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A 37-year-old male asked:

Is it possible to cure erectile disfunction through a vegetarian plant based diet?

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Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holtanswered
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Unlikely: The only way i could see that helping is if your ed is due to narrowed arteries in the area (unlikely at your young age) and you drop the fatty diet for a number of years, your arteries may clear out a bit allowing improved blood flow.
Dr. Pouya Shafipour
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Improvement yes: Vegetarian, plant based diets are in general very good for your health, especially improve your hormonal function as well as result in fat loss in the abdominal area which plays a major role in reducing testosterone levels and causing low sex drive. So following a healthy, vegetarian based diet, and drinking plenty of water and avoiding processed starch and sugar, ed symptoms will improve a lot.

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