Drinking coffee decreases the chance of having erectile dysfunction (ED), according to a study from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Published back in 2015 in the journal PLOS ONE, researchers found that men who consumed 171-303 mg of coffee daily were 39% less likely to report ED, when compared to those who only drank 0-7 mg a day, which is around 2–3 cups of coffee per day.

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The study suggested that caffeine triggers a series of pharmacological effects that result in an increase in penile blood flow.

Furthermore, total caffeine intake seemed to reduce the odds of ED among men who were overweight/obese, hypertensive and non-diabetic.

There are many ways you can consume caffeine in your diet. Some of the sources of caffeine includes coffee, tea, soda and sports drinks. You can also add caffeine to your diet through supplements, such as capsules, tablets, powders and energy shots.

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