(Telegraph) – Suffering from erectile dysfunction? According to a new study, coffee could be the cure.
Researchers from the University of Texas found that men who consumed at least two cups of coffee a day saw a 42 per cent reduction in the occurrence of erectile dysfunction.
3,724 men over the age of 20 who particpated in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey were asked about their caffeine consumption and if they suffered from erectile dysfunction. The data took into account the amount of coffee, tea, and other high-caffeine drinks they consumed on average per day.
Participants who consumed between 85mg and 170mg of caffeine a day were 42 per cent less likely to experience erectile dysfunction compared to those who drank no caffeine. The occurence of erectile dysfunction was reported by 39 per cent of those who drank between 171mg and 303mg of caffeine a day.
According to the NHS, one instant mug of coffee contains around 100mg of caffeine.