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Erectile Dysfunction

Table of ContentsOverviewKey FactsSymptoms & DiagnosisCauses & PreventionTreatmentsConclusion Overview Erectile dysfunction (ED) is when a man cannot achieve or maintain an erect penis enough to have sex.  It is not unusual at any age to occasionally not be able to achieve an erection. Various reasons can cause this, from stress, anxiety, tiredness, or excessive alcohol…
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Can Masturbation Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

One in every ten males masturbates. Men masturbate for various reasons, including relief from sexual tension and relaxation. Masturbation has long been thought to cause erectile dysfunction, prompting many who masturbate to wonder, “Does masturbation cause erectile dysfunction?” Masturbation does not cause erectile dysfunction; erectile dysfunction happens when you cannot maintain or…
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How Diabetes Can Cause Erectile Dysfunction

Are you amongst individuals struggling with erectile dysfunction unaware of the cause? Well, I’m here to tell you that several things can lead to erectile dysfunction in a man and one major cause is diabetes. Diabetes can damage the blood supply to the penis and the nerves that control an erection, leading to erectile dysfunction. Men with diabetes struggle with blood sugar level swings…
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