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Evid Based Nurs doi:10.1136/ebnurs-2011-100490
  • Health promotion
  • Systematic review with meta-analysis

Review: lifestyle modifications and pharmacotherapy for cardiovascular risk factors are associated with improvements in erectile dysfunction

  1. Dario Giugliano2
  1. 1Department of Cardio-Thoracic amd Respiratory Sciences, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
  2. 2Department of Geriatrics and Metabolic Diseases, Second University of Naples, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Katherine Esposito
    Second University of Naples, Piazza L. Miraglia 2, 80138 Naples, Italy; katherine.esposito{at}unina2.it

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Implications for practice and research

  • This meta-analysis was the first attempt to summarise the effect of lifestyle interventions on erectile dysfunction.

  • The results strongly suggest that adoption of healthy lifestyle based on quality of diet and increased physical activity may help reduce the burden of sexual dysfunction in man.

Context

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is defined as the consistent inability to attain or maintain a penile erection of sufficient quality to permit satisfactory sexual intercourse. ED is an important cause of decreased …

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