What is erectile dysfunction? ED is a condition where there is a failure to achieve an erection. Sporadic episodes are not uncommon and can accompany stress, anxiety, insomnia or insufficient sleep, substance abuse, and poor nutrition (being overweight or underweight). Read more about ED in our erectile dysfunction patient education guide.
Medical conditions linked to erectile dysfunction include:
Certain drugs are linked to erectile dysfunction. These include:
Recreational or abused drugs can also cause erection problems. These include:
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