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Drugs that interfere with sympathetic nerve signals are often prescribed for men who have high blood pressure. How might such drugs impair sexual performance?

Summary Introduction

To explain: The drugs prescribed for high blood pressure that interfere with sympathetic nerve signals impair sexual performance in men.

Concept introduction: Increased pressure on the blood vessel is high blood pressure. Long-term blood pressure has several adverse effects. Drugs prescribed for high blood pressure decreases forced blood flow into the male genitalia.

Explanation
As a result of high blood pressure, the blood vessels get constricted. Drugs prescribed for high blood pressure helps to maintain continuous blood flow in the blood vessels. Male genitalia are stimulated due to high blood pressure on their arteries. The high blood pressure keeps the blood within the vessels of the penis...

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