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High Cholesterol and Erectile Dysfunction

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High Cholesterol is One of the Leading Causes of Erectile Dysfunction in Men.

High cholesterol impotence affects men of all ages. Treatment can improve both sexual health and overall well-being.

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Understanding Your Cholesterol Levels

To ensure that your cholesterol levels are in an acceptable range, the National Cholesterol Education Program recommends that adults over the age of 20 receive cholesterol checks every 5 years.  This is important given the lack of outward symptoms.  In men, one of the major early signs can be erectile dysfunction.

Healty Diet, Healthy Sex: Eating Right Can Reverse High Cholesterol

Although there are many medications and treatments available to treat high cholesterol and erectile dysfunction, a healthy diet and exercise can be your best ally in lowering your cholesterol and ramping up your sex life!  When it comes to lowering your cholesterol levels, your first step should be to remove the saturated fats from your diet that raise your LDL or “bad” cholesterol levels.