Erectile Dysfunction May Have a Link to Heart Disease

A new study has shown that men with erectile dysfunctions, although with no current history of heart problems, may develop cardiovascular conditions later in life. Even more at risk are men with both existing erectile and cardiovascular problems.

Among men aged 45 and up without diagnosed heart disease, those with moderate or severe erectile dysfunction were up to 50 percent more likely to be hospitalized for heart problems, according to an adjusted analysis. Erectile dysfunction boosted the risk for hospitalization even more when men had a history of cardiovascular disease.
Doctors still say that an erectile dysfunction is not a sure sign of heart disease, but it’s something that should definitely be looked into and not taken for granted.
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