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How Can Erectile Dysfunction Symptoms be Improved?

By: Dr. Brenda Vozza


Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common but frustrating issue that impacts millions of men worldwide. While many prescription medications are available to improve ED symptoms, they come with painful and unwanted side effects.

Alma Duo uses focused low-intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy (LI-ESWT) to stimulate the growth of new blood vessels within the penis and improve circulation. This restores natural function to those suffering from ED.

Brookridge Internal Medicine Associates, P.A. understands the importance of treating erectile dysfunction without the risk of further health complications. Call now to book an ED assessment with Dr. Brenda Vozza. Our Longview, TX office takes extra steps to ensure your visit is safe and comfortable.

Uncovering the causes of erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction occurs when there is inadequate blood flow to the penis, making it difficult to gain or maintain an erection. While certain medical conditions are associated with ED, such as high blood pressure and diabetes, psychological factors also play a role. Dr. Vozza will take the time to evaluate your medical history and lifestyle habits before recommending a personalized treatment plan. Men with ED may feel embarrassed to discuss the issue with a medical provider, but it's important to find the root cause before moving forward. The following factors may contribute to ED:

  • Stress, anxiety, or depression
  • Hormone imbalances
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease or other cardiovascular conditions
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Damage to the nerves in the penis
  • Certain medications
  • Smoking, alcoholism, or drug use

What are the most common ED symptoms?

ED may present itself in several ways, including the following:

  • Inability to sustain an erection long enough for intercourse
  • A decrease in the quality and frequency of erections
  • Reduced sexual desire
  • Pain during erection or ejaculation

It's important to take action if you notice any of these issues. The sooner you seek medical care from a provider like Dr. Vozza in Longview, TX, the better your outcomes may be.

Erectile dysfunction treatment with Alma Duo

ED medications are often the first line of defense for treating erectile dysfunction. However, these drugs come with unpleasant side effects or increase your risk of complications. Alma Duo at Brookridge Internal Medicine Associates, P.A. offers an advanced, noninvasive alternative for ED symptoms.

This 30-minute treatment works by sending gentle shockwave pulses to the penis, stimulating blood vessels, and encouraging new cell growth within the tissues. With Alma Duo, our patients have seen noticeable outcomes within about 1 – 2 weeks. Two sessions per week for three consecutive weeks are usually recommended for best results.

What to expect with results after Alma Duo

On average, most patients experience improved sexual performance and better overall satisfaction within a few weeks after treatment. Though results vary based on the severity of ED, many men report fewer episodes of premature ejaculation and an enhanced sexual drive. Dr. Vozza can discuss these expectations with you before beginning any plan. Our goal is to help you achieve a healthier and happier life with improved sexual performance.

Combat ED symptoms with Alma Duo

Erectile dysfunction is a difficult issue to face, but one that can be treated with the right guidance and support. To learn more about the causes of ED and how to maintain an erection, call Brookridge Internal Medicine Associates, P.A. in Longview, TX. Dr. Brenda Vozza looks forward to helping you regain your confidence and enjoy a healthy sex life once again.

ED symptoms can make it difficult to achieve or maintain an erection. Learn about the Alma Duo™ and how it manages issues with erectile dysfunction.

* All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.