God, AIDS, Africa & HOPE

pensées of a Catholic priest

Erection & heart condition

There is a relationship between erectile dysfunction and the metabolic syndrome – a combination of obesity, high blood pressure and cholesterol in one person – heart disease, diabetes and common psychiatric conditions such as depression. That poor sexual health may be a warning for heart disease and diabetes is particularly important in South Africa where heart disease kills 200 people every day, and millions are suffering from diabetes. This news is also important to know for people living with the virus and therefore more at risk for heart diseases.
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HIV, Development and HOPE – thoughts of a Catholic priest

Being a Roman - Catholic priest and working in the fields of HIV and social development in Africa has its challenges. You will find stories and reflections about my work, about the church, South Africa and Africa. You are most welcome to leave a comment or to get in touch with me. Blogging means to initiate thoughts and discussions and for the writer to formulate what is loosely running around in the heart and mind in need of being sorted and spoken out.

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