Atherosclerosis is the cause of approximately 60% of erectile dysfunction in men older than 40 years.
Never before has there been such a choice of treatments available.
By not seeking medical help for this problem, millions of men are still causing unnecessary damage to their most important relationships. Fortunately, misperceptions about ED are changing rapidly. Never before has there been such a choice of treatments available.
The Massachusetts Male Aging Study of 1994 and a similar later study revealed that 50 to 70% of all men over the age of 40 experience some degree of ED. The percentage of men with this problem increases with age starting with approximately 40% at the age of 40 increasing to approximately 70% at the age of 70. The causes for ED are varied but usually fall within one of the following categories:
This startling finding therefore implies that having some degree of erectile dysfunction (ED) after the age of 40 is quite common.
- Vascular diseases, hypertension
- Certain prescription drugs
- Excessive smoking or drinking
- High Blood Pressure
- Neurological diseases
- Pelvic surgery