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The penis as a barometer of cardiovascular risk
October 31, 2011
The arteries that supply the penis are very small and many be more prone to atherosclerosis than larger vessels. This means that the penis may be the first area in a man's body to suffer from a reduction in blood flow and so signals cardiovascular disease.
Read Professor Mike Kirby's article published in The British Journal of Primary Care Nursing.