Summary of the causes of erectile dysfunction

You’ve learned a lot of detail about sexual function and what affects it. Before you learn about treatments, it’s time to recap the main points.

In this video, you’ll learn:

  • You need good nerve function and good vessel function to have an erection.
  • Erectile dysfunction is common, especially with age, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and side effects of medication.
  • If you think a medication is contributing to your erectile dysfunction, discuss it with the provider who prescribed that medication.
Last reviewed: 
August 2020
Alternative Names: 
ED

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