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Is male impotence due to smoking ever reversible?

Is male impotence due to smoking ever reversible?

Maybe: It depends on how long you smoked. Smoking destroys the small blood vessels that open up to get erections. Consider getting a penile duplex ultrasound to evaluate penile blood flow. ...Read more

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Smoking and organic impotence, is it reversible?

Smoking and organic impotence, is it reversible?

Yes: Stop smoking. Nicotine causes vasoconstriction which decreases blood flow which is what you don't want when you want an erection. ...Read more

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Could impotence caused by smoking be reversed by smoking less?

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Could impotence caused by smoking be reversed by smoking less?

Help, but not alone: What we're is what we've been ; makes what we will be, thus surely conforming: life is a one-way street of accumulation, modification, ; continuation from inception to eternity. Despite enlisting its mental ; physical causes, both are inseparable. In care for ed, we just identify potentially modifiable factors so to forge self-healing toward optimal functional recovery with own residual strength. ...Read more

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Could cigarette smoking lead to impotence?

Could cigarette smoking lead to impotence?

Yes: Just as smoking can lead to coronary heart disease- it can affect peripheral arteries- legs, brain and penis. Causing hardening of the arteries and spasm of the vessels of the penis - therefore affecting the ability to attain and maintain an erection. High blood pressure and diabetes may also affect erectile function. ...Read more

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Does quit-smoking improve level of impotence?

Does quit-smoking improve level of impotence?

Quit Tob: Better sex: Yes. The small vessels in your body when you smoke do not allow as much blood through and thus there is less oxygen. If you don't smoke these areteries heal and improve the oxygen flow to all of these important tissues. ...Read more

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Can smoking lead to erectile dysfunction?

Can smoking lead to erectile dysfunction?

Absolutely: Nicotine is a vasoconstrictor, so it robs organs of blood supply. Erection is heavily dependent on adequate blood supply. ...Read more

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Can smoking medical marijaua lead to erectile dysfunction?

Can smoking medical marijaua lead to erectile dysfunction?

Possibly: One of the many effects of marijuana is erectile dysfunction, whether smoked recreationally or medically. ...Read more

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Can smoking cigarettes cause erectile dysfunction?

Can smoking cigarettes cause erectile dysfunction?

Possible factor: Cigarettes are linked to atherosclerosis which can be a factor in ED - however a person would not develop this after smoking until after a relatively long period of time (10-20+ years of heavy smoking).Diabetes is probably more of a cause because it affects small blood vessels. I think most ED is psychological in young and middle aged men (ages 20- 50+) however, low testosterone is another factor. ...Read more

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Does smoking causes erectile dysfunction and weight loss?

Does smoking causes erectile dysfunction and weight loss?

Smoking can cause: Many diseases because it damages the "engines" of the cell. The most sensitive tissue is the lower brain that controls erection and the weight loss is evidence of poor metabolism. ...Read more

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Hi. Iam 23 years old male. Single. Masturbating daily for six years. Now I lost morning erection. Is tgis indicates that im impotence? And is it reversible

Hi. Iam 23 years old male. Single. Masturbating daily for six years. Now I lost morning erection. Is tgis indicates that im impotence? And is it reversible

Don't worry: You are almost certainly normal and healthy. Don't obsess -- just relax. I'm sure things will return to normal soon, you're too young to have developed impotence, and it doesn't happen overnight. ...Read more

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Any solution for male impotence due diabetes?

ED: There are many options. Diabetes is a very common cause of erectile dysfunction. See a urologist to discuss options. They range from pills to penile prosthesis surgery. ...Read more

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At what age do men suffer from impotence?

Any: It can occur at any age but becomes more common the older one gets. ...Read more

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Can diabetes cause impotence in men?

Can diabetes cause impotence in men?

Diabetes, impotence: Yes, diabetes is one of the most common causes of impotence. Other causes are high blood pressure, high blood lipids, smoking, low testosterone, and some medications can be problematic. ...Read more

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Is Cialis ok for impotence problems in 39 yr old male?

Is Cialis ok for impotence problems in 39 yr old male?

Yes but only if. .: Cialis is a fine drug for impotence or erectile dysfunction in any age as long as you're not taking a nitrate. The combination of the two could cause excessively low blood pressure & even death. This also applies to any of its competitors, eg levitra, (vardenafil) staxyn, stendra & viagra. The beauty of muse & Caverject is that they can be used w/nitrates to treat ed. But 1st go see your family physician! ...Read more

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Impotence problems in 32 yr old male. Is it my upbringing, the girls I date, or what?

Impotence problems in 32 yr old male. Is it my upbringing, the girls I date, or what?

Impotence in 32 year: There are several different causes of impotence such as smoking, certain illnesses like diabetes, low testosterone, or blood flow problems to and from the penis. Very rarely are they related to upbringing, types of girls you date ie the psychological reasons. First the organic causes need to be ruled out, but psychological reasons do exist. ...Read more

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Which could help with male impotence or libido?

Which could help with male impotence or libido?

A check up: Ed or libido problems can be due to physical causes (usually vascular insufficiency) there are many medical problems that may cause these problems which can be readily diagnosed by a urologist interested in sexual medicine. There are also psychological contributions to ed as well. Finally low testosterone may be the culprit here which is easily assessed by a blood test. ...Read more

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Would drinking vodka cause impotence in men?

Would drinking vodka cause impotence in men?

Drinking: Alcohol in excess can cause lower testosterone levels and make erectile dysfunction more likely. Acute alcohol intoxication is definitely a cause of acute erectile dysfunction. Small or moderate alcohol intake generally doesn't cause problems in most men. ...Read more

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Does vitamin E deficiency causes impotence in males?

Does vitamin E deficiency causes impotence in males?

No: No link between vitamin E deficiency & erectile dysfunction in human males, just male rats. Check out http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/22280834. ...Read more

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I am 21 years old male I have been mastubusting for the last 3 years quite regularly even 3 to 4 time a day. Is it a sing of impotence. Is it curable.?

I am 21 years old male I have been mastubusting for the last 3 years quite regularly even 3 to 4 time a day. Is it a sing of impotence. Is it curable.?

Compulsive behavior: Masturbating 3-4 times a day is not a sign of impotence -- but it is a compulsive behavior that can interfere with other parts of your life. You sound concerned about it and what it means. So, please consult a psychiatrist or your family physician. Some people have additional behaviors they're doing as well, such as addiction to porn. These things can be treated, but need evaluation first. ...Read more

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Do thyroid problems in men cause impotence?

Do thyroid problems in men cause impotence?

Possibly: Both hypo and hyperthyroidism can cause erectile dysfunction (impotence). The condition of low thyroid levels (hypothyroidism) is more likely to do so. Furthermore, untreated hypothyroidism can lead to high prolactin levels, that may additionally contribute to sexual dysfunction. ...Read more

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Is there any antihypertensive that doesn't cause impotence (ed) & have an antiarythmatic effect for a 32yrs old male?

Is there any antihypertensive that doesn't cause impotence (ed) & have an antiarythmatic effect for a 32yrs old male?

ED and BP meds: Most anti-hypertensive medicines cause no erectile dysfunction (ed). The major class of drugs that cause ed are beta-blockers. If you are one of those agents, that may be reponsible for your ed. Types of BP meds that can treat some arrhytmias are calicum channle blockers, Diltiazem is one of them and beta blockers. You should see a urologist to see if there are other causes for ed other than meds. ...Read more

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I have impotence after taking 2mg Tenex/Guanfacine. Is my impotence from generalized dysautonomia due to sympathetic failure permanent or reversible?

I have impotence after taking 2mg Tenex/Guanfacine. Is my impotence from generalized dysautonomia due to sympathetic failure permanent or reversible?

More Info please: A single dose of ANYTHING is UNLIKELY to produce impotence, or ANY of the disorders you mention.

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Hope this helps

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Does spironolactone for men block testosterone & causes impotence?

Does spironolactone for men block testosterone & causes impotence?

Common side effect: Spironolactone is considered a testosterone-blocker. While it is a blood pressure medication, it has side effects of breast development, decreased erections - particularly morning erections. Many transgender people use spironolactone as they are transitioning from male to female. LGromkoMD ...Read more

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Does vitamin E deficiency really cause impotence in males?

No: No link between vitamin E deficiency & erectile dysfunction in human males, just male rats. Check out http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/22280834. ...Read more

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Does thyroid problem in women and men cause impotence?

Does thyroid problem in women and men cause impotence?

Yes to both: Thyroid dysfunction --- either too much thyroid hormones (hyperthyroidism) or too little (hypothyroidism) --- can disrupt the male or female reproductive system by causing changes in sex hormones as well as prolactin. Alterations in sex hormones (testosterone in men, and estrogen in women) and prolactin, can in turn, lead to sexual dysfunction, including abnormal periods, and sexual dysfunction. ...Read more

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What percentage of males who take Prozac (fluoxetine) have impotence?

What percentage of males who take Prozac (fluoxetine) have impotence?

Rates vary 20-75%: Prozac (fluoxetine) is in a category called ssri's. They can produce sexual side effects that include decreased sex drive, trouble with arousal (getting and maintaining an erection for males), and delayed or inability to have an orgasm. The variation in the reported rates is related to how the research is done. When patients volunteered side effects they were less likely to report sexual side effects. ...Read more

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Can wearing extremely tight jeans cause restocked and impotence problems in men?

Can wearing extremely tight jeans cause restocked and impotence problems in men?

Tight Pants no risk.: Hi

at 18 it would be very difficult for the described scenario of tight pants causing impotence.

If you are having any difficulty getting and maintaining an erection at your age please get in to see a physician expert in men's health.

Impotence is a problem of both physical and mental components.

You do not need to accept impotence yet. Please get some good advice from your personal doc! ...Read more

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Is it true most of the medicine for high pressure and depression will make men impotence?

Is it true most of the medicine for high pressure and depression will make men impotence?

Yes and no: Some medication that treat high blood pressure can cause sexual side effects. It is important to discuss this with your physician so that a medication without this side effect can be chosen. Most of the medications that treat depression can cause delayed ejaculation in males. This side effect tends to go away after a few weeks. ...Read more

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Erectile Dysfunction (Definition)

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


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