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Erectile Dysfunction: The First Heart Attack Warning Sign

Last Updated 9/7/2010 1:13:48 PM


80 percent of all men with erectile dysfunction (male impotence) health issues have or develop heart disease, which may end in a heart attack. In fact, one of the leading heart disease signs is erectile dysfunction (ED). Erectile dysfunction should be treated as one of the leading signs of heart disease, and one that may save your life if you act on it. Not all heart disease signs are this easy to identify; getting the medical help you need is critical if you are at risk for heart disease.

In this video, urologist Ed Karpman, MD, and cardiologist Neal Scott, MD, explain the connection between the two, and talk about why they've partnered to create a comprehensive health program just for men, so that men seeking urological treatment also receive any necessary follow-up care for heart problems or other underlying disorders.