When I counsel patients and couples or give talks, I always say that we have a saying in urology: If you don't use it, you lose it.
I am specifically talking about erectile dysfunction. There is just no other way to get that kind of blood flow to the penis except having an erection. I also ask patients about morning erections, given that they are a good indication of erectile function.
That being said, I am attaching an article from US News and World Report. This was a Finnish study by Dr. Juha Koskimki, from Tampere University Hospital's Department of Urology:
To borrow from Nike: Just Use It.
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I can say from personal experience that this is absolutely true. Erection quality suffers as a result of disuse.
Many men are conscientious about conditioning other parts of their body, so, why not their penises?