Erectile dysfunction ( impotence) is a sexual dysfunction characterized by the inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis. Although erectile dysfunction is more common in older men, this common problem can occur at any age. The following medical problems can also cause erectile dysfunction: Diabetes (high blood sugar), Hypertension (high blood pressure), Atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries). Problems with erections may stem from medications, chronic illnesses, poor blood flow to the penis, drinking too much alcohol, or being too tired.




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