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Is Diabetes Causing Your Husband's Erectile Dysfunction?

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An erection problem is usually the wake-up call guys need to visit the doctor.
The scary truth: he may have this disease and not know it (until it starts to affect your sex life).

Our waistlines are growing larger with every passing year. It's a problem in our society today: we have insatiable appetites when it comes to fast food and we don't get anywhere near the level of exercise we should.

This is an even bigger issue for men. Guys who can't resist high-fat, high-sugar foods, consequently have elevated blood sugar levels. And because of this, many men are walking around in a pre-diabetic state ... and they don't even know it. Eventually, most doctors say, almost everyone who is pre-diabetic—meaning, they have blood sugar levels that are above the normal range but not yet at the point where they are truly diabetic—will develope Type 2 diabetes. Men who develop it are at risk for a myriad of medical issues ... one of which being erectile dysfunction.

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This medical condition (known as ED) is very common in diabetic men. In fact, sexual issues like erectile dysfunction are the single most common symptoms that chase men into the doctor's office. Elevated blood sugar levels in the body causes the same kinds of nerve damage and blood vessel damage in the penis that it does in other parts of the body. Erectile dysfunction occurs in men with diabetes and heart disease at a rate nine times greater than in men with neither condition.

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This is why men suffering from this disease are advised to have their doctors screen them not only for heart disease, but also for diabetes. Additionally, medications to treat diabetes can lead to erectile dysfunction. Keep reading...

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