Sometimes, it can be hard to get hard.
And, while the common misconception is that it just applies to older men, studies have found that erectile dysfunction (ED for short) affects 1 in 10 adult men on a long-term basis.
In this article, we’ll take a look at a few ways to get around ED in the bedroom, and how you can have fun without an erection.
The Loveangels Guide To Alleviating ED (For Both Parties)
Exercise is a great way to get the blood pumping to every part of your body.
On top of that, it’s also great at reducing stress!
Much like exercise, a healthier diet ensures that your body keeps happy and healthy (and hard)!
Try swapping out chocolates for apples and you’ll see results!
While night-long sessions may seem like a fun idea, fatigue can severely impact performance in the bedroom.
Make sure you get at least 6-8 hours of sleep a night.
Apart from the usual dangers smoking poses, it can also impair your circulation, and decrease your sperm count.
While there’s nothing wrong with having a drink or two to loosen up and put you in the mood, too much can quickly hamper your performance.
The more you drink, the less responsive your body becomes, and the higher the chance you’ll experience ED in the bedroom.
Some medications, such as antidepressants, beta blockers and mood stabilisers, can have side effects which would include an impact in your performance in the bedroom.
While it’s by no means a good idea to stop taking your medication without your doctor’s advice, you could take a look at other variations of the medication that helps you without causing ED in the bedroom.
It’s there for a reason.
Medications like Viagra, Stendra and Cialis are designed to help increase blood flow, with few side-effects.
Make sure you speak to a doctor before taking any medication!
Handling ED (A Guide For Partners)
Make sure that your partner knows that you’re there for them, and that there’s nothing wrong with struggling to get it up sometimes.
Lighten the mood by offering some alternatives, or simply giving space.
Sex experts around the world agree that the source of ED in the bedroom is very rarely the other party.
Biological factors are often out of both you and your partners’ control.
Adult toys aren’t just fun to use - they can be a great way to improve your relationship in the bedroom.
Things like vibrators can help to stimulate the testicles and penis.
Cock rings help to maintain erections.
Butt plugs are a great way to access millions of nerves in the prostate.
Penis pumps are designed to help enhance erections.
Don’t be afraid to try them - these are adult toys that are designed to make pleasure more accessible. And more fun!
More often than not, something as simple as a pair of stockings or a new position can change things immensely.
Remember that the only thing we can control when it comes to ED in the bedroom is arousal.
Don’t be afraid to try something new and see what happens!
While ED can technically be cured with medication, sometimes a change can be as good as a holiday.
Always remember that it’s never personal and that being understanding and loving with your partner can make a world of difference - in and out of the bedroom!