There are many things that can cause male erectile dysfunction or impotence. But many are not aware if the man had a skin disease eczema, the greater the risk of impotence.
Studies involving nearly 4,000 men and published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine found people with skin disease eczema and itchy and scaly rash found to have 60 percent higher risk of experiencing erectile dysfunction.
The researchers speculate that this relationship is due to an underlying inflammatory skin disease that also affects the blood vessels to the penis one of them, as quoted from Menshealth.
In the previous study is known that some chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes can affect the ability of male erection. But it turns out the skin disease eczema can also be a cause.
In this study the researchers also consider other factors including health problems and certain diseases, and compare it with the other men who do not have impotence but no history of eczema.
The study, led by Shiu-Dong Chung and colleagues from the Taipei Medical University said more research is still needed for the skin disease eczema confirm how a person can cause impotence.
Meanwhile, to help reduce the inflammation that comes up, the researchers recommend taking fish oil to help increase the good HDL cholesterol and reducing triglyceride levels and blood pressure.
Eczema itself is a disease or a disorder where the skin looks inflamed and irritated. This inflammation can occur anywhere but usually in the hands and feet.
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