For a month and a bit more or so now, I feel as if my erections have been diminishing in strength. I don't get as many strong spontaneous erections and my morning wood is considerably weaker than say 3 months ago. I feel tired a lot and find it hard to stay awake, and my erections are not that strong. My diet is quite poor I'm only 17, I've been researching a lot and I'm very scared I have low testo. I'm so young, I should be at a sexual peak, not a decline. But my erections were not always weak, they used to be extremely rock hard, but that seemed to have disappeared. I am a bit stressed and sleep deprived. I sleep at 12-1 and wake up at 6:30 in the morning. any ideas? I had routine blood work not too long ago and I was fine (probably didnt include hormones though) I also donated blood 2 months prior. I'm getting disorganized and losing track of things. I considered having depression too.
I don't want to have TRT replacement therapy, I just want to lead a normal life.
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am glad to help you out. An erection problem is the inability to get or maintain an erection that is firm enough for a man to have intercourse. If the condition persists, the medical term is erectile dysfunction. Causes may be psychological, smoking, alcohol, illicit drugs and medical conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, heart or thyroid conditions, poor circulation, low testosterone, depression, spinal cord and neurological causes.
In your case stress and anxiety, sleep deprivation, poor diet and low testosterone levels can be responsible. You should consult a urologist and get prescribed testosterone supplements if they are deficient. also improve your diet and sleep apttern as it will also help a lot.
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