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"Our findings are consistent with the evidence that not only erectile function, but also lower urinary tract symptoms are a marker of cardio-metabolic risk. The evidence that improvement can be achieved by modest weight loss, in particular when a diet is of high nutritional quality, is of public health significance in framing public health messages that resonate with men."
"This important paper supports earlier publications that lifestyle is relevant and can positively affect sexual function. At a time when oral drugs are very popular, it can now be shown that weight loss is an important non-pharmacologic therapeutic intervention in restoring erectile and urinary function and cardio-vascular health. Obesity is an epidemic, and such data reinforce the positive relationship between eating right, losing weight, improved sexual function and voiding and overall cardiovascular health."
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1. The Journal of Sexual Medicine
"Comparing Effects of a Low-energy Diet and a High-protein Low-fat Diet on Sexual and Endothelial Function, Urinary Tract Symptoms, and Inflammation in Obese Diabetic Men"
Joan Khoo MRCP, Cynthia Piantadosi PhD, Rae Duncan PhD, Stephen G. Worthley PhD, Alicia Jenkins PhD, Manny Noakes PhD, Matthew I. Worthley PhD, Kylie Lange BS, Gary A. Wittert MD
2. The Mayo Clinic
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