When you are anxious, you typically experience an increase in hormones like norepinephrine and cortisol. An increase in these hormone levels also causes an increase in your blood pressure levels, which could cause a reduction in blood flow to your penis, preventing you from getting or sustaining an erection.
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Does Viagra help with performance anxiety?
There’s no single cure for performance anxiety. If your performance anxiety is caused by erectile dysfunction (ED), then ED medicines such as Viagra can help you to get and keep an erection.
How do I get over my mental erection?
The main treatment methods for psychogenic ED include: Psychotherapy: Therapy can help patients identify their thoughts and feelings related to sexual activity and impotence. Through therapy, patients can develop balanced thoughts about themselves, their relationships, and sexual performance.
How do you know if a guy has performance anxiety?
A feeling of nervousness before and even during sex is the main symptom of male performance anxiety. You can’t concentrate on the task at hand or enjoy sexual intercourse because you’re too preoccupied with stress and worry.
Why do I have performance anxiety?
Performance anxiety typically results from a person’s negative thoughts about their ability to perform well during sexual activity. A person may be worrying about sexual inadequacy or the inability to please a partner. Factors that can influence these feelings include: body image.