Neurologic causes of impotence

Erectile dysfunction may result from neurological disorders. One of the causes of impotence is autonomic neuropathy, which develops in the Shy-Drager syndrome, polyneuropathy, primary amyloidosis, diabetes and other diseases. On sexual function is also influenced by cerebrovascular accidents, brain or spinal cord disease.

Cerebrovascular accidents

Encephalopathy and failure of blood supply causes a violation of brain functions and necrosis. Clinical manifestations include transient dizziness, feeling of instability when walking, fatigue, irritability, sleep disorders. Also marked cognitive impairment, memory impairment and concentration, headaches and tinnitus. In chronic and acute cerebrovascular insufficiency develops erectile dysfunction.

Disease and spinal cord injury

The defeat of spinal sexual centers disturbs psychogenic erection - the so-called spinal impotence. Reflex erection and potency at the same time can be saved. Disorders associated with spinal cord injury occurs in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, tabes dorsalis. It may also be one of the early symptoms of spinal cord tumors. Erectile dysfunction often develops after bilateral cordotomy. Neurological examination observed urination disorders. For injuries of breast or cervical spine erection departments can appear suddenly (for example, flexion spasm), but is not caused by psychological stimuli.

Multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis called chronic autoimmune disease that causes damage to the myelin sheath of nerve and spinal cord fibers. This pathology has no relation to absent-mindedness or senile "sclerosis". A distinctive feature of the disease is the presence of multiple scars on the shell of the brain where healthy nerve tissue pathological changes to the connection. The cause of multiple sclerosis is unknown. Among the symptoms of isolated muscle fatigue, ataxia of limbs, peripheral and central paralysis of the cranial nerves, the horizontal and vertical nystagmus (involuntary eye movement). It is also possible sexual dysfunction. According to statistics H.Livins changes in the sexual sphere occur in 91% of men suffering from multiple sclerosis.

Parkinson's disease

The progressive destruction and loss of midbrain neurons of the CNS and other departments that use dopamine as a neurotransmitter, called Parkinson's disease. Risk factors are genetic predisposition, aging, environmental hazards. Among the clinical manifestations of Parkinson's disease was isolated hypokinesia, tremor, muscle rigidity, autonomic, and mental disorders. Also, there is a persistent decline in libido and erection problems.

Age erectile dysfunction

Health problems of different nature in older people appear much more often than the young. This is due to a natural process of aging and prolonged exposure to adverse external factors: a bad environment, "bad habits", stress, etc. It concerns and the sexual sphere. Percentage occurrence of impotence in men pill Levitra is much higher than that of young men.

Causes of erectile dysfunction age

In patients older than 40 years, the cause of erectile dysfunction is most often serve organic disorders. First among these are the diseases of the cardiovascular and endocrine systems. In older men often develop atherosclerosis, hypertension, diabetes and other diseases that are accompanied by a deterioration of an erection, and sometimes the inability to complete sexual intercourse. Inflammations of the urogenital system organs, primarily prostatitis, can also cause impotence. As other causes of age-related erectile dysfunction secrete excess weight, pelvic surgery, medication, "bad habits", etc.