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Erectile Dysfunction and Anaemia
Many conditions have an adverse effect on Erectile Dysfunction (ED) and ED is a common problem among men who suffer with anaemia. That’s why our experts advise that these patients consult their doctor and also approach us if they are having problems with sexual intercourse as it may be as a result of their anaemia or another indication of poor health.
Problems with ED leave it impossible for many men to achieve or maintain an erection. But now with Focused ShockWave Therapy (FSWT) and other ground-breaking clinical technologies, Mansmatters is able to reverse this decline in many patients.
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Anaemia (also referred to as low haemoglobin) is caused by a low red blood cell count and can cause fatigue and other health issues among these is its association with causing Erectile Dysfunction (ED).
Anaemia occurs when the body lacks a sufficient number of healthy red blood cells to adequately transport oxygen to the body’s tissues. This deficiency can lead to fatigue, weakness, and reduced energy levels. Understanding the underlying causes of anaemia is crucial in addressing both the general health concerns and potential ED.
Vitamin B12 and Erectile Dysfunction
Research suggests that vitamin B12 deficiency may play a role in the development of Erectile Dysfunction. Red blood cells require adequate levels of vitamin B12 for optimal functioning. Insufficient B12 levels can lead to reduced production of red blood cells, consequently affecting the circulation of oxygen throughout the body, including the penis.
To ensure an adequate intake of vitamin B12, it is recommended to include food sources rich in B12, such as animal liver, kidneys, sardines, beef, tuna, milk, cheese, and eggs, in one’s diet. Alternatively, supplements can be taken to augment B12 levels in the body.
Vitamin B9 and Erectile Dysfunction
Vitamin B9 (Folate) Deficiency and Erectile Dysfunction: Another vitamin that may influence ED is vitamin B9, also known as folate. In a 2014 research study involving 100 individuals, it was found that taking vitamin B9 supplements led to improvements in the severity of ED.
Foods rich in vitamin B9 include beef liver, green vegetables (especially spinach, kale, Brussels sprouts, peas, and broccoli), avocados, eggs, citrus fruits, bananas, beans, lentils, and other legumes. Incorporating these foods into one’s diet or using supplements may help in addressing folate deficiency and potentially alleviate symptoms of ED.
A study published in the Asian Journal of Andrology analysed the folic acid levels of men with ED. The researchers found that men with erectile dysfunction typically had lower levels of folic acid than healthy, unaffected men and that they often also suffered from premature ejaculation. (1)
In a more recent study published in 2020 the authors noted a more direct link between folic acid and erectile health, revealing that men with ED showed measurable improvements in erectile health after taking a folic acid supplement on a daily basis for three months. (2)
While the most recent research published in 2021 evaluated nine previous studies and conclude that taking Folic Acid supplements had a positive effect on ED. (3)
Underlying Diseases and Anaemia-Related Erectile Dysfunction
Certain diseases, such as cancer, HIV/AIDS, rheumatoid arthritis, kidney disease, and Crohn’s disease, can interfere with the production of red blood cells, potentially leading to anaemia. If someone suspects they are suffering from anaemia, it is crucial to consult a healthcare professional to determine the underlying cause and appropriate treatment options. Properly managing these underlying conditions can help improve overall health, including the specific health of the penis and erectile function.
Comprehensive Evaluation and Treatment
While dietary changes and vitamin supplementation may be beneficial for some individuals with anaemia-related ED, it is important to consult a healthcare professional for a comprehensive evaluation and recommend appropriate treatment options based on your individual circumstances.
This is especially true if your ED persists despite changing your diet to include the recommended foods or supplements. This may be because of other health problems or problems with blood circulation in the penis.
Shockwave Therapy for Treating ED in Anaemia Patients
We have found that Focused ShockWave Therapy (FSWT) treatment for ED is often suitable for patients suffering from both Erectile Dysfunction and Anaemia. This innovative therapy targets the vascular system, stimulating the creation of new blood vessels, regenerating existing ones, and significantly improving nerve and surrounding tissue function. By enhancing blood flow to the erectile tissues, FSWT enables individuals to achieve natural erections without relying on pills or methods that may interfere with foreplay, offering a potential avenue for individuals seeking non-pharmaceutical solutions.
The erectile dysfunction therapy we undertake at our clinic is performed using the latest Swiss engineered technology shockwave system, the STORZ DUOLITH® SD1 which provides ultra-focused shock wave therapy, superior to radial shockwave used by many other practitioners and which is the most advanced device of its kind available today.
Using Functional Magnetic Stimulation to Treat ED
We also use Functional Magnetic Stimulation (FMS) to treat men who suffer from Erectile Dysfunction and Anaemia. FMS is a non-invasive treatment modality that uses high-intensity electromagnetic fields to stimulate nerves in the pelvic area, which can improve blood flow to the penis. FMS helps improve penile blood flow and erectile function by addressing important underlying factors that contribute to ED.
If you suffer from Erectile Dysfunction and Anaemia, we recommend you contact us for an initial discussion about your problems before booking an appointment at our clinic – please take a moment to complete the contact form below and we will get back to you quickly.