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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 (Definition)

More than 46 million, nearly 21% of adults in the United States, smoke, according to a 2010 report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Smoking rates remained constant from 2005 - 2009. Smoking kills more than 5 million people a year worldwide, accounting for 1 out of ...Read more


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Could impotence caused by smoking be reversed by smoking less?

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 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?

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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Erectile Dysfunction (Definition)

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


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Erectile Failure (Definition)

Erectile failure is also known as Erectile dysfunction. Erectile failure, also called erectile dysfunction or male impotence, is the inability to achieve or sustain an ...Read more