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Microplastics found in penis muscle for the first time. It could be linked to erectile dysfunction. [Video]

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When scientists first started murmuring about a striking connection between more microplastics and more heart attacks, Dr. Ranjith Ramasamy’s mind immediately traveled further south, to another blood-pumping organ, one that he knows very well.

“Penis being such a vascular organ, similar to the heart, we said, ‘Hey, could this also be present in the penis?'”

Ramasamy, a reproductive urology specialist who has conducted penile implant surgeries in Miami for many years, wondered how the microplastics that we inadvertently inhale from everyday items including food, water bottles, and household dust, might impact fertility and verility in men.

What he’s found, while still preliminary, is that microplastics are present in some penises experiencing erectile dysfunction (ED).

Microplastics were found in 80% of penises with ED in this small study

Most of the microplastic found in penises was the kind that’s used to manufacture plastic bottles. Peter Dazeley/Getty Images

Ramasamy’s first-of-its-kind study, just released in the International …

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