Vascular disease: Reduced blood flow to the penis can cause ED.
Neurological conditions: Nerve damage from stroke, MS, or even diabetes can cause ED.
Mental health: Stress, depression, and performance anxiety can all contribute to ED. A traumatic injury could also lead to an onset of ED.
Other risk factors for ED include:
Age (over 50)
Obesity or lack of exerciseSe
Lack of sleep
(high cholesterol or high blood pressure)
In fact, one study found that drinking two to three cups of coffee per day can lower the risk of developing ED.