Poor mental wellness and psychological factors can play an important role in erection problems by interfering with how the brain signals a physical response – in this case, an erection.
Psychological triggers of erection problems
Life brings a lot of pressures. Work, family, money, time: these are all things that can get on top of you. Erection problems are often thought of as a physical condition with a physical cause, but emotional issues can also play a part and even young, fit, and healthy men with no underlying health conditions can experience them.
EPs caused by psychological triggers should be taken just as seriously as those caused by anything else. The good news is the cause of your EPs can usually be identified, often with the help of a pharmacist or doctor.
Some of the psychological and emotional issues that can contribute to erection problems include: