UK sources of information and / or support
Has a leaflet called Erectile Dysfunction (Impotence).
A charitable organisation which was set up to help people with impotence (erectile dysfunction) and their partners and to raise awareness of the condition amongst both the public and the medical profession. Also provides information about female sexual dysfunction and Peyronie's disease.
Medicine Guides provide reliable information about medicines (drugs), conditions and the different treatment options available. They have been developed in the UK as part of the Medicines Information Project.
Website with audio tapes which you can hear online. Doctor Hilary Jones explains a wide range of medical conditions, including erectile dysfunction, in easy to understand terms. You can hear Hilary explaining the condition to you, and because it is broken down into shorter sections, you can listen again to any part you didn't quite understand.
Their mission is "to provide the best non-drug based treatments for erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation and penis enlargement". The company is registered with the Medical Devices Agency and the Healthcare Commission. Both the vacuum unit and the rings that they sell are available on prescription.
Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.
Information from BUPA.
Information from BUPA.
Further sources / more detailed information
Some non-UK sites
The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.
More detailed medical information
The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.
- PatientPlus - hundreds of medical reference articles provided by Patient UK.
- Evidence Based Medicine - such as from Clinical Evidence, The Cochrane Library, etc.
- Database of UK Clinical Guidelines - from NICE, SIGN, Clinical Knowlege Summaries, etc.
- Medline - abstracts available from thousands of journals.
- Sites listing free online medical textbooks and journals.
- Sites listing free medical images - pictures, atlases, anatomy, skin diseases, etc.
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