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Insurance Coverage and ED Therapy After Prostate Surgery

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As if a diagnosis of prostate cancer weren’t enough to deal with, such a pronouncement triggers a whole set of related questions and concerns. Will I need invasive surgery to remove cancerous tissue? If so, how will this affect my ...

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ED Associated with Heart Health, Diabetes, Depression at Every Age

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A recent study finds that erectile dysfunction diagnoses are closely associated with heart disease, diabetes, and depression in men who are 18 and older. Although age remains an independent risk factor, the study says that, regardless of age, men diagnosed ...

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Why You Shouldn’t Get Viagra from a Friend or in a Club

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Viagra and the other PDE5 inhibitors like it have proved to be the answer to the prayers of millions of men who were unable to get and keep an erection before these drugs became available. However, not all those who ...

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Timing Is Important for Maximizing Viagra Effects

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The more you know about Viagra’s typical onset and duration of action, the greater the benefits you are likely to derive from the little blue pill. It’s also important to know what, if any, effects that eating might have on ...

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ED Not Inevitable After Testicular Cancer Treatment

For a young man at or near the peak of his reproductive life, a diagnosis of testicular cancer can be devastating. And this is a cancer that tends to strike young men disproportionately — the average age of a testicular ...

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Clinical Studies of Yohimbe Indicate Mediocre ED Relief at Best

Check out the label of any male sexual enhancement supplement, and the odds are better than even that it contains yohimbe or yohimbine. The latter is an alkaloid that is derived from the bark of the yohimbe tree. Despite its ...

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Is Beetroot Juice ‘Natural Viagra’?

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Touted by some as a natural remedy for erectile dysfunction, beetroot juice is unquestionably a healthy beverage. However, available scientific evidence, which is admittedly limited, hardly qualifies it as a substitute for Viagra or any of the other oral ED ...

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Heart and Erection Health Depend on Adequate Folic Acid Intake

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Eating a diet rich in folic acid, also known as folate, helps to promote healthy vascular function, which in turn supports heart health and robust erectile function. This micronutrient, a member of the B family of vitamins, helps to break ...

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7 Life Events That Can Raise Your Risk of ED

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Divorce or Separation Death of a Loved One Job Loss Financial Problems Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Chronic Illness Retirement What About Viagra? Introduction  Certain life events bring with them extreme stress. And that stress can make it ...

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Low Daily Dose of Viagra Prevents Colorectal Cancer in Mice

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Sildenafil, the active ingredient in Viagra, could someday sharply reduce the risk of colorectal cancer, the third leading cause of cancer death in America, scientists speculate. This promising possibility emerges from a recent animal study in which low daily doses ...

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