Navigation Links
Cardiovascular Disease More Common Among Erectile Dysfunction Patients

A new study conducted at the University of Texas has revealed that men suffering from impotence/erectile dysfunction are more likely to develop heart problems compared to their counterparts. // More than 100 million men are believed to be afflicted with the disease worldwide with approximately 10 million in the US alone.

There are many factors that contribute to this disease including age, smoking, diabetes, heart disease, depression and hypertension and such people have a higher risk of subsequent cardiovascular events such as heart attack, stroke, and angina, says the study by Ian M. Thompson and colleagues at University of Texas Health Science Centre at San Antonio.

The researchers studied a group of men aged 55 years or older who were assessed for ED and subsequent cardiovascular disease over the course of seven years, reported Newswise wire.

They found a strong association between ED and subsequent development of clinical cardiovascular events.

Seventy to 89 percent of sudden cardiac deaths occur in men who do not have regular physical examinations.

This analysis suggests that the initial presentation of a man with ED should prompt the evaluating physician to screen for standard cardiovascular risk factors and, as appropriate, initiate cardio-protective interventions.

While a full cardiovascular evaluation is not necessary in response to findings of ED in asymptomatic patients, such findings should prompt diligent observation of at-risk men and reinforces the need for intervention for cardiovascular risk factors," the researchers conclude.
--Edited IANS
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. High iron levels may cause Cardiovascular Disease in women
2. Air Pollution said To Increase Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
3. Link Between Alcohol Consumption And Cardiovascular Disease
4. Beer Found To Be Effective In Fighting Cardiovascular Disease
5. New Guidelines Found To Benefit Cardiovascular Treatment
6. Women With A High-Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease Under treated
7. Obesity and Physical inactivity is associated with Diabetes and Diabetes-Related Cardiovascular Comorbidities
8. Fitness levels in Men Correale with risk of Cardiovascular disease
9. Obesity Common Thread In Pregnancy Complications And Cardiovascular Woes
10. Olive Oil Found To Preserve Cardiovascular Health by Improving Function
11. Novel Rules And Regulations For Cardiovascular Catheterization Labs.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/16/2017)... ... ... California Southern University has named Dr. Steven Beazley University President. ... a core faculty member, teaching master’s and doctoral courses in the university’s School of ... where he earned his Doctor of Psychology degree in 1998. Dr. Beazley also has ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... ... 16, 2017 , ... With the Grand Opening Event planned for February 3, ... sports teams and the general public. Built in five months by Centerpoint, the 60,000 ... into basketball or pickleball courts. The space is also suitable for indoor soccer and ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... ... January 16, 2017 , ... As New York’s ... Victor Giamos, MD to their medical staff, according to eye surgeon, Jeffrey Martin, ... Eye Care, a division of SightMD. Dr. Giamos will practice primarily out of ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... , ... January 16, 2017 , ... ... their recent partnership with an innovator in the wheelchair accessibility industry, BraunAbility ... their dealer salespeople to sell wheelchair accessible vehicles. With this new incentive plan, ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... ... January 16, 2017 , ... ... Aesthetic Surgery Journal , the official journal of The American Society for Aesthetic ... retraction surgery. The procedure is designed to correct drooping, retracted lower eyelids, which ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/16/2017)...  This report by Persistence Market Research examines ... the period 2016–2024. The primary objective of the ... to market opportunities in the global peripherally inserted ... the various dynamics that are expected to influence ... global peripherally inserted central catheters market over the ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... 2017   The Harrington Discovery Institute ... , has announced the 2017 recipients of ... of physician-scientists whose research shows promise to advance ... Discovery Institute – part of The Harrington Project ... in academic medicine: to advance early breakthroughs into ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... PORTLAND, Oregon and PUNE, India ... report published by Allied Market Research, titled, "Vital Signs Monitoring ... and Industry Forecast, 2014-2022", projects that the global vital signs ... and is expected to reach $5,491 million by 2022, growing ... North America was the leading regional market ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: