In general, I am pretty fond of my penis. I mean… it guides way too many of my decisions, but I am grateful for the happy times it has brought into my life. I try to care for it properly. Still, as much as I appreciate it, my penis has primarily been used for 1) recreation and 2) utility. I had no idea that there was a third special purpose… the penis as a barometer for good health.
In this episode of The Truth, we spoke with urologist Dr. Paul Turek about how the penis — more specifically, the inability to get an erection — is a major indicator of bigger health issues. Check it out to see how your penis can tell you when to seek medical attention.