Risk of Erectile Dysfunction Induced by Arsenic Exposure through Well Water Consumption in Taiwan

@inproceedings{Hsieh2008RiskOE,
  title={Risk of Erectile Dysfunction Induced by Arsenic Exposure through Well Water Consumption in Taiwan},
  author={F S Hsieh and Ti-Sheng Hwang and Yi-Chen Hsieh and Hsiu-Chiung Lo and Chien-Tien Su and Hui-Shing Hsu and H H Chiou and Chien-Jen Chen},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2008}
}
BACKGROUND Erectile dysfunction (ED) has a profound impact on the quality of life of many men. Many risk factors are associated with ED, such as aging, sex hormone levels, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, and diabetes mellitus. Arsenic exposure could damage peripheral vessels and increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. However, the relationship between arsenic exposure and ED has seldom been evaluated. OBJECTIVES In this study we aimed to investigate whether exposure to arsenic… CONTINUE READING

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