Can high cholesterol lead to erectile dysfunction in men?

Possibly. Not as a direct cause but indirect. A more detailed answer can be found at http://www.Healthcentral.Com/cholesterol/c/59/7939/high-sex-life/.
ED ; heart. Ed may be an indicator of blood flow/cardiac issues. Your doc and examine you and find out. In that case it may be the symptom rather than the cause. Very high cholesterol may indicate or be related to plaque in blood vessels and also related. There are natural approaches to lowering cholesterol. Ask doc. Peace and good health.

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Dr high cholesterol in men have erectile dysfunction? My husband is 29 old last week we did cholstrl chkup, he have erection problm also.

Probably unrelated. Hi. It certainly is possible for arteriosclerotic vascular disease to cause ED. However, in a young man, other causes are probably more likely. Endocrine, vascular, and neurologic problems can cause ED. He should see his doctor for an evaluation. Good luck! Read more...

Why are you erections softer and smaller layely? Does high cholesterol and clogged arteries cause erectile dysfunction?

You are too young. For clogged arteries, but not too young to have low t. Have a family doctor test you and if it is low, then get checked for sleep apnea as this can cause this in your age group. Read more...
Find other reason. I see you are 25 years old and if you're able to walk / run normally, this isn't arteries despite "pop" wisdom. If the images / partner(s) who used to turn you on no longer get you excited physically, it's time to look for a cause with your physician's help. Trust you're not drinking heavily. Prolactinoma and hemochromatosis are two causes worth considering -- often missed at your age. Read more...
Yes. Circulatory problems are one of the causes of erectile dysfunction. At your age it would be unlikely that you have that bad atherosclerosis. It would be prudent to consult a urologist to determine the cause and seek proper treatment. Read more...

I have moderately elevated cholesterol levels, and am prescribe statin drugs. Which control it nicely, but cause erectile dysfunction. Alternatives?

Talk to your MD. Statins are wonderful medicines to lower cholesterol and help control your lipid levels. They can have some side effects which are bothersome such as muscle weakness and myopathy. You should discuss this with your family md and find out whether he would recommend treatment for erectile dysfunction or change your statin and see if another would not have the same effect. Read more...
Different dose or me. Compliance with medication is affected when problems arise, especially ed. Try switching to a different statin, lower the dose & combine with another cholesterol medication. Consider a stress test b/c ED and coronary artery blockage are connected. Decrease your animal fat including dairy and eat more plants. Add coq10 200mg to help with statin side effects and fish oil to help with triglyceride. Read more...