Is Erectile Dysfunction Grounds For Divorce?

Several states qualify impotence, or the inability to engage in sexual intercourse, as legal grounds for divorce, such as Mississippi under the Mississippi Code, § 93-5-1 and Massachusetts under General Law, Chapter 208.

Such laws vary on a state-by-state basis, and men should check their state laws to determine if their erectile dysfunction (ED) is grounds for divorce.

Specifics of such a law may also depend on whether a man suffered from erectile dysfunction at the time of his marriage, and whether his impotence is determined to be permanent or curable.

Fortunately, men may be able to save their sex lives and marriage through treatment for erectile dysfunction.

A Doctor Will Help Men Find The Cause of Their Erectile Dysfunction

If a man suffers from erectile dysfunction, the first step towards a solution is to speak with his doctor. While some state laws say erectile dysfunction is grounds for divorce, a doctor can put a pause to your marital strife with options. A trusted medical professional can help him understand the potential causes of his erectile dysfunction, and then help him chart a course of treatment. A doctor may be able to resolve and treat your ED without sacrificing your marriage.

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) reports that some possible symptoms & causes of erectile dysfunction could include:

  • Various diseases of the heart or blood vessels
  • Kidney disease
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Peyronie’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis

Other conditions such as excessive stress may be causing or contributing to a man’s ED. A doctor can administer the necessary procedures and tests to pinpoint the most likely cause of a man’s erectile dysfunction. His treatment options may vary depending on the cause of his ED, and he should be aware of the pros and cons of various treatments for erectile dysfunction.

The Potential Downside of Male Enhancement Pills Is Significant

When considering ways to attain an erection, a man may think of male enhancement pills as an option, but he should know the side effects that are listed on the packaging for male enhancement pills, including all natural alternatives and unapproved products, warns the United States (U.S) Food & Drug Administration (FDA).

Men should know that several male enhancement pills may contain hidden ingredients. Because these ingredients are unknown, their possible side effects could be hidden. Even male enhancement pills for which ingredients are specified could lead to adverse health effects.

According to the Mayo Clinic, ingesting a male enhancement pill such as ViagraⓇ and other medications for erectile dysfunction may lead to serious side effects, including:

  • Headaches
  • A blue tinge to the vision
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Blurred vision
  • Back pain
  • Indigestion

The FDA also warns of hidden ingredients in sexual enhancement pills sold online that can induce even more serious side effects including:

  • Priapism (erections that last longer than four hours)
  • Sudden changes in hearing
  • Vision loss

Men interested in taking male enhancement pills should discuss the potential side effects with their doctors.

Surgery May Also Have Adverse Side Effects

Those who suffer from a condition such as Peyronie’s disease may consider having surgery to cure it. However, according to the University of California San Francisco, surgical treatment for Peyronie’s disease may cause serious side effects, including but not limited to:

  • Impotence, or the inability to get or maintain an erection
  • Nerve injury, which may also affect a man’s ability to get or maintain an erection
  • Anesthesia-related complications

Those seeking treatment for erectile dysfunction, grounds for divorce in some states, should consider other forms of treatment with fewer noted side effects than either male enhancement pills or surgery.

GAINSWave® Therapy And The P-Shot® Are Two Options For Treating ED

Two options for treating ED without having surgery or taking male enhancement pills are:

  • The Priapus Shot, or P-Shot®
  • GAINSWave® therapy, a form of shockwave therapy

Here’s a bit more about these treatments and how they may help men put ED in the rearview mirror.

The P-Shot® Uses Platelet-Rich Plasma to Improve Men’s Erections

The Priapus Shot, commonly known as the P-Shot®, is one or more injections of platelet-rich plasma into the penis. A stem cell treatment of this kind promotes blood flow to the penis, resulting in a long-term ability to get and maintain strong erections.

Various Studies Testify to The Effectiveness of The P-Shot®

The injection of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) into a man’s penis is meant to create more active blood flow to the area, resulting in an erection that he may have previously struggled to maintain.

A study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine found that patients who received PRP injections had “significant recovery” of erectile function, where previously erectile dysfunction prevented this outcome.

Another study published in European Urology Focus echoes the benefits of stem cells or injections of mononculeated cells to treat ED, as the P-Shot® is a form of stem cell therapy. Patients in this study experienced improved erectile function after receiving stem cell injections.

The P-Shot® injection isn’t surgery, and the above studies found that patients experienced little to no side effects as a result of the injections.

Shockwave Therapy Is Another Treatment For Erectile Dysfunction

If a man is seeking an end to his erectile dysfunction, he could consider the potential of GAINSWave therapy®, a form of shockwave therapy.

Shockwave therapy is a treatment by which soundwaves course through the tissue in the penis, clearing plaque that may be causing or contributing to a man’s erectile dysfunction. This clearance of plaque stimulates blood flow and the growth of new blood cells, hitting at the cause of ED instead of just the symptoms.

GAINSWave® therapy:

  • Is non-invasive
  • Only takes 20 to 30 minutes
  • Creates a long-lasting boost in a man’s sexual health

Interested parties can call a GAINSWave® treatment provider today to discuss their options for attaining better erections.

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