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  • Heart disease and erectile function

    Heart disease and erectile function

    Men: Don’t be surprised if a discussion with your doctor about erection problems veers into a talk about your heart, or vice versa. Problems getting or keeping an erection may be a red flag for heart trouble down the road, and many men with heart disease have sexual concerns they aren’t talking about. The connection […]

  • Are erectile dysfunction pills safe for men with heart disease?

    Are erectile dysfunction pills safe for men with heart disease?

    Published: September, 2005 In men without cardiovascular disease, erectile dysfunction (ED) pills are very safe. The three rivals — Viagra, Cialis, and Levitra — have similar side effects, including headache, facial flushing, nasal congestion, diarrhea, backache, and, in a few Viagra or Levitra users, temporary impaired color vision (men with retinitis pigmentosa, a rare eye […]

  • Is Viagra addictive?

    Is Viagra addictive?

    Download video. Erectile dysfuntion medications can enhance a man’s sexual performance in such a way that he seeks to use the pills whether or not he needs it. In turn, it can seem to make medications such as Viagra addictive – but not physically so much as psychologically. Dr. Abraham Morgentaler explains.

  • Yohimbe supplements found to be dangerously strong

    Yohimbe supplements found to be dangerously strong

    Image: Bigstock In the journals Dietary supplements containing the herbal ingredient yohimbe often contain prescription-strength active ingredients that are potentially dangerous, according to a study in Drug Testing and Analysis. Scientists analyzed 49 popular brands of supplements with yohimbe. They found evidence that 39% of the products tested appeared to contain a pharmaceutical-grade extract of […]

  • Flavonoids associated with better erectile function

    Flavonoids associated with better erectile function

    In the Journals If you are worried about erectile dysfunction (ED), you might want to turn to the produce section. Flavonoid-rich foods may lower your risk of ED, which affects half of middle-aged and older men, according to a study published in February 2016 in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Of the main types […]

  • Could it be low testosterone levels?

    Could it be low testosterone levels?

    Download video. A lack of physical sensation in men could be a sign of low testosterone levels. Dr. Abraham Morgentaler explains the sign of low testosterone and what can be done if you are experiencing these symptoms.

  • Impotence (Erectile Dysfunction)

    Impotence (Erectile Dysfunction)

    What Is It? Impotence means that a man’s penis doesn’t get hard enough to have sexual intercourse. The man cannot get or maintain an erection. The medical term is erectile dysfunction (ED). ED is not the same as premature ejaculation. The major causes of ED include: Vascular (blood vessel) disease — Erections happen when blood […]

  • Treating cardiovascular risk factors also aids ED

    Treating cardiovascular risk factors also aids ED

    Erection problems (known as erectile dysfunction, or ED) and cardiovascular disease often occur together. Clogging of arteries by cholesterol-laden plaque and damage to the inner lining of blood vessels from high blood pressure contribute to both conditions. It would make sense, then, that treating heart disease risk factors with cholesterol-lowering statins and lifestyle changes — […]