Bad Habits and Related Diseases in Men with Erectile Dysfunction
Posted on 8th April and posted in
Category: Erectile Dysfunction
If to analyze existing bad habits and accompanying diseases in men with erectile dysfunction, then the first place is taken by drinking and smoking, followed by such concomitant diseases as hypertension, obesity and excess weight, and chronic stress and constant fatigue aggravate whole situation.
Smoking and Erectile Dysfunction
- Erectile dysfunction among men who smoke is two times more common than in non-smokers in the same age group.
- Cardiovascular diseases + smoking increases incidence of erectile dysfunction by 3 times during the next 5 years.
- Study of ethnic Chinese: in 23% erectile dysfunction is caused only by smoking.
- Britain: smoking causes erectile dysfunction in 120,000 men aged from 30 to 50 years.
- McVary and others: smoking increases risk of moderate or severe erectile dysfunction by 2 times compared to non-smokers, quitting reduces this risk.
- Rosen and others: smoking is an important factor in development of atherosclerotic plaques in lumen of the main arteries of pelvis and penis in young men.
Despite the fact that smoking is a well-known public health problem, millions of men and women continue to smoke. It should be noted that most anti-smoking programs focus on traditional consequences of smoking – lung cancer, cardiovascular diseases and pregnancy problems. Nevertheless, over the past 20 years, many authors have described relationship between smoking and erectile dysfunction. Data indicate that erectile dysfunction in men who smoke is two times more common than in non-smokers of the same age group. Men who have cardiovascular disease and who smoke for 5 years have a 3-fold higher risk of incidence of erectile dysfunction during the next 5 years. The study of ethnic Chinese showed that 23% of erectile dysfunction is caused by SMOKING ONLY, which at national scale is 12 million people. In Britain, smoking causes erectile dysfunction in 120,000 men aged 30 to 50 years. According to researchers, smoking increases risk of moderate or severe erectile dysfunction by 2 times compared to non-smokers, and quitting reduces this risk. In addition, scientists have proven that smoking is an important factor in development of atherosclerotic plaques in lumen of the main arteries of pelvis and penis in young(!) men.