Natural Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction with Liviu B. Saimovici, M.D., of Advanced Rejuvenation Centers, in Purchase
Dr. Liviu B. Saimovici
As many as 30 million men in the United States have erectile dysfunction, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Most of us know it by its nickname, ED—used in endless TV and print ads promoting drugs like Viagra. But there are also effective natural treatments for this common disorder, says Liviu B. Saimovici, M.D., medical director of Advanced Rejuvenation Centers, in Purchase.
It’s important to establish the cause of a patient’s ED and whether it can be remedied, Saimovici says. There are many possible causes, including diabetes, age, certain drugs such as beta blockers, heart and vascular disease, psychological issues, and alcohol or drug abuse. Depending on the cause, a natural treatment plan could have various components.
“There are vitamins that act like Viagra and the rest; exercise, regular sleep and good diet; and of course Emsella, which in the United States has FDA approval for both men and women for incontinence and in Canada for ED,” Saimovici says.
That would be the Emsella Chair—a restorative therapy that stimulates the muscles of the pelvic floor, inducing contractions in a way that the brain is unable to do. Saimovici offers free consultations, and if someone is a good candidate for Emsella, treatment would entail sitting in the “chair” fully clothed for 28 minutes, once or twice a week for six weeks.