Worldwide prevalence of erectile dysfunction is estimated at 2% for young adults above 40 years and up to 80 % for male adults above 50 yrs of age.Research has shown that 7% of men between 18- 29 yrs of age ,9% of men between 30-39 yrs of age,11% of men 40-49 yrs of age,16 - 18 % of men 50-59 yrs and more than 55 % of men above 60 yrs suffer from various levels of erectile dysfunction.Several factors lead to the development of erectile dysfunction and these include certain medications, obesity, drug abuse or even certain diseases. However research has shown that age is the most critical factor affecting erectile dysfunction.