Well known British cricket star, Sir Ian Botham, describes his success with shockwave treatment for Erectile Dysfunction.
Speaking to the London newspaper, the Daily Mail, the now 61 year old cricketer said, “I enjoy our marriage and want to keep enjoying it for many years. I hope this treatment will improve things in the bedroom department – that’s the whole point of it.”
At the suggestion of his doctor, Botham had a treatment called, Linear Shockwave Therapy, or LSWT. LSWT, or simply “shockwave therapy,” is particularly useful for treating ED where the restriction of blood flow to the penis is the root cause. The pulsating energy waves of the LSWT device can open blood vessels that tend to constrict over time. Good blood flow is essential to normal erectile function.Read More
The introduction of Viagra and related oral ED medications have ushered in a new era of treatments for erectile dysfunction. However, these drugs are not for everyone. According to the most recent studies, more than 50% of all men have experienced erectile dysfunction, or ED, at some time or another.
Nearly 40% of men between 35-45 have had to face the condition, and by the time you are over 65, you may be joining as many as 70% of your contemporaries who complain of ED, usually accompanied by a loss of libido or sex drive.
Fortunately, ED treatments have come a long way. We now have five oral ED medications available: the early introductions - Viagra, Cialis, Levitra - and newer ones, Stendra, Staxyn. While these drugs can be very effective, they are not indicated for all men suffering from ED. For example, men who suffer from diabetes, high-blood pressure, or who are taking nitrates should not take these drugs.Read More