Erectile Dysfunction in Young Men

Until about three decades ago, erectile dysfunction was a taboo topic. Men impacted by the condition, as well as their partners, suffered in silence because it was unacceptable to discuss sexual dysfunction or sexual health. Since then, it has emerged that ED is often a side effect of many well-known primary medical conditions, such as … Continued

Nicotine Use Affects Men’s Sexual Health

Nicotine Affects Sexual Health. It’s a classic scene in a Western: a cowboy swaggers in with a cigarette dangling from the side of his mouth. In the movies, this signifies sex appeal, toughness, and charisma, but in the real world, nicotine does exactly the opposite. Cigarettes, pipes, cigars, and smokeless tobacco contain more than 40,000 … Continued

5 Possible Psychological Causes of Erectile Dysfunction

It is a well-known fact that erectile dysfunction (ED) is more common among older men. According to the Massachusetts Male Aging Study [1], the prevalence triples between ages 40 and 70 years old. However, this is a condition that can affect men of all ages. In fact, studies [2] have found that one in four … Continued

What medications can cause erectile dysfunction?

Are you having trouble achieving and maintaining an erection and wondering what’s going on? The answer could lie in your medicine cabinet. Many prescription and over-the-counter drugs can cause erectile dysfunction (ED). In fact, some of the most commonly prescribed medications in the U.S. list ED as a side effect. It is worth remembering though … Continued

Erectile dysfunction linked to Vitamin D deficiency

  Vitamin D is a nutrient sometimes known as “the sunshine vitamin” because direct sunlight produces it naturally in our bodies. It is also known to play a key role in biochemical processes ranging from bone renewal to hormone balance.  So, how is erectile dysfunction linked to a vitamin D deficiency? Researchers from Johns Hopkins … Continued