Erectile dysfunction (ed) is an important worldwide health issue that has a significant negative impact on the quality of life and sexual self-confidence of the affected individual. Numerous epidemiological studies report that prevalence of erectile dysfunction (ED) increases with aging. Moreover, complaints of ed even in younger men are becoming more frequent. However, the numbers of men seeking medical attention for ed along with the increased comfort of physicians treating it has resulted in enhanced management of this condition. It is advised to avoid alcohol, smoking and other substances which is a common causative for ED in young individuals. Treatment options include medicinal options like sildenafil and tadalafil. Surgical options are also available.