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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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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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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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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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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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Is erectile dysfunction reversible or it happened that is all and it's permanent?

Is erectile dysfunction reversible or it happened that is all and it's permanent?

Reversible: In most cases, it is reversible, especially if it is associated with a medical problem that can be controlled (like diabetes) or emotional reason (like anxiety). Please also note that several medications (i.e. Some blood pressure meds) can cause it, as a side effect. ...Read more

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Is alcohol related erectile dysfunction reversable?

Possibly: Erectile dysfunction (ed) due to alcoholism is the result of alcohol-induced nerve damage. Alcohol is a total-body poison that especially affects the GI tract and nervous system. Most alcoholics smoke, which damages your arteries, which can also cause ed. Ed due to smoking warns you're at risk for a heart attack.

Often, alcoholic nerve damage improves with prolonged abstinence: weeks to months. ...Read more

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Is erectile dysfunction that is caused by masturbation reversible?

Is erectile dysfunction that is caused by masturbation reversible?

Not valid question: As far as we know, masturbation does not cause erectile dysfunction. If one were to experiment sexually and injure the phallus, then the traumatic event can result in vascular/nerve injury that can lead to erectile dysfunction. ...Read more

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Can emotions cause impotence?

Impotence: Psychological impotence can result from worrying or fears or any distracting thoughts. ...Read more

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How does ED differ from impotence?

How does ED differ from impotence?

Same thing: Erectile dysfunction is medical term for impotence which is defined as inability to attain & sustain an erection adequate for penetration leading to distress. So if it doesn't bother you, it's not ed. But let's also be realistic in that our refractory period (time between having an orgasm and attaining another erection) increases w/age, so don't claim ed if you can't have sex 5x/d @ 99yo like 18yo. ...Read more

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Impotence problems for 21 y/o, what to do?

Get a workup: At your age, if you're not getting super-hard with your favorite pictures / ideas / videos / partner (s), you need a proper medical workup, including checks for hemochromatosis and prolactinoma. You're also fairly new to romance, and learning how your body responds in different situations -- if there's no organic basis, this will solve itself as you gain skill ; experience with the right person. ...Read more

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How to deal on first overnite with impotence?

ED happens to every1: Every guy is going to have a bout or two or more of ed during his lifetime. Keep that in mind the first time it happens, laugh it off & realize that there are other forms of sexual activity. With that in mind, ask yourself if you are healthy or were just diagnosed w/medical condition or given medications. Or did you smoke or drink or take illicit drugs prior to your attempt. Perhaps extra stress? ...Read more

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Does methadone cause impotence?

Yes, it can: Hello. Yes, Methadone can certainly cause this due to long term opioid use and its effects on your testosterone. You should ask your provider to check a hormone panel if you are experiencing erectile dysfunction with opioid use. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can bronchitis cause impotence?

Not directly, but: If you are not breathing adequately, your body will stay geared for "fight or flight" and not relax so the "feed or breed" (psns) can take over. So too much working to breathe will inhibit erection. Optimize lung disease first, then see urologist if problem persists. ...Read more

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Does clomifene cause impotence?

Does clomifene cause impotence?

No: Clomiphene is used in an attempt to stimulate ovulation in women or sperm production in males and increase fertility. It has no effect on sexual function. ...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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How does online porn cause impotence?

It Doesn't: There is no evidence that viewing pornography online will lead to impotence. However, if your significant other is devoting time to online pornography rather than directing his/her attention to you this may indicate a lack of intimacy in your relationship, which could lead to impotence and sexual dysfunction. Consider discussing this with your primary doctor or seeing a relationship counselor. ...Read more

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Does impotence have to do with diabetes?

Does impotence have to do with diabetes?

ED: Yes, quite often diabetics have some degree of ed due to the effects of diabetes on small vessels and nerve conduction. ...Read more

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Are type II diabetes and impotence connected?

Are type II diabetes and impotence connected?

Absolutely: 50% of diabetics will develop ed within 5 years of diagnosis. ...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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