Erectile dysfunction – information and facts

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Erectile dysfunction – information and facts

Erectile dysfunction: data and facts


  • In the case of erectile dysfunction (Erectile dysfunction, ED) can not be achieved an erection and/or not to be able to have a satisfactory sexual intercourse.
  • The Severity of erectile dysfunction is variable: it ranges from the occasional difficulties to achieve an erection, up to the complete erection loss.
  • According to the medical Definition, one speaks of erectile dysfunction, if this is about a minimum of three months. At least 70% of the Attempts, sexual intercourse, and are unsuccessful.

Not rarely

  • In Germany alone, around five million men are affected, according to the estimates of erectile dysfunction.
  • An estimated one in five men suffers in the course of the life of erectile dysfunction.
  • Worldwide, there are approximately 190 million people.
  • The probability to get erection disorders increases with age.
  • Concerned let much time elapse, until you seek advice from a doctor.


  • It is estimated that approximately 70 to 80% of all erectile disorders have an organic cause.
  • 20 to 30% have a psychological cause.
  • In many cases, both factors play together.
  • Among the most common organic causes are cardiovascular disease (33%) and Diabetes mellitus (25%).

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