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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Erectile Dysfunction (ED)
Is ED familial?
Is ED familial? My father had it and my brother also. My husband has it and I am wondering about the liklihood of my son developing it. Thank you.
While there are no reports of ED being familial, certainly if there are hereditary factors like high cholesterol, or environmental factors like smoking or sedentary lifestyle, then these factors might be the link
Allen D Seftel, MD
Formerly, Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University