Goitre is a symptom of thyroid disease

Treatment of erectile dysfunction

Department of Urology of the European Medical Center has a great potential for laboratory and instrumental diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the male urogenital system, including impotence. The effectiveness of health care in the clinic promote comfort, individual approach and modern equipment, the use of advanced methods of treatment, as well as its own laboratory, which allows you to quickly receive the necessary tests and adjust ed treatment.

One of the most common diseases of the male urogenital system is erectile dysfunction, ie, erectile dysfunction. Often the disease is referred to as impotence and consider it incurable, so most men are embarrassed, they turn in on themselves and do not talk about the disease, so that they see themselves as losers, because this problem affects the degree of credibility. Thinking about this situation takes all of their mental energy, and they focus only on their problem and have mixed feelings of deep anger, fear and anxiety.

Erectile dysfunction is a common disorder and occurs according to various estimates half of men older than 40 years and, despite all the differences in people's lives, statistics the incidence of erectile dysfunction are about the same all over the world.

Causes of impotence

It is known that erectile dysfunction - it is not a disease, but only a diagnostic syndrome, which is a signal that there are serious health problems, so you need immediate evaluation and treatment.

Of the dozens of potential causes of erectile dysfunction as a significant figure significantly atherosclerosis (in various forms), hypertension, elevated body weight, and diabetes. Moreover, recent evidence have shown that erectile dysfunction is a major precursor of cardiovascular diseases (myocardial infarction, stroke, etc.).

To date, to distinguish between several forms of erectile dysfunction:

vasculogenic (vascular) form,

psychogenic (as a result of stressful experiences)

neurogenic (in diseases of the nervous system and spinal)

endocrine (in diabetes and andropause - the male "menopause").

Diagnostics erectile dysfunction in urological clinic EMC engaged a team of qualified doctors who have more than 10 years of experience in this field. During the examination, the patient should tell the doctor about your problem in detail and to answer his questions, it will help to assess the degree of erectile dysfunction. Then appoint specialist examination. Note that it is important not only to establish the diagnosis, but also to identify the cause of erectile dysfunction, as It depends on further treatment and its success.


The main features are:

difficulties in achieving or maintaining an erection;

erection becomes weaker;

an erection is achieved only support a conscious effort;

Morning erections becoming less frequent and strong.

One of the factors impeding the realization of an effective treatment, is the reluctance of men to see a doctor because erectile dysfunction is considered to be a problem of a personal nature, which do not tell anyone. Also, some men think that erectile dysfunction is incurable, but it is not: in 95% of cases of erectile dysfunction can be cured.

As mentioned earlier, impotence - is not a disease itself, but merely a symptom of another disease, so depending on the diagnosis of selected therapeutic, drug or psychological treatment.

A Goitre is simply an enlargement (swelling) of the thyroid gland.

It could mean that the whole thyroid gland is swollen or enlarged, or that one or more swellings or lumps develop in part or parts of the thyroid.
These growths/swellings are more common in women than men and are present on examination on up to 9% of the population.

A goitre can be caused by a range of factors, including:

  1. Insufficient iodine in the diet.
  2. High consumption of certain foods that neutralise iodine (eg cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower).
  3. Soy
  4. Certain drugs, such as lithium and phenylbutazone.
  5. Thyroid cancer.
  6. Nodules growing on the thyroid gland.
  7. Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid gland).
  8. Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid gland).
  9. ....and this is relevant because we know that hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism can cause anxiety, panic attacks and depression.
Symptoms include:

Enlargement of the throat, ranging from a small lump to a huge mass.
Swallowing problems, if the mass is large enough to press on the oesophagus.
Breathing problems, if the mass is large enough to press on the windpipe (trachea).

Diagnosis methods:

A goitre, and its underlying causes, is diagnosed using a number of tests, including:

Treatment may not be necessary if the mass is not caused by disease and is small.
Removal of the mass may be necessary if it is causing difficulty with breathing or swallowing.

Treatment depends on the cause. Hyperthyroidism or Hypothyroidism will usually require treatment for those conditions.

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