Impotence: How to Prevent It?

For people who are at risk of impotence, the adoption of active measures to prevent its occurrence will not only help preserve erectile function, but also to maintain a healthy lifestyle in general. Some steps you can take to prevent impotence include:

  •  Quitting smoking
  •  Regular exercise
  • Maintaining a healthy weight
  •  Revise your medications with your doctor and determine replacements for drugs that can cause impotence (never stop taking prescribed medications without consulting first with your doctor) 
  • Acceptance of prescription drugs according to the doctor's instructions 
  • Avoiding excessive alcohol consumption (no more than two drinks per day) 
  • Rejection of illicit drugs 
  • In cases where the presence of chronic diseases such as diabetes or kidney disease, follow your doctor's instructions to keep these diseases under control.