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Is ED related to sleep disturbances?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
2 doctors agree

In brief: Can be.

Obstructive sleep apnea can lead to impotence and treatment can restore normal sexual function in some cases.

In brief: Can be.

Obstructive sleep apnea can lead to impotence and treatment can restore normal sexual function in some cases.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Dr. James Lin
Urology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Here are some ...

Sleep apnea has its wide range of far-reaching negative impact on men's energy and ability to deliver higher performance of personal and occupational chores and tasks, with no exception to erectile function.
So, the care for ED should include: low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence / obsession, behavioral modification, judicious use of PDE-5 inhibitors or alprostadil, Pump, prosthesis.

In brief: Here are some ...

Sleep apnea has its wide range of far-reaching negative impact on men's energy and ability to deliver higher performance of personal and occupational chores and tasks, with no exception to erectile function.
So, the care for ED should include: low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence / obsession, behavioral modification, judicious use of PDE-5 inhibitors or alprostadil, Pump, prosthesis.
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin
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Dr. Bradford Romans
Be sure to get baseline sex hormone levels checked.
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Sleep disturbances cause hormonal changes that may affect the level of testosterone that is necessary for libido and erection.

In brief: Yes

Sleep disturbances cause hormonal changes that may affect the level of testosterone that is necessary for libido and erection.
Dr. Mohamad Salkini
Dr. Mohamad Salkini
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