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Impotence (Erectile dysfunction)

Impotence (Erectile dysfunction) - How to prevent?

Impotence (Erectile dysfunction) - Causes and Risk Factors

The causes of erectile dysfunction may be physical or psychological.

Physical causes include:
  • cardiovascular disorders affecting blood supply to the penis
  • nerve damage
  • hormonal disorders
  • a physical abnormality of the penis
  • certain prescription drugs
  • drug abuse
Psychological causes include:
  • depression
  • stress
  • performance anxiety
  • traumatic experiences

Age

Prevalence

45 years

5%

65 years and older

15 – 25%

75 years and older

50%


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