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Androgens in Physiology and Pathophysiology of Erectile Dysfunction

Trabecular Smooth Muscle

Androgens regulate growth and differentiation of vascular smooth muscle cells. Several researchers have hypothesized that androgens promote the commitment of pluripotent stem cells into a muscle lineage and inhibit their differentiation into an adipocyte lineage. The total number of circulating vascular progenitor cells may also be dependent on testosterone levels. Viagra Australia shop

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Oral Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction

As defined by the NIH, erectile dysfunction (ED) is the repeated inability to get an erection firm enough for sexual intercourse (NIH consensus conference. Impotence. NIH consensus development panel on impotence.

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Hormonal Evaluation and Therapy in Erectile Dysfunction

Although endocrine causes of erectile dysfunction (ED) have been well recognized for decades, historically there has been little emphasis on endocrine evaluation or treatment for men with ED. Endocrine abnormalities as a cause or contributing factor for ED are important to recognize since these may be associated with significant additional medical problems, and also because correction of the endocrinopathy often leads to improvement or resolution of ED.

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