The so-called erectile dysfunction can be brought about by a number of physiological or psychological factors. It can also be the result of medication. Psychological reasons for erectile dysfunction are usually stress, anxiety, depression or relationship problems. Physical causes of erectile dysfunction, also known as ED for short, can include circulatory disorders, diseases of the nervous system, high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol levels, surgical interventions or the consequences of an injury.
Neurogenic diseases can also cause erectile dysfunction . In most cases, this relates to the presence of Parkinson's disease, a stroke, multiple sclerosis or other diseases of the spine.