One in ten men has an erection problem
80% may have an underlying illness (organic).
Many men have a combination of organic and psychological problems, but it is not ‘all in the mind’. It is important to check that if there is an illness it is known about and managed.
An erection happens usually as a result of a sexual thought which activates the nerve supply, blood ﬂow and stiffening of the penis. There can be several things that cause this mechanism to fail, and working it out is like putting the pieces of a jigsaw together!