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Erectile dysfunction linked to smoking, obesity, study shows

By RealJock Staff

A study of 22,000 men over 14 years shows that smoking and obesity contribute to erectile dysfunction, according to a study published in the Journal of Urology reported by Reuters.

Obese men were 90 percent more likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction, the study found.

Men who exercised regularly were 30 percent less likely to experience erectile dysfunction, the Harvard University study found.

Additionally, smokers experienced erectile dysfunction 50 percent more often than men who didn't smoke.

Researchers found that the factors that contribute to heart disease also contribute to erectile dysfunction. Basically, the message is if you exercise and refrain from smoking, you'll have a fab sex life.