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Metabolic Syndrome More than Doubles ED Risk

Jun 04, 2015

 

Men who are having trouble with erections are encouraged to see their doctors for a complete physical. Often, ED is a sign of a larger medical condition like diabetes or heart disease. Treating these illnesses can improve erections.

Doctors might also suggest lifestyle changes, like a healthier diet and regular physical activity, to keep metabolic syndrome factors under control.


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Resources

American Heart Association

“What is Metabolic Syndrome?”

(2012)

http://www.heart.org/idc/groups/heart-public/@wcm/@hcm/documents/downloadable/ucm_300322.pdf

The Journal of Sexual Medicine

Besiroglu, Huseyin, MD, et al.

“The Relationship Between Metabolic Syndrome, Its Components, and Erectile Dysfunction: A Systematic Review and a Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies”

(Full-text. First published online: April 15, 2015)

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jsm.12885/full

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