At one time or another, just about every guy will lose his erection at an inopportune time. And while the immediate reaction may be disappointment and concern, it’s not so surprising when you stop and think about all the factors involved in an erection – blood flow, muscle reaction, friction, chemistry, nerve impulses and more. However, for an otherwise healthy man in his 20s, there are few bodily issues that are more troublesome than erectile dysfunction, which is typically defined as the inability to get and keep an erection firm enough for sex.
The good news is that the underlying cause of erectile dysfunction can usually be identified, and then with treatment, go away. To get at the root of the cause, I talk with young men about the following scenarios that can impact one’s mojo: