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Impotence and age

Impotence and age


Impotence does not go hand in hand with aging. Other factors, such as a person's physical health and emotional well-being, are more likely to be the reason for the lack of sexual performance in an individual.

Review Date 11/1/2015

Updated by: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.