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Can obesity hinder getting an erection?

Can obesity hinder getting an erection?

No: Sexual arousal is complex & may be affected by obesity in many ways. Psychological issues include one's self image and one's attraction to the other person, which means one can have trouble with arousal if either he or his partner is obese. Medical issues include decreased sensation from diabetic nerve damage, poor circulation from artery disease, lower testosterone due to hormonal changes, etc... ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Obesity (Definition)

The definition started with Louis Israel Dublin, chief statistician of the Metropolitan life insurance company, in the early 1940s, as a BMI >25 (definitely >30) for people in their 20's based on retrospective observational life insurance data of the age at which people died later in life. This was subsequently adopted by the medical disease industry. However, BMI is ...Read more


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I get erection but the erection is soft im 95kg is it because of obesity? After losing weight will I get harder erection?

I get erection but the erection is soft im 95kg is it because of obesity? After losing weight will I get harder erection?

Possible: Being overweight as you are causes poor erections in many ways. The associated risks of Diabetese,hypertension, high cholesterol , heart problems can all have a cumulative effect. The weight reduction will certainly help. ...Read more

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I am 37 years old. I am obese 110 kg Indian. I had high BP. My penis erection is not hard. What medicine to take to improve penis erection? Help me.

I am 37 years old.  I am obese 110 kg Indian.  I had high BP. My penis erection is not hard. What medicine to take to improve penis erection? Help me.

Erectile Dysfunction: Blood pressure control and weight reduction are important for the vascular health need for normal erectile activity. Testosterone levels may be low due to conversion to estradiol in the adipose tissue which can worsen function. Low dose daily Cialis should help improve the condition. ...Read more

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Husband is having erection problem, he is little obese also, sperm count will be low?? I had miscarge 4 months before, it means his sperm count is ok?

Husband is having erection problem, he is little obese also, sperm count will be low?? I had miscarge 4 months before, it means his sperm count is ok?

Your doc: Or a natural doc can test your hormone levels and rule out circulatory issues. Also, a clinical psychologist can teach you skills to keep from focusing on your "performance" which interferes also. Peace and good health. A urologist can check your husband's sperm count if he likes. Sorry about your loss. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Do all obese ppl or diabetics or ppl who smoke have erectile dysfunction ?

Do all obese ppl or diabetics or ppl who smoke have erectile dysfunction ?

Erectile Dysfunction: Nope. Not all. Some, yes. The inability to get or maintain an erection is generally more about the state of one's mind then body....Especially when they are very young. Solving the anxiety about this often helps more than anything else. ...Read more

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How to get strong erection ?

Erectiions: Lots of factors mostly revolve around the psychology of sex, sexual excitement and relationship with your partner, but diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol and vascular diseas as well as many medications can affect strength of erections. Also low testosterone levels in blood. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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How come I can't get an erection?

How come I can't get an erection?

Stressed?: Believe it or not the most common cause of erectile dysfunction is 'stress'/performance anxiety. If you feel that this is not what is occuring with you then please go see you doctor and discuss this with him/her; to make sure you get properly diagnosed. ...Read more

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What causes men to get an erection?

What causes men to get an erection?

Nerve impulses: That stimulate contraction of muscle tissue in the walls of blood vessels, inducing an erection. ...Read more

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It's hard for me to get an erection?

It's hard for me to get an erection?

Medical or: psychological causes may be at the root of this. First, please get checked out by your doc, who may do lab work on your hormones and check your vascular system. Secondly, see a therapist for support. Sometimes a conflict in relationship or self-esteem or control can be an issue. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Erection (Definition)

An erection refers to the stiff or erect penis. An erection that is " normal" means that it is ...Read more