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Erectile Dysfunction - SHIM

Erectile Dysfunction (ED):

The inability to achieve or maintain an erection sufficient for sexual activity. If you're experiencing ED, don't worry it's very common and is understood to affect 1 in 2 men over 50 years old at some stage. The number of men suffering from erectile dysfunction increases with age.

The Sexual Health Inventory for Men (SHIM) is a widely used scale for screening and diagnosis of erectile dysfunction (ED) and severity of ED in clinical practice and research

Once you have taken the test your results will be displayed and any required guidance given...

Normal erectile function.

Great, your score suggests that you can achieve and maintain an erection.

To keep your erections healthy here is some guidance:

Lifestyle

Interpersonal Advice

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MILD erectile dysfunction.

Your score suggests that you may be experiencing erectile dysfunction.\nTreatment is available, it would be a good idea to visit your GP.

What to expect at your visit >

In the meantime, follow these top tips for a healthier, stronger erection.

Lifestyle

Interpersonal Advice

Health Checklist

It sounds as though your erections have become less strong.

Your score suggests that you may be experiencing erectile dysfunction. Don't worry, treatment is available. It would be a good idea to visit your GP. Before you go to your GP: write down any symptoms you've had, list any medications you're taking, and write down any questions you have. Also, encourage your partner to come with you!

What to expect at your visit >

In the meantime, follow these top tips for a healthier, stronger erection.

Lifestyle

Interpersonal Advice

Health Checklist

More tips and treatment info is available at: www.SexualAdviceAssociation.co.uk/pe