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what causes erectile disfunction?

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Dr. Cecily Kelly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many causes: Many thing can cause ed including high blood pressure, diabetes high cholesterol, medication including drugs of abuse, low hormones, kidney problems, liver problems. Basically, ed is something that you need to bring up with your doctor because it is not normal and it needs to be investigated further because there could be something wrong that with your body that needs treatment.
Dr. Randolph Rosarion
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 28 years experience
Erectile dysfunction: Ed is currently believed to have more of a physical cause rather than psychological in men 40yrs old or more. Arterial diseases (arteriovenous insufficiency) is the main cause due to plaque build up in the small penile arteries as well as hardening of arteries. It is associated with conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, hormonal problems. But never ignore psych issues esp in young men.
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Many causes: From things that affect the nerves like diabetes, things that affect the blood vessels like heart disease, hypertension, smoking, and other things too like medications, trauma, anxiety/stress/mood issues ...

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Does cinitapride 1mg cause erectile disfunction?

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Unknown: Erectile dysfunction has not been reported, however, the drug is primarily used in contries that do not have strong oversight for reporting side effects. Some anecdotal reports of drowsiness, itching, diarrhea, confusion, involuntary movements, and gynecomastia have occurred. Other drugs in the same category have reported similar side effects, as well as, impotence or erectile dysfunction.
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Can the steriods in preperation h cause erectile disfunction?

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Is erectile disfunction curable?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Libido Too Low: This common problem is usually related to fatigue, depression, or stress for someone your age. The mental health component of erections and sexual desire is very powerful. You may have to come to terms with what else is doing on in your life; you very well may have to do a blood test for thyroid levels. But, this does not have to be a permanent problem.
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Is there any new drugs for erectile disfunction?

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ED Drugs: Nope. Do the ones that are available, cialis, levitra, (vardenafil) or viagra not work for you?
A 43-year-old member asked:

Can you please tell me why it'smen have erectile disfunction as they get older?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Aging process/testos: It is aging process due to following factors 1clogged arteries oe atherosclerosis and high cholesterol 2diabetese in some men 3 low testosterone level as you get older 4high blood pressure 5smokimg over long periods in some 6certain prescription meds 7prostatic diseases 8 long term alcohol abus it can be one or more of the above condition which may be responsible for ed in men when they get older.

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