Study shows impotency high over 45

Complete ED was reported by 17% of men participating in the NSW 45 and Up Study. Questionnaires returned by 100,000 men showed 19% had moderate ED and 25% reported mild ED, when men with prostate cancer were excluded.

The odds of moderate and complete ED increased by 11% for every year over the age of 45. Most men (82%) over 75 had moderate or complete ED.

Having prostate cancer increased the odds of ED tenfold, compared to healthy men with no risk factors. The odds more than doubled in those with diabetes. Cardiovascular disease and stroke