Men experiencing erectile dysfunction (ED) should see their doctor.
But if you’re a man with heart problems and ED, it’s imperative that you schedule a visit because a new study shows that angioplasty can help.
Peripheral Artery Disease and ED
Peripheral artery disease (PAD) signifies a build-up of fat in the blood vessels.
These tiny tubes that pump blood can get clogged up, necessitating a procedure or medication to unclog these important mechanisms.
PAD is very common in the United States; Medical News Today says 8.5 million people suffer from the disorder. That’s about 15% of the population and the disease affects both men and women.
Having PAD is dangerous – it puts you at risk of stroke and heart attack.
One of the more common physical symptoms of PAD is ED because blood flow is everything to a man’s sexual health.
But a new study shows that a common procedure can get things moving again.
New Study Ties ED to Cardiac Health
There’s a new Taiwanese study that found that men who get angioplasty treatment for pelvic arterial stenotic disease not only reduced their risk of cardiac events, they also reduced the incidence of lower urinary tract infections and improved ED symptoms.
This is one more reason why men with ED symptoms should monitor their cardiac health. ED is often caused by circulatory issues, and fixing them can fix the ED as well.
Your doctor can also help with erection problems by prescribing Viagra to correct erectile dysfunction.