If your manhood is no longer rising to the occasion, medical and psychological reasons could be causing its lack of vitality. But if you still get morning erections or erections for masturbation, it’s likely that you have psychogenic erectile dysfunction. No, this doesn’t mean that you have some deep-seated psychological issue or that you are imagining that your most prized asset doesn’t work. What it does mean is that there isn’t a medical cause for your lacklustre performance in the bedroom department.

Generally speaking, psychogenic erectile dysfunction is caused by depression, stress or relationship distress. The most common causes are performance anxiety and fear of failure. Read more on what to do when your manhood develops a mind of its own on the Manuava website – portal dedicated to male health, lifestyle and fertility.

And while you’re there, don’t forget to check out 10 tips on getting your sperm in tip-top condition by top sperm-expert Allan Pacey, Professor of Andrology at the University of Sheffield.