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Doctor insights on: Does Obesity Cause Erectile Dysfunction

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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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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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What are a few lesser-known causes of erectile dysfunction?

What are a few lesser-known causes of erectile dysfunction?

Many . . .: Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/erectile-dysfunction/basics/causes/con-20034244 for list of some causes of erectile dysfunction. Go see your family doc for complete evaluation before considering therapeutic options. ...Read more

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What kind of testical pain can cause erectile dysfunction?

All kinds : Testis pain can be a libido killer. You need to get the pain evaluated and treated and see if your erections improve. ...Read more

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Can cancer causes erectile dysfunction ?

Treatment is cause: It's not typically the cancer itself that causes erectile dysfunction, but the treatment for the cancer that can cause it. The treatments for the following cancers have a higher likelihood of causing ed: bladder cancer, colon cancer, rectal cancer, and prostate cancer. Surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and hormone therapy for cancer are the frequent causes for cancer related ed. ...Read more

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Can busulfan cause erectile dysfunction?

Can busulfan cause erectile dysfunction?

Yes: Chemotherapeutic agents (most of them, at least) can cause fatigue, lethargy, and sometimes even depression, all of which can interfere with sexual arousal. A cancer diagnosis, and its treatment, is itself immensely stressful, which can diminish libido. There are many possible reasons why someone taking buslfan would experience ed, and should discuss treatment options with his physician. ...Read more

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Does aprovel cause erectile dysfunction?

Probably Not: Erectile dysfunction is not a reported side effect of this class of antihypertensives. There may be other causes of erectile dysfunction that can be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Lin
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Inability To Attain An Erection (Definition)

Inability to attain en erection denotes a lack of physiological energy and ability to timely fill penile corporeal tissue with blood for its high-pressure circulation. To discovery when and how to treat such, go to http://formefirst.com/ED-Rx-options.html & other articles in the category of Sex life, ED. Besides, the info in Basics of Self-Care could be ...Read more


Dr. Alvin Lin
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Erectile Dysfunction (Definition)

Erectile dysfunction refers to any problem when a male cannot get or keep an erection long enough for intercourse. It has many different causes so "erectile dysfunction" is a descriptive term ...Read more