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High Cholesterol and Erectile Dysfunction

Did you know that high cholesterol is one of the leading causes of erectile dysfunction in men? For many men, the first symptom of high cholesterol is when troubles begin in the bedroom.

How does high cholesterol cause erectile dysfunction?

  • Cholesterol can build up in the arteries, limiting blood flow throughout the body, and eventually blocking vital blood flow to the penis.
  • High cholesterol can also cause nerve damage resulting in erectile dysfunction.
  • High cholesterol can reduce testosterone production which can lower libido as well as limit the body’s reaction to sexual stimuli.

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