This event is in the past.
The ED is "the same risk factors of coronary heart disease. What happens is that manifests before the penis - by the high concentration of blood vessels and arteries that are small- like erectile dysfunction that as acute myocardial myocardium (AMI). " This was stated by Javier Romero Otero, director of the Andrology Unit of the Hospital 12 de Octubre in Madrid at the I International Meeting on Men's Health, held at the end of March in that hospital
There are studies, in fact, that detail that a male over 50, with cardiovascular risk factors (obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure or smoking) that begins to manifest erectile dysfunction exercises, " has a high probability of suffering AMI in both or three years later. Erectile dysfunction is, therefore, as a global window of the individual; it is the tip of the iceberg, "he illustrates.
The specialist also warns about the consequences of the testosterone deficit, which affects many men from the age of 45 and that has repercussions in several spheres, including cognitive, in addition to producing metabolic syndrome. "A low level of testosterone makes it difficult to manage blood glucose, blood pressure, and fat. Finally, the metabolic syndrome includes cardiovascular risk factors. Also, its low levels are related to an increased risk of prostate cancer, " he says.