What Are the Causes of Erectile Dysfunction (ED)?

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A Lot of people think they have ED or Erectile Dysfunction, but what does it mean? I mean, clearly if you can't get an erection, well that's erectile dysfunction but what causes erectile dysfunction. Well, if you're 20 years old, 25 years old, a young guy and you're in a new relationship and you have erectile dysfunction chances are it's not because of heart disease, chances are it's emotional, you're stressed out, you're worried about your ability to have sex at that particular time.

As opposed to, hey! let's say you are older 50, 60, 70 years old and all of a sudden you have erectile dysfunction. It turns out that could be a medical problem. What's interesting is, the same blood supply to the penis is the blood supply to the heart. As a matter of fact we know about coronary vessels, right? Blood supply into the heart, and people have heart surgery, well it turns out the arteries to the penis same blood vessels, but much thinner.

So if you're old and you have erectile dysfunction, maybe a vascular problem, not enough blood getting is getting to the penis.