Erectile Dysfunction as a Cardiovascular Impairment organizes and summarizes the many aspects of biology and metabolism in cardiovascular and sexual function. Coverage includes how blood vessels are discovered to work, their role in hypertension, atherosclerosis, type-2 diabetes, oxidative stress, metabolic syndrome, and erectile dysfunction.
Preface Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. How we measure and evaluate function, impairment, and change with intervention Chapter 3. Cardiovascular health hazards impairing sexual vitality Chapter 4. Oxidative stress Chapter 5. Metabolic syndrome Chapter 6. ADMA (asymmetric-dimethylarginine) impairs NO bioavailability and jeopardizes cardio-sexual function Chapter 7. Arginine supplementation in cardiovascular disorders Chapter 8. Arginine and arginine-combinations in treatment of erectile dysfunction Chapter 9. The polyphenolic antioxidant resveratrol, the carotinoid lycopene, and the proanthocyanidin pycnogenol(R) Chapter 10. Selected micronutrients and the metabolic basis for their support of endothelial health and erectile function