by Bidita Debnath on  September 19, 2017 at 10:53 PM Men┤s Health News
 Erectile Dysfunction Leads to Reduction in Confidence Levels
Erectile Dysfunction is more common than you might think. For the uninitiated, erectile dysfunction is nothing but the inability to attain or keep up a firm erection during sexual intercourse.

"Unhealthy lifestyle habits have been a primary cause of the growing burden of metabolic and lifestyle diseases in the country," said Sujeet Jha, Director (Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Obesity) at Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, New Delhi.

Nearly 20% of young adults and middle-aged men in the national capital have consulted a doctor with concerns of sexual dysfunction including reduced drive, frequency or satisfaction issues, a survey has shown.


The survey found that it was because of poor lifestyle habits caused by unhealthy food, obesity, stress, and smoking, that does not only lead to an increase in metabolic diseases but also a high incidence of short and long-term sexual dysfunction.

The survey also showed that over 48% males perceive unhealthy eating habits such as eating unhealthy food, minimal exercise, and bad sleeping habits as well as indulgence in activities such as smoking to be the leading cause of reduced sexual drive.

Further, stress and sleep deprivation to have affected sexual well-being. While more than 35% men reported that feeling stressed adversely had an impact on their sexual drive and frequency, lack of sleep reduced sexual drive in 48% men. The study also found that smoking, which has a debilitating effect on health, impacts sexual drive and frequency.

Most of the causes can be avoided by taking good care of your health. However, if you do end up facing the symptoms of erectile dysfunction, you should consult a doctor and get yourself treated to enjoy a happy and fulfilling sexual life.

Source: Medindia

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