How to Stop Losing Your Erection During Sex
It’s quite normal to occasionally lose your erection during sex. If you’re feeling tired, or if you can’t fully concentrate on sex because something else is on your mind, you might notice that your erection is weaker than normal, or that it doesn’t last for as long during sexual activity.
This doesn’t necessarily mean that you have erectile dysfunction. Most of the time, losing an erection becomes erectile dysfunction when it becomes consistent or noticeable to you.
• High blood pressure
• Heart or thyroid conditions
• Clogged arteries (atherosclerosis)
• Nervous system
disorders, such as multiple sclerosis or Parkinson disease
• Blood pressure medicines (especially beta-blockers)
• Heart medicines, such as digoxin
• Sleeping pills
• Some peptic ulcer medicines
Other physical causes:
• Low testosterone levels. This can make it difficult to get an erection. It can also reduce a man’s sex drive.
• Nerve damage from prostate surgery.
• Nicotine, alcohol, or cocaine use.
• Spinal cord injury.
In some cases, your emotions or relationship problems can lead to ED, such as:
• Poor communication with your partner.
• Feelings of doubt and failure.
• Stress, fear, anxiety, or anger.
• Expecting too much from sex. This can make sex a task instead of a pleasure.
Maintaining a healthy body weight
Staying on top of your blood pressure
Maintaining a healthy diet
Adding aerobic exercise to your daily routine
Checking for lower-than-normal testosterone levels
Avoiding cigarettes and other products that contain nicotine
Drinking alcohol in moderation and avoiding drugs that may affect your ability to get an erection.
Limiting your consumption of porn