Erectile Dysfunction, an inability to achieve or maintain an erection enough for a satisfactory sexual encounter affects up to half of the men in the USA at some point in their lives. At age 40, ED can affect 40% of men and at age 70, ED can affect 70% of men. Men who have Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes Mellitus type 2 or who take medications have a higher incidence of erectile dysfunction than the average population. In fact it is considered by many doctors who deal with cardiovascular diseases that ED is one of the first signs of heart disease. There are many other causes of ED like, hormonal imbalances, psychogenic causes especially in younger men, neurologic causes, drug or alcohol use, cigarette smoking, and trauma.

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