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Can having a stroke or heart attack cause erectile dysfunction?
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Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes!
Often, men who suffer heart attacks or strokes have ed years prior to their stroke or heart attack.
All 3 disorders are blood vessel disorders. Stroke is where the brain doesn't get blood, heart attack the heart is not getting blood and ed is where the penis is not getting blood flow.

In brief: Yes!
Often, men who suffer heart attacks or strokes have ed years prior to their stroke or heart attack.
All 3 disorders are blood vessel disorders. Stroke is where the brain doesn't get blood, heart attack the heart is not getting blood and ed is where the penis is not getting blood flow.
Dr. Jesse Mills
Dr. Jesse Mills
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Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine
In brief: Indirectly
Another major cause is a class of medications one always takes following a heart attack called the beta blockers (atenolol, carvedilol, metoprolol, labetolol, etc).
This class of blood pressure medicines dramatically reduce the chance of dying from or having future attacks but can often cause erection problems. A dose change may help, and its worth bringing up with your pcp or cardiologist.

In brief: Indirectly
Another major cause is a class of medications one always takes following a heart attack called the beta blockers (atenolol, carvedilol, metoprolol, labetolol, etc).
This class of blood pressure medicines dramatically reduce the chance of dying from or having future attacks but can often cause erection problems. A dose change may help, and its worth bringing up with your pcp or cardiologist.
Dr. Michael Klein
Dr. Michael Klein
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