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Erectile dysfunction: What it may mean for your heart

Many men are astonished to learn that heart health and sexual function are closely related. And Stanford's Michael Eisenberg, MD, wants men to know that erectile dysfunction is often a precursor to other medical problems - particularly heart disease.

Just in time for National Men's Health Week, this video provides some important information about what erectile dysfunction really means. Eisenberg also offers more details in this Q&A. This may be the perfect opportunity to spread awareness for a topic often too awkward for public discourse - without bruising anyone's ego.

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