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Is Erectile Dysfunction a CVD Equivalent?

Is Erectile Dysfunction a CVD Equivalent?

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Is it merely coincidental that cardiovascular disease (CVD) and erectile dysfunction (ED) share similar risk factors? Advanced age, hypertension, diabetes, smoking, obesity, and dyslipidemia are common to both.1 Try these 2 short questions whose answers may illuminate whether ED should be taken seriously as a CVD equivalent.

Question 1. Which one of the following statements is correct?

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