Sex & you

Sex & you

Saturday, April 11, 2015

5 Strange Factors That Cause Erectile Dysfunction

According to a study published in the Journal of Urology in Mexico, 33.8% of young people between the age of 18 and 40 have erectile dysfunction due to physiological and emotional factors. However, there are some little known causes that favor the emergence of this sexual problems regardless of chronic diseases such as diabetes or heart disease influencing erectile dysfunction.

Here we bring for you 5 strange factors that can cause the problem of erectile dysfunction.

1. Lack of vitamin D
According to Dr. Erin D. Michos, the assistant professor of medicine at John Hopkins Hospital, this nutrient deficiency is a risk factor for heart attacks, which is one of the causes of erectile dysfunction. Patients having deficiency of vitamin D suffers from heart ailment which consequently leads to the problem of erectile dysfunction.

2. Working in the field of health or medicine
Men working in the field of medicine are more prone to depression and anxiety, which are the major risk factors for developing erectile dysfunction, detailing Dr. Justin Sitron, the professor at the Center for the Study of Human Sexuality Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania.

3. Erotic pictures
According to the Kinsey Institute, 9% of men who watch erotic images recorded the problem of erectile dysfunction, since the watching erotic image or movies are associated with lower self-esteem and low sexual satisfaction.

4. Improper oral hygiene
Israeli researchers report that more than 15% of men with erectile dysfunction also suffer from periodontitis, a serious form of gum disease. This is due to inadequate hygiene. Oral hygiene does not have a direction correlation with erectile dysfunction; however, several studies prove its veracity.

5. Snoring
The American Association of Apnea Sleep detailing this problem generates high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, weight gain, headaches and erectile dysfunction.
It is very important that you maintain a healthy weight, since according to a study published in the journal Archives of Sexual Behavior details if your partner has a slim waist is less likely to experience erectile dysfunction.

Meanwhile, men with a larger, wide neck are at higher risk of developing impotence, according to a study published in the journal of Andrologia.

Finally, it is important that you go to a specialist if you notice something strange in your intimate behavior. You can treat impotent and treat erectile dysfunction, it's not the end of the world. Also, do not forget to use protection during sex to prevent the spread of disease. Any changes or slight complication in your sexual episodes needs to be taken seriously and a quick action is imperative to avoid big surprise scare later.