Men who exercised had substantially higher scores on a sexual-function questionnaire than men who were sedentary, researchers report.
Looked at another way, men who were moderately active -- walking briskly just 30 minutes a day, four days a week, or the equivalent -- were about two-thirds less likely to have sexual dysfunction than their sedentary counterparts, says Erin McNamara, MD, of Duke University Medical Center.
"If men won't exercise for their cardiovascular health, maybe they will for their sexual function," she tells WebMD.
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