Advertisement

How common is impotence in older men?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
Impotence is psychologically and emotionally devastating. Recent data reveal that over 30 percent of all men over fifty who don't have prostate problems have erectile dysfunction. (A much higher percentage have erectile dysfunction if they have prostate problems.) Also, only 10 percent of men over age eighty rated their sexual functioning as fair or better. (No wonder Viagra is such a success!)
The RealAge Makeover: Take Years off Your Looks and Add Them to Your Life

More About this Book

The RealAge Makeover: Take Years off Your Looks and Add Them to Your Life

Why not live at 60 feeling like you did at 35?Thousands of Americans are younger today than they were five years ago. How is that possible? By following the specific recommendations that reverse...

Continue Learning about Erectile Dysfunction

Statins May Help Men with ED
Statins May Help Men with ED
Everything that goes up must come down—or so the saying goes. That’s certainly true of the stock market, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s popularity, and the w...
Read More
Could my erectile dysfunction go away on its own?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MDDr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Sometimes erectile dysfunction resolves on its own. Maybe you cut back on drinking, resolved the...
More Answers
Why can't I take an ED drug if I have low blood pressure?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
Viagra (sildenafil), Cialis (tadalafil), or Levitra (vardenafil) are not safe to take if you hav...
More Answers
Are Obesity and Erectile Dysfunction Related?
Are Obesity and Erectile Dysfunction Related?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.