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It is estimated that about 10% to 20% of impotence cases are the direct result of various psychological factors, such as low self-esteem, depression, and — especially — stress and anxiety (general and performance anxieties). This form of impotence is rare and often caused by extreme psychological conditions, such as intense fear of intimacy, extreme feelings of guilt and severe anxiety. Prescribed drugs used to treat high blood pressure, ulcers, depression, and prostate cancer, as well as medications to prevent baldness or aid in dieting, can have side effects that include impotence. The physician squeezes the glans (head) of the penis, which immediately causes the anus to contract if nerve function is normal. In these cases, all the plumbing is OK, but the otherwise healthy man is unable to achieve an erection. This type of device is sometimes referred to as penis pump and may be used just prior to sexual intercourse. It's important to realize that impotence may be a symptom of a more serious health problem, so if you're impotent, seek professional medical help immediately. Modern drug therapy for ED made a significant advance in 1983, when British physiologist Giles Brindley dropped his trousers and demonstrated to a shocked Urodynamics Society audience his papaverine-induced erection. The drug Brindley injected into his penis was a non-specific vasodilator, an alpha-blocking agent, and the mechanism of action was clearly corporal smooth muscle relaxation. It is estimated to affect between 10 million and 15 million men in the United States alone. It is estimated that about 10% to 20% of impotence cases are the direct result of various psychological factors, such as low self-esteem, depression, and — especially — stress and anxiety (general and performance anxieties). During the late 16th and 17th centuries in France, male impotence was considered a crime, as well as legal grounds for a divorce. The practice, which involved inspection of the complainants by court experts, was declared obscene in 1677. If the stamp is no longer in place by morning, it means that a nocturnal erection occurred. A significant proportion of men who have no sexual dysfunction nonetheless do not have regular nocturnal erections. One of the most underestimated causes of impotence is cigarette smoking — as if you need yet another reason to quit. In fact, almost 100% of men who use cocaine regularly are impotent. Men with secondary impotence are typically able to engage in intercourse only 25% of the time. In fact, almost 100% of men who use cocaine regularly are impotent.