Highlights of disease
Impotency also known as Erectile dysfunction means inability of a male to develop and maintain erection of penis during sexual activity. The common causes are psychological stress, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hormonal insufficiency etc.
According to Ayurveda, Dhwajabhanga occurs due to improper diet, inappropriate methods to perform sexual act and dominance Vaata, Pitta and Aama Dosha and Dushti of Shukra Dhatu, Shukravaha Srotasa.
- Ayurvedic internal medications are advised after understanding the case in detail.
- Snehana, Swedana, Vamana, Virechan, Basti, Uttarbasti, Shirodhara are some key Panchakarma treatments which may be performed as per necessicity under strict medical supervision.
- Avoid factors that increase Vaata and Pitta Dosha like Bakery products, Spicy, Oily, sour food, Fermented foods, improper dietary habits etc. Having regular exercise and balanced diet is advised. Avoid addictive substances. Pranayama, Yoga and meditation also helps in such cases.