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Erectile dysfunction risk factors

Erectile dysfunction is a condition that affects men as they age, but with the invention of anti-impotence drugs, this threat to sexual livelihood is decreased, however long term studies of affects of the medications are still wanted. Risk factors for impotence include smoking, low testosterone levels, and obesity. Smoking also increases a person's risk for heart disease, stroke and cancer, and obesity causes an increase in estrogen (a female hormone) that competes with testosterone.

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About: Erectile dysfunction risk factors

Date: 27 June 2005

Source: Mens news daily.com

Author: Robert A. Wascher

URL: http://www.mensnewsdaily.com/archive/w/wascher/2005/wascher062705.htm

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