Have you ever thought that lack of enough sun shine could also kill your sex life? Well, a new study claims that men who suffer vitamin D deficiency may have higher chances of erectile dysfunction.
Though there are so many other factors that could cause the problem, lack of vitamin D could also be one among them, say experts.
Men with cholesterol issues and atherosclerosis may suffer ED. Some studies also found that vitamin D deficiency could also cause atherosclerosis. Here are some more facts.
Endothelial cells may gradually wear out and get damaged if your body lacks Vitamin D. This could also cause atherosclerosis.
Also, a study that was conducted on more than 300 men suffering from ED revealed that nearly 50% of them lacked enough of vitamin D. This shows the link between this vitamin and ED.
When your body lacks nitric oxide, achieving a firm erection would be impossible. Nitric oxide can enhance the circulation and relax your blood vessels.
Men who don't get enough of sunlight are prone to other problems like depression which could passively kill the libido.
Also, researchers say that men tend to get active in bed in summer compared to the cold weathers that offer almost no sunlight.
Current estimates claim that almost 67% of the urban population seldom gets enough of vitamin D whether it is from sunlight or food sources.
Even supplements of this vitamin could do the job for you but getting vitamin D from natural sources would be a wiser option, say researchers.