Erectile dysfunction

Acupuncture beneficial for erectile dysfunction

Acupuncture shows benefit for erectile dysfunction (ED), conclude Chinese authors after analysing data from 22 RCTs involving 1751 participants. They found low quality evidence for a beneficial effect of acupuncture as and adjunctive treatment mainly for men with psychogenic ED. When acupuncture plus herbal medicine was compared with herbal medicine alone, the combination therapy showed significantly better improvement in erectile function. Side of effects of acupuncture were rare and mild.

Acupuncture for Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. World J Mens Health. 2019 Mar 15