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Obesity can lead to erectile dysfunction (ED)!!
It has been proved in many studies that chances of erectile dysfunction are much higher in overweight and obese man than their healthier weight counterparts. Chances of developing ED may 30% to as high as 90% in overweight/obese man. This gives the link between obesity, heart and blood vessel and other cardiovascular disease and the relationship between male erection and blood supply.
Diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome are more common in obese or overweight. Diabetes alone is well established etiological factor for ED, and when diabetes associated obesity
chances of developing ED increases many fold. Symptoms of ED can occur within the first 9-11 years of diagnosis of diabetes.
Erectile dysfunction in men (also called impotence) refers to the inability to get or maintain an erection sufficient for sexual intercourse. ED is often a symptom. ED can be caused by many factors like psychological factors, such as anxiety or depression, as well as in many of
there is a physical cause.
Ongoing ED can be a symptom of an some underlying physical illness, such as blood vessel disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity or any other physical illness.
Because of the established connection
between ED and chronic medical illness, if you notice that impotence is an ongoing problem for you or your partner, you must speak with your doctor .
Some important facts obesity and ED
- Around 25-30% middle aged and older men affected by erectile dysfunction.
- About 55-60% of adults are overweight or obese.
- A larger proportion of males are overweight or obese than females.
- Chances of developing ED becomes more as you get older and men over 70 years of age have three times the incidence of men in their 40s.
Highlight of topic is, we can prevent loss of erection simply by loss of weight and also can prevent many other diseases to develop.