to further explore the benefits of penile implants.

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