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Should Men with ED Take L-Arginine Supplements?

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L-arginine, also known simply as arginine, is an amino acid with strong vasodilating effects. This means that the nutrient helps to support the natural relaxation of arteries to promote strong blood flow when it is needed, as is the case ...

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A Brief Portrait of the Typical Viagra User

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The typical Viagra user in the United States is a man between the ages of 40 and 60, according to patient data compiled by CVS, the largest pharmacy chain in America with roughly 9,700 retail outlets. Although the Viagra buyer ...

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How Chantix Can Help You Stop Smoking

Nicotine, the psychoactive drug in tobacco products, has been ranked with heroin and cocaine as one of the three most addictive substances in the world. According to a panel of addiction experts tasked in 2007 with identifying the most addictive ...

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6 Encouraging Signs in the Fight Against HIV

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The human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, didn’t really have a name until the mid- to late-1980s. However, subsequent studies have shown that isolated cases first began to appear in Central Africa as early as the first decade of the 20th ...

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Your Employer Might Be Offering Telemedicine Benefits Right Now

Telemedicine

Telemedicine in some form has been around for about half a century, but widespread adoption of medical care provided over a phone or video call connection has only taken off in the past few years. In 2015, more than 15 ...

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ED and Gout

ED and Gout Gout—recurrent attacks of acute inflammatory arthritis—causes swelling, inflammation, redness, warmth and pain in the affected joint. According to the Arthritis Foundation, about 4% of Americans will develop gout at some point. For men with gout, erectile dysfunction ...

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How Telemedicine’s Convenience Factor Might Increase Costs

Telemedicine and convenience go together. By connecting with their healthcare providers by phone, or through a secure Skype-like video interface, patients get to avoid traveling to a doctor’s office, sitting in a boring, crowded waiting room, and the general upheaval ...

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Herbal Viagra: ‘The Wild West of Supplements’

Much like the original Wild West, there’s a lot of unchartered—and dangerous—territory in the world of herbal erectile dysfunction treatments. Assessing the risk The least of your problems when purchasing these corner-store pills, liquid shots or dry herbs is that ...

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Tips to Take Viagra Effectively

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Thinking about asking your doctor about Viagra? Viagra is prescribed from a doctor for men experiencing erectile dysfunction. Proper dosage differs among men. Here are some tips to effectively taking Viagra. Dosage Your doctor has prescribed a certain dosage for ...

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9 Statistics About ED

Men love statistics. Whether it’s box scores or mundane accomplishments achieved, men like to read between the lines. Here are some stats for you on erectile dysfunction: 1 in 4 men under 40 are now seeking treatment. A study published ...

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