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This common health condition affects 50% of men. Here’s what else you need to know.

Jack Health is helping to end stigmas and facilitate support for men who experience erectile dysfunction.
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One of the problems that men face is that they do not feel they can be vulnerable about sensitive topics that may signal “weakness”.

This is especially the case when it comes to discussing men’s health issues. In particular, there is a significant amount of stigma surrounding erectile dysfunction.

Erectile dysfunction (E.D.) is the inability for one to obtain or maintain an erection at a level that is satisfying for sexual performance. Ultimately, there is an interruption in the process that the body goes through to facilitate the blood flow into the penis, which occurs somewhere between the brain, nerves, hormones, and blood vessels.

From underlying chronic conditions to lifestyle choices, there are a variety of causes of E.D., including:

  • Cardiovascular disease

  • Stress and anxiety

  • Depression

  • Diabetes

  • High blood pressure

  • Low sexual desire

  • Obesity

  • Aging

  • Recreational drug and alcohol use

  • Nicotine use

  • Side effects from certain medications

This physical condition is more common than many may realize. In fact, it is the most common sexual disorder faced by men. Approximately 50% of men between the ages of 40 to 70, and 25% of men under 40, experience E.D. on a regular basis. 

Due to the lack of information, as well as misinformation, out there, erectile dysfunction is often considered a taboo subject. As a result, a lot of men are suffering in shame and silence.

Men may blame themselves or others for erectile dysfunction. However, E.D. is neither their fault nor their partner's fault. Men experience erectile dysfunction due to the wide range of previously identified causes. However, many are not aware of this, leading to the misrepresentation of a common health issue as an anomaly. 

As well, some men equate their self worth with their sexual stamina, which brings up feelings of inadequacy and insecurity if they cannot perform up to their standards. 

For all of these reasons, men may feel ashamed or embarrassed discussing E.D. with their sexual partners and with medical professionals. If left unaddressed, this can result in deeper intimacy and relationship issues, along with negative impacts on one’s self-confidence, emotional wellness, and physical health.

Erectile dysfunction is an issue that men should be empowered to embrace and discuss openly. The best defense is to start with having these uncomfortable yet important conversations. This is key to breaking the barriers that prevent men from speaking about E.D. and encouraging them to seek professional support and treatment.

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When it comes to finding treatment for erectile dysfunction, there are a ton of resources to help men take care of their self care, down there.

Jack Health is the leading Canadian Men’s Health Clinic and a leader in certified E.D. treatment and medication. Committed to providing convenient and affordable services, they offer free medical consultations for those who experience men’s health issues such as erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, and hair loss. 

Jack Health’s free consultations are conducted by their Canadian certified medical team of licensed healthcare professionals.

The consultation is a required prerequisite to accessing their prescription products. People may be weary of treatments that are not clinically proven. Rest assured, Jack Health is backed by licensed Canadian doctors, and all of their products are approved and authorized by Health Canada. 

Even more, erectile dysfunction pills are prescribed online and delivered for free.

Jack Health’s process is pressure-free, as there are no awkward waiting rooms or pharmacy trips to be experienced, just legitimate solutions for intimate situations for all men.

For a free consultation, visit