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'Younger men suffering impotence but not seeking help'

18% have erectile dysfunction, study says

04 October, 17:09
'Younger men suffering impotence but not seeking help' (ANSA) - Turin, October 4 - An increasing number of young men are suffering from impotence but few are seeking help, a report presented in Italy said Thursday.

Roughly 18% of men aged 18 to 30 are suffering from erectile dysfunction, but only half of those are seeking medical help, according to the National Health Wellness Survey.

Results of the survey, conducted in Italy, France, Spain, England, and Germany, were discussed at the national congress of the Italian Society of Andrology.

The survey found that only one third of those who do seek help actually follow the prescribed therapy.