Researchers from the University of Granada (Spain) found a link between male tooth and erectile dysfunction. Obviously, The right condition can affect the veins and change the blood circulation, which would affect sexual performance, Article published in a scientific journal Journal of Clinical Periodontology It is the first to connect both problems.
To understand this cause-and-effect relationship, we will begin with oral health. According to scientists, the problem arises in periodontitis, This disease consists of chronic inflammation of the right and the structure surrounding and supporting the tooth. If not treated, it can even cause tooth loss.
However, the gums are caused by the presence of bacteria that damage the membrane that connects the inside of the blood vessels (vascular endothelium). If this condition reaches the veins and the arteries of the penis, it affects the circulation and makes erection more difficultTherefore, the article warns that men with periodontitis have a greater risk of failure.
To find this, they have analyzed 80 cases: 74% of patients with erectile dysfunction had periodontitis, while the relationship between the weight of impotence and those of periodontal injury was found. In this regard, patients with periodontitis had "2.28 times more likely to have erectile dysfunction than periodontal healthy patients," they said in a statement.
The good thing about it To prevent oral disease, the method is simple and accessible to everyone: it consists in proper tooth brushing and maintenance of appropriate oral hygiene.