The best way to prevent erectile dysfunction is to make healthy lifestyle choices and to manage any existing health problems you have. Here are some things you can do:

  • Work with your doctor to manage diabetes, heart disease or other chronic health problems.
  • See your doctor for regular checkups and medical screening tests.
  • Stop smoking, limit or avoid alcohol, and don't use street drugs.
  • Exercise regularly.
  • Take steps to reduce stress.
  • Get help for anxiety or depression.
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