What are the Important Facts to Know about Erectile Dysfunction (ED)?

Northwestern Medicine
Men's Health September 05, 2014
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common men’s health condition that becomes more prevalent with age. While many men with ED do not wish to openly talk about this important health concern with friends and family, or sometimes even their doctor, ED can strongly impact a man’s quality of life.

According to Northwestern Medicine® urologist Christopher M. Gonzalez, MD, MBA, FACS, while men can easily be treated for ED, there are many other health concerns that can often play a role in its cause. These potentially contributing factors include smoking, obesity and a lack of exercise, all of which can be reduced through lifestyle changes in order to help treat ED and improve overall health.

Want to learn more about ED and other men’s health issues?

Join Gonzalez, who is also the director of the Northwestern Genitourinary Reconstruction Prosthetics Fellowship program at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and other experts at Northwestern Medicine’s free Men’s Health Seminar on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Northwestern Medicine doctors will cover a variety of men’s health topics including ED, prostate health and low testosterone.

To register, please contact Sarah Baggs at sbaggs@nmh.org or 312.926.7975. Spouses and partners are welcome to attend.

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