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What percentage of men with ED don't seek treatment?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Researchers estimate that as many as 80% of men who have erectile dysfunction (ED) go untreated. They remain tight-lipped and their doctors never ask about the problem. The reasons aren't hard to understand. Many of those reluctant men are simply too embarrassed to mention that they're having difficulties with erections. The irony, is that at least 80% of men with erectile dysfunction respond well to therapy. Don't suffer in silence or hope your erectile dysfunction will go away. Make an appointment with your doctor, take a deep breath, and start the conversation.
About 30 million men in the U.S. suffer with erectile dysfunction, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). One study revealed that 80% of these men with erectile dysfunction never talk to their doctors and seek ED treatment.

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