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Can high cholesterol raise your chances of getting erectile dysfunction (ED)?

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It can damage the linings of blood vessels, including those in the penis. It can also affect the arteries leading to your genitals. Eat right, exercise regularly, and take your meds.

SOURCES: 

American Urological Association. 

Canadian Erectile Difficulties Resource Centre.

Reviewed by Nazia Q Bandukwala on October 1, 2019

SOURCES: 

American Urological Association. 

Canadian Erectile Difficulties Resource Centre.

Reviewed by Nazia Q Bandukwala on October 1, 2019

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Is alcohol linked to erectile dysfunction (ED)?

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