Why Countries Have Different Erectile Dysfunction Rates

Erectile dysfunction is a condition common in every society across the world. No man is safe from the curse of impotence. However, there exists a significant difference in rates of erectile dysfunction in different countries. What reasoning can be used to explain this disparity? After all, they may live in different pockets across the world, but every man shares the same anatomical features. Why would a man living in Tokyo be more likely to have ED than a man living in Brazil? 


Lifestyle Habits Are to Blame


One likely possibility could be the certain societies’ perceptions of ED. Considering how taboo the condition is perceived in the society would be indicative of how likely a man would be to seek treatment from their doctor. According to a study by Kantar Health, men in the US as well as in the five European countries (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK) were most likely to speak with a physician regarding ED. As a result, these men were more likely to be prescribed effective medication.


Another contributing factor to this global ED disparity could be a country’s lifestyle. According to Nature, obesity could increase the risk of ED by 30-90%. As a result, men living in cultures that consume unhealthy diets, are more likely to have ED.


According to the Kantar Healthy study, China and Japan are the two countries with the highest ED rates, 34.7% and 42.6% respectively. These two countries also have some of the highest rates of smokers and drinkers in the population. Different percentages of erectile dysfunction in different countries could be explained by lifestyle choices of that region.


Improper Blood Flow is a Leading Contributor of Erectile Dysfunction


One of the most common contributors of ED is improper blood circulation. After all, an erection forms after receiving a command from the brain. When a man becomes aroused, his brain sends a signal to his penis to become erect. In more scientific terms, when a men is sexually aroused, nerves release chemicals that increase blood flow to the penis. ED occurs when the signal is unable to reach the destination, or if the process takes a considerable amount of time.


Popular ED medication, like Viagra and Cialis, temporarily fixes the problem, by increasing blood flow in the body, and to the penis.


There are risk factors that will restrict the bodies’ blood circulation. 


  • Age 
  • Blood sugar
  • Blood pressure
  • Cholesterol
  • Obesity
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Use of illegal drugs
  • Sedentary lifestyle

As the list implies, certain lifestyle choices, like drinking, smoking and diet can make a man more likely to have erectile dysfunction.


GAINSWave is a Safe and Effective Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction


As noted earlier, popular ED medications temporarily fixes the condition, by increasing the body’s blood flow. However, after taking such medications, the next morning the man will still be suffering from ED – forcing him to gobble a little blue pill every time love is in the air.


GAINSWave therapy is a proven treatment for erectile dysfunction. In fact, GAINSWave therapy is the only ED solution with the scientific community’s stamp of approval. Click this link to read the more than 30 clinical studies that all conclude the validity of GAINSWave.


GAINSWave uses the only FDA approved device to provide the therapy for erectile dysfunction. The device uses high-frequency low-intensity sound waves to remove plaque from the blood and also creates new and healthy blood vessels. 


Not only is the therapy safe and effective, but it is also very simple. Individuals just go to a local provider’s office a few times. The procedure only takes about twenty minutes. Click on this link to speak to a nearby provider. 

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