The health body continues: “If you don’t see a change, perhaps consider other lifestyle factors that might also be affecting it such as, smoking, excessive alcohol consumption or drug use.
“Make an appointment with your GP to discuss investigation and treatment.”
If simple changes do not remedy the problem, your doctor may recommend a more specialist intervention.
According to the NHS, medicine such as sildenafil (sold as Viagra) is also often used by doctors to treat erectile dysfunction. It’s also available from pharmacies.
Because of changes in regulations, you no longer need a prescription to get sildenafil, explains the NHS.