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What conditions that lead to erectile dysfunction is testosterone linked with?

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Low testosterone is linked in some way with many of the conditions that lead to erectile dysfunction:

Although low testosterone isn't known to cause them, the associations between other medical conditions and low testosterone can be significant.

  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Endothelial dysfunction
  • Diabetes

From: Low Testosterone and Sex Drive WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

University of Virginia Health system: "Erectile Dysfunction / Impotence."

Seftel, A. 2006. International Journal of Impotence Research,

WebMD Medical reference: "Atherosclerosis and Erectile Dysfunction."

Karen Herbst, MD, PhD, assistant professor in medicine, University of California, San Diego.

Kohler, T. , 2008. Urology

Araujo, A. 2007. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism,

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on March 15, 2017

SOURCES:

University of Virginia Health system: "Erectile Dysfunction / Impotence."

Seftel, A. 2006. International Journal of Impotence Research,

WebMD Medical reference: "Atherosclerosis and Erectile Dysfunction."

Karen Herbst, MD, PhD, assistant professor in medicine, University of California, San Diego.

Kohler, T. , 2008. Urology

Araujo, A. 2007. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism,

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on March 15, 2017

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