Tip: Erectile Dysfunction

It's a common stereotype that all men think about is sports and sex. What if one of these made the other one better? Medical research now shows that healthy living (the sports part) combined with healthy eating can prevent erectile dysfunction. In this video, Dr. Paul Knoepflmacher explains how living an active and healthy lifestyle can not only prevent erectile dysfunction, but also help maintain a healthy sex life.

Many cases of erectile dysfunction are caused by health problems such as diabetes or blockages in the arteries. In fact, erectile dysfunction may be a sign that heart disease is under way. Smoking, being overweight, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and too much alcohol can also contribute to erectile dysfunction. 

Erectile dysfunction can be difficult to talk about, but it is more common than you may think. Erectile dysfunction affects around 30 million men in the United States, so don't be embarrassed to talk to your doctor about it. Today there are good treatments for erectile dysfunction available. 

Erectile dysfunction can be stressful, and not only for men. After all, a healthy sex life is important for maintaining healthy relationships. Remember, the key to a healthy sex life is a healthy lifestyle. 

Dr. Paul Knoepflmacher

This video features Dr. Paul Knoepflmacher. Dr. Paul Knoepflmacher is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine

Duration: 01:11. Last Updated On: 2015-12-03
Reviewed by: Dr. Preeti Parikh . Review date: December 05, 2012
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