Is Internet Porn Making Young Men Impotent?

Thousands of men claim that porn addiction has led to erectile dysfunction — but many in the the medical community are skeptical

“A lot of the guys I talk to say they can’t get it up anymore because of Internet porn,” says Gabe Deem, who started the website Reboot Nation. Illustration by Brittany Falussy

By EJ Dickson

One afternoon last March, Tony, 27, logged onto PornHub to jerk off, as he usually did when he came home from work. He had just broken up…

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