Gentlemen, Restart Your Engines

Zoomer magazine quoted Dr. Elterman in an article about sexual health for “baby boomers”:

For erectile dysfunction, there’s the plainly named ED-1000. The key to how it works is low-intensity shock wave therapy that induces neovascularization – growth of new blood vessels in the penis.

“The garden variety of ED, around 80 per cent, is because of poor blood flow,” says Dr. Dean Elterman of University Urology Associates in Toronto. In fact, poor blood flow (endothelial dysfunction) is the same underlying cause of heart attack and stroke, which is why ED can precede a cardiac event by three to five years, notes Elterman.


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