A disorder of the erection may announce a myocardial

Health 18 December, 2017


Published the 18.12.2017 at 18h34


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Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in the world. The World Health Organization estimates that 17.5 million the number of deaths attributable to cardiovascular disease, representing 31% of global deaths total. If we already know that the lack of physical activity, poor diet, obesity, smoking, alcohol, harmful, or high blood pressure are risk factors for cardiovascular disease, a recent study demonstrates that erectile dysfunction is also one.

Erectile dysfunction precedes coronary disease

In the article entitled “The relationship between erectile dysfunction and cardiovascular disease subclinical : report and meta-analysis”, researchers write you have established that erectile dysfunction is a marker of cardiovascular disease, subclinical. More specifically, scientists have hypothesized that “evaluating the erectile dysfunction could be a simple and effective tool for assessing the risk of coronary heart disease, especially among the men still young, and who are less likely to be included in the screening strategies and prevention”.