ED symptoms are early warning of danger of CVD

Men with erectile dysfunction (ED) should be monitored for cardiovascular disease, Italian researchers have said.

They found that 279 out of 300 men with ED, angina and coronary artery disease had ED symptoms, on average, two years before their first cardiovascular symptoms. GPs should carry out a detailed cardiac assessment of all men with ED, they said.

European Heart Journal online

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