Renal Health & Intervention
Centre for Renal Health and Intervention The department of Nephrology at the Centre for Renal Health and Intervention (CRHI), Meitra Hospital, Kozhikode aims to provide comprehensive clinical care integrated with transparent, ethical practices and cutting edge research. Our endeavour is to facilitate an exceptional experience for patients tethered to the best possible clinical outcomes, in tune with the larger Meitra Hospital vision. The department in phase one of inception is manned by two consultants and assisted by a dedicated team of Dialysis nurses, Technicians and other support staff. Comprehensive Nephrology care is offered; comprising of outpatient services including multidisciplinary speciality clinics, in patient renal care including consultation service and ICU dialysis, maintenance hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, treatment of poisoning, renal biopsy and management of Glomerular disease, Plasmapheresis and Plasma Exchange, The centre is equipped to provide the full range of transplantation services both living donor and deceased donor kidney transplantation. The hemodialysis unit and outpatient clinics of the CRHI are located on the first floor in the main outpatient area adjacent to the day care space. The outpatient department will function daily 9.30 AM to 5.00 PM. Maintenance hemodialysis unit will be operational Monday to Saturday 7.30 AM to 5.30 PM. Emergency hemodialysis will be provided round the clock. Inpatient services are available throughout the day.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Erectile dysfunction or impotence is the inability to get an erection that is firm enough for sexual intercourse. It is not rare for men to experience this condition occasionally. If it occurs often and routinely sex is affected, the condition requires medical assistance.

Causes

Erectile dysfunction may be a warning sign of an underlying medical condition.

  • Blood flow to the penis gets limited
  • Low levels of testosterone
  • Stress
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Smoking
  • Alcoholism
  • Obesity
  • Sleep disorders
  • Certain medications
  • Scar tissues in penis
  • Surgeries that affect pelvis or spinal cord
Symptoms

Symptoms of erectile dysfunction include:

  • Difficulty or inability in getting erection
  • Trouble maintaining erection
  • Reduced sexual desire
  • Mood swings
  • Depression in some cases
Diagnosis

Treatment for erectile dysfunction depends on the underlying cause of the condition. Some of the measures include:

  • Medications to manage the symptoms and as treatment for underlying causes.
  • Testosterone therapy may be recommended if low levels of testosterone is the reason for erectile dysfunction.
  • Vacuum pumps may be used to stimulate an erection.
  • Penile implants can be used for getting erections. These are devices that are surgically inserted into the penis.
  • Regular exercise can improve the condition.
  • Psychological counselling may be needed if stress, anxiety or other emotional factors are the reason for erectile dysfunction.
Prevention

The most important preventive measure for erectile dysfunction is choosing a healthy lifestyle and managing existing health conditions to reduce further risks.

  • Reduce stress
  • Exercise regularly
  • Avoid smoking and alcohol
  • Take care of mental health
  • Manage diabetes, or any other health conditions
  • Regular checkups.
Treatment

Treatment for erectile dysfunction depends on the underlying cause of the condition. Some of the measures include:

  • Medications to manage the symptoms and as treatment for underlying causes.
  • Testosterone therapy may be recommended if low levels of testosterone is the reason for erectile dysfunction.
  • Vacuum pumps may be used to stimulate an erection.
  • Penile implants can be used for getting erections. These are devices that are surgically inserted into the penis.
  • Regular exercise can improve the condition.
  • Psychological counselling may be needed if stress, anxiety or other emotional factors are the reason for erectile dysfunction.

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