erectile dysfunction

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erectile dysfunction:

see impotenceimpotence
, inhibited sexual excitement in a man during sexual activity that, despite an unaffected desire for sex, results in inability to attain or maintain a penile erection. Known medically as male erectile dysfunction, it affects younger and older men alike.
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5% in 2012 owing to the presence of a lucrative market for generic drugs, untapped opportunities, and increasing awareness related to erectile dysfunction in this region
Men with low socio-economic status, smoked or had diabetes, heart disease or depression also had a high risk of erectile dysfunction.
I see many such cases as patients with erectile dysfunction usually consult a urologist.
However, further studies will be needed to determine whether or not this will possibly help with erectile dysfunction," Dr.
com, says that while erectile dysfunction among older men is not unusual, gay men already are more likely to be concerned by even rare signs of it--and are more likely to seek treatment.
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What if the nation's "epidemic" of erectile dysfunction is all that has thus far prevented hordes of senior and middle-aged men from trying to charm impressionable young law clerks and interns out of their pantyhose?
Prevalence increases with age, but the prevalence and risk factors of erectile dysfunction among younger men have been scantly analyzed.
PHILADELPHIA -- ED stands for more than erectile dysfunction.
The frequency of erectile dysfunction isn't any greater in gay men, but the fact that you need a harder erection for anal intercourse means gay men are more likely to go and seek medications to provide that.
BERLIN -- Erectile dysfunction in men on [beta]-blocker therapy appears to be largely psychogenic, Dr.