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Metabolic Syndrome More than Doubles ED Risk

Jun 04, 2015

Metabolic Syndrome More than Doubles Erectile Dysfunction RiskA man with metabolic syndrome is 2.6 times at higher risk for erectile dysfunction (ED) than a healthy man, according to a new report in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.

However, the risk could be reduced for men who commit to making healthy lifestyle changes.

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A man with metabolic syndrome is at 2.6x higher risk for erectile dysfunction than a healthy man. (Click to tweet)

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Metabolic syndrome refers to a collection of conditions, including:

·         obesity

·         high triglycerides

·         low HDL (“good”) cholesterol

·         high blood pressure

·         high blood sugar

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