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I am having problem getting and maintaining erections. Could it be my high blood pressure pills, or my psyc. medication. I am taking Venlafaxine Hydrochloride(75mg),and 1/2 MG of Hydrochlorothiazide, with also900 Mg of Gabapentin a day.
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Venlafaxine can cause erectile dysfunctions.

You may talk to your doctor about changing it.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I can't stop taking the medication that you listed because that is the only meds. that works for me. Any other suggestions?

What is your age?

Do you have any heart issue?

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Following herbs can be tried;

1) Ginkgo
2) St. John's wort

There are other therapies which can be tried as following;

1) Psychotherapy;
a) Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
b) Interpersonal therapy
c) Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBC
d) Psychodynamic psychotherapy

2) Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has been approved for the treatment of major depressive disorder.

3) Physical activity and exercise contribute to recovery from major depressive disorder.

4) Stress reduction techniques.

5) Massage and physical therapy

6) Acupuncture.

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