The World Journal of Men's Health (2021-01-01)

Vitamin D and Male Erectile Function: An Updated Review

  • Onder Canguven,
  • Ahmad H. Al Malki

DOI
https://doi.org/10.5534/wjmh.190151
Journal volume & issue
Vol. 39, no. 1
pp. 31 – 37

Abstract

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Literature support that vitamin-D is important for different systems of the human body including, but not limited to endocrine and immune systems, vasculature and endothelial function of the body. Male erectile function depends on many factors and can be perceived as a health indicator of the body. Epidemiological data have shown that vitamin-D deficiency is also associated with erectile dysfunction. In this review, our aim is to interpret the mechanisms by which vitamin-D might regulate anatomy and physiology of penis. Evidence showed that vitamin-D is needed for an adequate erectile function. Briefly, vitamin-D is crucial for a better healthy body and sexual activity.

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