How to Approach ED

If you suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED), you are not alone. ED affects 34 per cent of Canadian men. is a website dedicated to helping those with ED. They suggest some easy ways to bring up this topic with your doctor.

“Doc, I don’t think my sex life is what it used to be”
“I want to look into treatment to improve my sex life”
“Doc, I am experiencing some difficulty getting an erection”
“Sex is becoming a problem for me and my partner”
“I’m finding it difficult to have sex”
“I’m not able to have sex like I used to.”
“I’m worried that I may not be able to get an erection anymore”
“I’d like to talk about erectile dysfunction”

Before you visit the doctor, suggests thinking about these questions and being ready to discuss them with your doctor.
How long have you been experiencing erection problems?
How often are you experiencing erection problems?
Are there certain conditions when you can get an erection?
Can you still get an erection in the morning?
Have you been diagnosed with any medical conditions?
What other medications are you taking?
Do you have hypertension, high cholesterol?

For more information on ED and treatments, go to