Over half of men over age 40
experience symptoms of erectile dysfunction (ED) at some point in their lives. There are many
treatment options for men experiencing ED. At Prime Men’s Medical Center, we explore your personal
medical history and your unique needs when helping you find the right treatment. One option we offer
is Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy to help
our patients experiencing ED. Keep reading to learn more about this therapy option and why it might
be right for you.
Symptoms of ED
You may notice changes in your sexual drive throughout your life. Those changes or changes in your
erections come and go. However, ED comes when a person chronically experiences difficulty achieving
or maintaining an erection and a generally reduced libido (sex drive). As men age, parts of their
bodies, including the penile area weakens. PRP therapy can combat this effect.
What is PRP Therapy?
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy involves injections that reduce inflammation and lead to healing
in the target area. Researchers have used PRP to increase cell development and regeneration. PRP has
been used by athletes to heal injuries and people struggling with osteoarthritis to experience less
Platelets and ED Therapy
According to the International
Society for Sexual Health (ISSH), for treating ED, men receive PRP therapy through a
“Priapus shot” or “P shot” to improve their erections. Of the many therapies
available for men experiencing ED, PRP might be one of the most natural as it uses your own
When someone gets a cut, their platelets stop the bleeding. These small blood cells help clot the
blood to stop the flow. Platelets also help the injured area begin to heal. In PRP therapy, medical
professionals isolate these platelets from a patient’s blood then add them to an area to
Patients who receive PRP therapy report having an uptick in their self-confidence, added sensation
and sexual pleasure while bringing back intimacy in their relationships.
Make a Plan for Your Consultation
PRP therapy may be the solution you have been on the lookout to find for your ED. The understanding
medical professionals at Prime Men’s Medical Center can talk through your case, help walk you
through our procedure, and answer any questions you may have.