If you study the male sexual response, you might wonder just how guys get erections at all.

Conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, depression, obesity, anxiety and more can all impact erectile function.

Now, we can add another erection killer to this already long and annoying list: sleep disorders.

Counting sheep, losing sleep

The connection between quality sleep and overall health isn't a recent lightbulb moment. Sleep disorders such as insomnia, sleep apnea, shift work disorder, restless leg syndrome and other nighttime disruptions can affect your physical and mental well-being in the light of day. Along with diet and exercise, sleep is known as "the third pillar of health."

Just one sleep disorder can complicate a whole host of physical problems. For example, sleep apnea is the repeated interruption of breathing during sleep. It contributes to