Can Lifestyle Changes Improve Erectile Dysfunction?
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 4040, 4170, Level 2
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.1.4, 8.3.1, 12.2.1
This continuing education course explores specific lifestyle risk factors associated with erectile dysfunction and whether the condition can be improved by modifying them.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the April 2015 issue of Today’s Dietitian.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Assess two risk factors for erectile dysfunction that can be improved with lifestyle changes.
- Evaluate the relationship between erectile dysfunction and cardiovascular disease.
- Discuss two supplements that have been researched for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, and explain their potential mechanisms of action for improving the condition.
- Propose three specific diet recommendations for patients who have been diagnosed with erectile dysfunction.
Jamie Leff, MS, RD is a specialist in nutrition and men’s health, a freelance food and nutrition writer in Southern California, and a consultant to the American Heart Association’s START Training program.
The author has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR