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Erectile dysfunction occurs when there is a difficulty in achieving or maintaining an erection and can be a symptom of diseases such as hypertension, hypercholesterolemia or diabetes. Sexual health is essential for a good quality of life. However, almost 40% of the Spanish male population may have some type of sexual dysfunction.

Erectile Dysfunction explained in first person

Professionals explain how you live with the disease
Erectile dysfunction affects one in five men and increases with age.

Erectile dysfunction is the inability to get and maintain an erection during sexual intercourse. The problem must persist for at least six months before being diagnosed.

How many men experience Erectile Dysfunction?

Erectile dysfunction affects approximately 20% of Spanish men over the age of 18 years, this percentage increases with age and it affects over 50% of the male population aged 50 or over.

Substantiated information by:

Ascensión Gómez Porcel
Eduardo García Cruz

Published: 20 February 2018
Updated: 20 February 2018

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