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Erectile dysfunction is often a symptom of other bigger problems

A urologist reports that middle-aged men who suffer penis problems are often on the way to serious heart disease. He claims that any men suffering from erectile dysfunction problems should be assessed for cardiovascular disease. Hormonal changes, spinal cord injury, physical injury to the organ, surgery, depression, drug side effects and prostate cancer treatment may all cause erectile dysfunction problems.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Journal Gazette

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About: Erectile dysfunction is often a symptom of other bigger problems

Date: 9 December 2004

Source: The Journal Gazette

Author: Rosa Salter


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