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Dr. Fabio Castiglione Urologist London
Is BMI related to sexual dysfunction?
Yes, people with a higher BMI are more likely to have sexual problems.
BMI stands for body mass index, a measurement that estimates a person’s body fat based on their height and weight. BMI is also used to determine whether a person is overweight or obese.
In general, a BMI ranging from 18.5 to 24.9 is considered normal weight. Overweight people have a BMI between 25.0 and 29.9. And a BMI over 30 is considered obese.
How can diabetes affect a man’s sex life?
Diabetes can have a huge impact on a man’s sex life. High blood sugar can damage nerves and blood vessels that are needed for good sexual function. It can also raise a man’s risk for other conditions that affect sexuality.