What is the relationship between age and erectile dysfunction?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Age and health do have an effect on erectile dysfunction. But you don't have to get it. There are a lot of men -- at least 25% -- who are really, really old who don't have erectile dysfunction.
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