Talking to Your Doctor About Erectile Dysfunction Problems
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Today I am going to talk to you about a very alarming statistic, there was a multinational study done in the United States, UK and Canada involving over 27,000 patients. The results of this study really got my attention, I would like to share it with you. They reported over 58% of patients with symptoms of erectile dysfunction never told their doctor. This is an alarming number, there is not a lot of data or research on this subject, other then some studies that show that erectile dysfunction hurts relationships and that silence in a relationship about sexual problems also hurts the affected person.
A more alarming statistic to pay attention to is how many times you personally are able to satisfy yourself or your significant other in a sexual way. The reason is, that this could also be a sign of early, severe coronary artery disease. Many people don’t understand the link between vascular disease and all of the organ systems. We are used to hearing about strokes, we are used to hearing about heart attacks, where the arteries get clogged with cholesterol and plaque and that sort of thing. We have known about this for quite a while but it also happens in the penis, and you can have, you know you can double or triple your risk of coronary artery disease if you experience symptoms of erectile dysfunction at a relatively younger age.
So when you put the two statistics together, that first of all, the 58 percent of men never tell their doctor, and the earlier these symptoms hit you, the more at risk you are for severe coronary artery disease, and I would extend and add on to that list, of plausibly stroke, and every other thing, like kidney failure and everything involved with vascular disease as we know it. You know don’t take it lightly, as guys, we joke about these sorts of things, if you really experience these sort of symptoms, its very important to talk to your doctor.