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Digital Health App Marks a New Era in Erectile Dysfunction Treatment: A Study on Improved Physical and Mental Health Outcomes

A recent study, conducted on a digital health application designed for erectile dysfunction (ED), highlights promising results in improving both physical and mental health outcomes. The app, utilized by 44 participants with ED, offered a comprehensive 12-week program that incorporated pelvic floor exercises, physiotherapeutic and cardiovascular training, mindfulness, sexual therapy, and educational content about ED, nutrition, and risk factors. Participants, with a median age of 46, were evaluated using the IIEF‑5, PAM-13, and QoL-Med questionnaires at the beginning and end of the program. The findings revealed an average improvement of 4.5 points in IIEF‑5 scores, with 96% of participants showing overall improvement in erection scores. Additionally, 93% reported improved life quality, and a significant increase in patient activation scores was observed. This study underscores the potential of digital solutions in self-managing ED, replicating the results of traditional studies in a digital format and enabling patients to actively participate in their treatment.