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Don’t Be Alarmed by Old Articles Claiming Viagra Causes ED

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The internet is a treasure trove of useful information. Unfortunately, to mine and use all that helpful information, you need to be able to distinguish the good stuff from from that which is outdated or demonstrably false. That’s sometimes easier ...

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Can Apple Cider Vinegar Help with Erectile Dysfunction?

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Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is touted as a virtual panacea by folk medicine practitioners. It is suggested as a treatment for a wide array of ailments ranging from diabetes and hypertension to heart disease and obesity. But what of its ...

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How Does Viagra Affect the Rest of Your Body?

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Viagra facilitates erectile function by temporarily increasing blood flow to the penis, but some of its effects can be felt elsewhere in the body. Sildenafil citrate, the active ingredient in Viagra, is circulated through the bloodstream to virtually every corner ...

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Can Viagra Be Harmful to Your Health?

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Multiple rounds of clinical testing have demonstrated that Viagra is both effective and safe when taken by impotent men who are otherwise healthy and able to participate in sexual activity. These observations, of course, assume that the medication is being ...

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What Is the Average Age for Erectile Dysfunction?

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Erectile dysfunction can strike at almost any age. However, it is most common in men over the age of 50, according to an article posted at WebMD.com. That article cites a research study, published in the “Annals of Internal Medicine,” ...

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More Insurer Drug Formularies Cover Generic Viagra

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The late 2017 debut of generic alternatives to Viagra marked the first availability of generic erectile dysfunction drugs to American men suffering from ED caused by insufficient blood flow to the penis. It is probably only a matter of time ...

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What Is the Main Cause of Erectile Dysfunction?

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Insufficient blood flow to the penis accounts for roughly 80 percent of all erectile dysfunction. This impairment to vascular function can arise from a multitude of causes, including underlying illnesses such as cardiovascular disease (CVD) and diabetes. ED that is ...

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4 Top Tips for Supporting a Partner with ED

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Almost every man experiences occasional erection problems, and an estimated 18 million American men have been diagnosed with erectile dysfunction. If you are the partner of a man with ED or the early symptoms of impotence, your support can be ...

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Is Nanotechnology the Future of ED Treatment?

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Early study of nanotechnological applications to treat erectile dysfunction shows promise that nanomedicine may someday offer an alternative to oral ED drugs such as Viagra, which today are the treatment of choice for ED. Nanotechnology, according to Merriam-Webster, is “the science ...

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Can I Take Viagra Every Day?

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Pfizer, one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, designed Viagra as an on-demand erectile dysfunction medication to be taken 30 to 60 minutes before the anticipated start of sexual activity. The drug’s label warns that Viagra should not be taken ...

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