Is erectile dysfunction an early sign of CVD?

Is erectile dysfunction an early sign of CVD?

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Men with erectile dysfunction should be assessed for CVD risk, say researchers, after finding that such men may have early markers of the condition.
19 Dec 2017 - General
There is a new study that cites erectile dysfunction (ED) as an early sign of cardiovascular disease (CVD). It is a keen observation that erectile dysfunction already signifies endothelial dysfunction that lessens the elasticity of blood vessels. The inability of the blood vessels to dilate will compromise perfusion of specific organs. Inability to maintain adequate perfusion for sexual function in the case of ED can point to a more severe condition of blood vessels; hence, further work-ups for ...
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