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Can Vitamin D deficiency lead to erectile dysfunction?

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Erectile dysfunction (ED) is often a vascular condition. It is caused by a damage to the endothelium. Vitamin D deficiency increases the risk of erectile dysfunction by promoting endothelial dysfunction. Endothelial dysfunction plays an important role in pathogenesis of erectile dysfunction (ED), as per a study published in US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health[1].

One needs to maintain appropriate Vitamin D levels in order to remain healthy. As per Vitamin D Council, a level of 40 to 80 ng/mL is considered healthy. If someone is experiencing erectile dysfunction, he should consult a doctor about having a blood test to determine his Vitamin D levels. The lower level of Vitamin D is one of several dynamics that associates with the increased risk of erectile dysfunction (ED).

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