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6 Things That Worsen or Cause ED
ED has many possible causes -- and some of them may surprise you. This eMedTV slideshow gives you the lowdown on diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and other things that can cause ED or make it worse.

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Heart Disease

Erectile dysfunction (ED) can be an early warning sign of heart problems. The two conditions share several of the same risk factors, such as high blood pressure, smoking, high cholesterol, and obesity. Research has shown that the likelihood of having heart disease at some point is two to three times higher in those who have ED than those who don't.


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