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Why can tobacco, alcohol, or drug use lead to erectile dysfunction?

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All three can damage your blood vessels. If you have artery problems, smoking will make ED much more likely.

SOURCES: 

The Family Doctor.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disorders.

Erectile Dysfunction Information Center.

Up To Date.  

American College of Physicians.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on October 29, 2017

SOURCES: 

The Family Doctor.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disorders.

Erectile Dysfunction Information Center.

Up To Date.  

American College of Physicians.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on October 29, 2017

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