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Do flavonoids prevent erectile dysfunction (ED)?

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According to a 10-year study of more than 25,000 men, those who ate a diet high in flavonoid-rich foods were less likely to have erectile dysfunction (ED). Whether that means flavonoid supplements can help with ED still needs to be studied.

From: Alternative Treatments for ED WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Center for Biotechnology Information .

Mayo Clinic: “Herbal supplements: What to know before you buy.”

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Erectile Dysfunction.”

Harvard Health Publications: “Acupuncture for ED?”

University of Michigan Health System: “DHEA.”

Journal of Sexual Medicine : “Vitamin D and Erectile Dysfunction.”

Nutrition: “Zinc status and serum testosterone levels of healthy adults.”

Cassidy, Aedín, , 2008. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy : “Treatment of erectile dysfunction with pycnogenol and L-arginine.”

Reviewed by William Blahd on September 27, 2016

SOURCES:

National Center for Biotechnology Information .

Mayo Clinic: “Herbal supplements: What to know before you buy.”

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Erectile Dysfunction.”

Harvard Health Publications: “Acupuncture for ED?”

University of Michigan Health System: “DHEA.”

Journal of Sexual Medicine : “Vitamin D and Erectile Dysfunction.”

Nutrition: “Zinc status and serum testosterone levels of healthy adults.”

Cassidy, Aedín, , 2008. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy : “Treatment of erectile dysfunction with pycnogenol and L-arginine.”

Reviewed by William Blahd on September 27, 2016

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