Impotence, or erectile dysfunction, is the inability to achieve an erection and/or dissatisfaction with the size, rigidity and/or duration of erections. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), erectile dysfunction affects up to 30 million men.
Although in the past it was commonly believed to be due to psychological problems, it is now known that for most men erectile dysfunction is caused by physical problems, usually related to the blood supply of the penis. Many advances have occurred in both diagnosis and treatment of erectile dysfunction. The urologist at the Mountain West University Specialty Clinic will work with you to provide evaluation, diagnoses and treatment for your erectile dysfunction.