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Can lack of sleep cause erectile dysfunction?

Ronald Tamler, MD
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism
There is a connection. If you’re always tired and have low desire, it may be a result of low testosterone. Obstructive sleep apnea, a condition marked by loud snoring and even chortling and choking at night, typically befalls men. In a recent study, Mount Sinai physicians demonstrated that obstructive sleep apnea was associated with low testosterone and erectile dysfunction.

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