Rings for Erectile Dysfunction

A common non medical way of treating erectile dysfunction is the use of ‘confidence rings’. These rings are made out of many different materials like silicone or rubber and they are then stretched around the base of an erect penis. These rings can then maintain the blood flow through the erection and maintain its hardness and rigidity, it does this be reducing the out flow of blood from the penis. Most of these rings can also be used alongside condoms and they are also the least expensive erectile dysfunction treatment.

Types of Rings

These rings are widely available in 2 strengths either firm or regular, and they come in many different shapes and sizes. There are also many different makes of these rings although they all mainly have the same benefits and weaknesses. Different brands of these rings include; The Osbon Tension Rings and Compression Rings.

You can also purchase cheaper versions of these devices which are more commonly known as ‘cock rings’ and these are widely available at shops and websites that sells sex paraphernalia.

Side Effects of Rings for Erectile Dysfunction

These rings can at times cause serious side effects and cause a lot of pain. They can cause severe bruising and scarring on the penis. These rings can also affect ejaculation and make this hard or painful to do and this becomes a problem when you and your partner are trying to conceive.

These ring devices should not be kept on any longer than 30 minutes as this could seriously harm your penis and even lead to the skin breaking and ulcers forming. You should also make sure that you are not allergic to any of the materials that are used within the ring as this could lead to further side effects.

It is also advised that these rings should not be used for a long period of time as it could start to affect the nerves within your penis and also creates long term damage to the skin tissue. To avoid these harmful side effects you should always wait until your erection has subsided before you take off the ring. 

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