Is Shockwave Therapy FDA Approved?

The FDA has approved shockwave therapy as a form of treatment for some medical ailments. One use of shockwave therapy is to mitigate the effects of erectile dysfunction (ED).

GAINSWave® therapy is a specific form of shockwave therapy treatment for erectile dysfunction. The treatment can deliver a number of positive effects, including the growth of new blood vessels as well as new tissue, ultimately resulting in longer-lasting erections.

If you are suffering from erectile dysfunction, consider using GAINSWave® therapy to help you get back to a healthy sexual life.

ED May Be a Sign of a Greater Issue

When you seek treatment for your ED, first consult your doctor, as there could be a number of underlying health problems causing your erectile dysfunction.

According to the National Institutes of Health, some of the possible underlying symptoms and causes of erectile dysfunction include:

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

If there is some underlying health problem causing your ED, your doctor will discuss those causes with you, and you will want to seek treatment for those causes. If your ED has to do with issues pertaining directly to your penis, though, you may want to find a safe treatment for your condition.

The Reality of Male Enhancement Pills

Advertisements for Viagra and similar pills make it seem as if male enhancement pills are straightforward — take the pill, get an erection, live happily ever after. The reality of male enhancement pills can be much darker. Some pills contain hidden ingredients. According to Healthline, seven common side effects of erectile dysfunction medication include:

  • Back pain
  • Indigestion
  • Blurred vision
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Redness of the skin
  • Either a stuffy or runny nose

These are just mild effects. Some of the more serious side effects of male enhancement pills may include:

  • priapism (erections that last longer than 4 hours)
  • sudden changes in hearing
  • vision loss

Those whose erectile problems are caused by Peyronie’s disease may consider surgery as a course of treatment. Surgical treatment for Peyronie’s disease may also lead to side effects, according to UCSF Health, which could possibly include:

  • Impotence (the inability to get or maintain an erection)
  • Nerve damage, which may also lead to impotence
  • Complications related to anesthesia, a requirement of such surgery

Fortunately, there are less risky alternatives to male enhancement pills and surgery.

Shockwave Therapy May Cure Your ED

GAINSWave® therapy is a form of low-intensity shockwave therapy, which could prove to be an effective treatment for your ED. GAINSWave® therapy has over 30 clinical studies showing a success rate greater than 75% for treating erectile dysfunction. Individual studies show similar success.

One study, published in the journal of the International Society of Sexual Medicine, illustrates the effectiveness of shockwave therapy for treating ED. The majority of patients in this study experienced an improvement in erectile function after undergoing shockwave therapy.

The Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatment May Also Help Your ED

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatment is a treatment for ED in which a doctor injects platelet-enriched plasma into the penis. The goal is to stimulate blood flow and tissue growth, which leads to longer-lasting erections and may even improve girth.

Evidence That the Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatment Works

A study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine monitored the results after patients underwent Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatment -style therapy. After receiving their plasma injections, the subjects gained significant recovery of erectile function.

The Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatment is a form of stem cell therapy, which has proven promising as a broad category of treatment for erectile dysfunction. The Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatment involves injecting stem cells with platelet-enriched plasma into your penis for the desired effect of promoting tissue growth and blood flow. A study published in the journal European Urology Focus supports the efficacy of stem cell therapy as a treatment for ED, as patients who received stem cell injections experienced significant improvements in erectile function.

I Can Call Today to Discover Whether the Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatment and GAINSWave® Therapy Could Work For Me

Erectile dysfunction can alter your life negatively. There are solutions out there that do not carry the risks associated with surgery or male enhancement pills, and you should take advantage of them.

Contact a local GAINSWave® therapy provider today by visiting our directory. They will answer any questions you have about GAINSWave® therapy and the Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatment and set up an appointment if you choose to proceed with one or more of these treatments.

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