Erectile Dysfunction: Waist Size Matters (Infographic)

When it comes to erectile dysfunction, a man’s weight — and his waist size in particular — may put him more at risk. One study by researchers at Cornell University found that men who have a waist size larger than 40 inches are more likely to have erectile dysfunction. Read the full story Lost Your … Read More

Men Over 50: 7 Ways to Improve Your Sex Life

Are problems with your erections or low libido limiting your sex life? For many men, these are inevitable issues of aging. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to address them. Erection problems are fairly common for men over the age of 50, says Cleveland Clinic urologist Milton Lakin, MD. He says men may be … Read More

Can Tight Underwear Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a serious problem, but there are many myths and misconceptions about it. People wonder if sitting too long on a bicycle seat can cause ED. They wonder if it’s their diet, lack of sleep or just part of getting older. They wonder if they’re the only ones with this issue. For … Read More

Stent Treats Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (ED) may have many causes. Among them is a blockage of the blood vessels in the pelvis. Cleveland Clinic experts can unblock these conduits and render the affected organ operational – sometimes within 24 hours. Cleveland Clinic cardiologist Mehdi Shishehbor, MD, estimates that 70 percent of men with erectile dysfunction may have some … Read More

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Erectile Dysfunction in Younger Men?

Sometimes an unwelcome byproduct of male aging is erectile dysfunction, or trouble performing sexually. But you don’t have to be an older guy to experience it. If you’re a younger man and you’re consistently having trouble keeping and maintaining an erection, you’re far from alone. The first thing to do is see your doctor. There … Read More

Risk Factors for Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction — it’s a topic that many men are curious about but few want to discuss. Studies have shown that doctors may not ask about it as often as they might, either. Cleveland Clinic expert J. Stephen Jones, MD, shared his thoughts on this common problem with Men’s Health. This Q&A sheds light on … Read More