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What is erectile disfunction?

Impotence, or erectile dysfunction, is a kind of sexual dysfunction in which the penis cannot become or stay erect during sexual activity. It is the most frequent form of sexual dysfunction among men. Erectile dysfunction can be harmful to one’s mental health because of its link to self-image and sexual relationship issues. 



  • Inability to gain or maintain an erection 
  • psychological impact on the emotional well-being of both men and their partners.

Risk factor 

  • cardiovascular disease
  • diabetes