Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Future CVD Events

A paper exploring share common risk factors in vascular erectile dysfunction (ED) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) including obesity, hypertension, metabolic syndrome, diabetes mellitus, and smoking. ED and CVD also have common underlying pathological mechanisms, including endothelial dysfunction, inflammation, and atherosclerosis. Despite these close relationships, the evidence documenting ED as an independent predictor of future CVD events is limited.

Source: Circulation

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