Chronic bacterial infection of the gums can cause serious problems in the sexual sphere, reports Reuters. Earlier it was suggested that the relationship between gum disease and cardiovascular disease, and in the study, this theory was confirmed.
You can call this study a logical extension. Chronic infection triggers the hardening of the blood vessels. Genitals, in fact, are a collection of many of the veins and arteries. For violation health of blood vessels and having problems, including erectile function.
Scientists recommend to devote sufficient attention to the health of the mouth and visit the dentist not less than twice a year. Chronic inflammation of the gums, according to the findings, increases the risk of erection problems 2.28 times.