Menu Close

Exercise may protect against erectile dysfunction

Men under 40 with active lifestyles are likely to have better erectile function than inactive men, a study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine has found.

Study participants, aged 18 to 40, who exercised regularly reported improved erectile function, while sedentary men were found to have higher rates of sexual dysfunction.

Two surveys were used for the research: the Paffenbarger Physical Activity Questionnaire and the International Index of Erectile Function.

Read more at Emory University

Want to write?

Write an article and join a growing community of more than 139,600 academics and researchers from 4,246 institutions.

Register now