on people p periodontitisa disease that consists of inflammation on wreaths and the structures that surround and maintain the tooth are more likely to suffer erectile dysfunction, so proper dental cleansing and proper oral hygiene can help prevent this type male sexual impotence. "
This is apparent from a study conducted by researchers at the University of Granada (UGR), belonging to the departments of surgery and their specialties (urology) and dentistry, reports Excelsior.
As reported by UGR in a press release erectile dysfunction is defined as the inability of a person to have a erection for organic, psychological reasons or a combination of both.
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on periodontitis It is chronic inflammation gums with alveolar bone destruction and connective tissue that surround and maintain the tooth and cause it to lose.
IN periodontitis"the periodontal bacteria themselves or the inflammatory cytokines originate from gingival focus, they damage the vascular endothelium when this endothelial dysfunction occurs in the vessels of the penis, the influx of blood in this organ changes and impotence occurs. "
In this study, 80 cases and 78 controls were collected in the patients treated at the San Cecilio Clinical Hospital Department of Granada's PTS in socio-demographic data, performing periodic analysis and analytical measurement of levels of testosteronelipid profile, C-reactive protein, glycemia and glycosylated hemoglobin.
on scientists It was found that 74% of patients with ED had periodontitis in such a way that patients with higher ED had a greater periodontal damage.
Patients with periodontitis they are "2.28 times more likely to suffer from ED than periodontal healthy patients." The biochemical variables associated with erectile dysfunction are triglyceride, C-reactive protein and glycosylated hemoglobin levels.
This study, the first one made on this subject theme in population European, within the framework of a doctoral dissertation, written by dentist Amada Martin Amat and its directors, professors Francisco Mesa (dentistry) and Miguel Arabal (urology).
The results are published in a scientific journal "Journal of Clinical Periodontology", considered to be the most important in periodontal studies in the international arena.