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Shockwave Therapy for ED Isn’t Replacing Viagra Any Time Soon

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Preliminary research — much of it with animals — has produced promising evidence that low-intensity shockwave therapy might someday offer an alternative to Viagra in the treatment of erectile dysfunction. However, this emerging technology still must undergo far more scientific ...

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Even Professional Athletes Can’t Always Avoid ED

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It might seem at first glance that professional athletes are the least likely candidates to develop erectile dysfunction. However, the physical demands on an athlete and the stress of professional competition can sometimes conspire to increase the risk that these ...

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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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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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Life in Prison for Man Who Murdered Doctor for ‘Causing’ ED

Maintaining healthy erectile function is an important goal for millions of men around the world. Down through the ages, males have gone to extraordinary lengths to preserve — and if necessary regain — the ability to get and keep an ...

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What You Should Know About ED During and After Cancer Treatment

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In all its many forms, cancer is a terrible disease, killing more than a half million Americans every year. But medical science is making great strides against cancer, developing new therapies that collectively have sharply improved the five-year survival rates ...

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Thyroid Disease and ED: What You Should Know

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Located at the front of the neck, the thyroid gland lies just below the Adam’s apple. This two-lobed gland regulates the body’s growth and development. When disease hampers thyroid function, multiple body functions can be affected, sometimes subtly. Sexual function ...

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Man Tries OTC ‘Enhancement’ Products and Documents Results

Curious to know if any of those male enhancement products, including so-called herbal Viagra, offer an effective but less expensive way to combat erectile dysfunction? Personal trainer and wellness adviser Ben Greenfield found his curiosity similarly piqued and chronicled his ...

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