Increasingly more men in the US are experiencing erectile dysfunction. Erectile dysfunction is an equal opportunity health issue that cuts across various demographic lines and lifestyle variables. A 2002 survey conducted on white, black, and hispanic men regarding the quality of their erection showed that ED was more prevalent in black men (24.4%) than hispanic men (19.2%) and white men (21.9%). The likelihood of the disease increases with age and other lifestyle issues like hypertension, diabetes, and urinary tract issues. Other indicators that predicted a decrease in probability included education level, exercise, and for black men, low or no alcohol intake. Your penis is more than an extension of your body. It is a reflection of your life and the simple, yet powerful choices that you make concerning it every day. Read more about this fascinating study.
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