Could Treating Erection Problems Protect Against Colorectal Cancer?

The early stages of colon cancer are confined to the large intestine, but stage 3 cancer can spread to the lymph nodes and stage 4 can spread to other organs. Men who regularly take Viagra — or sildenafil citrate, its generic equivalent — to treat their erection problems may also be significantly reducing their risk of developing colorectal cancer, according ...

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Longer Spring and Summer Days May Help with Erection Problems

By soaking up the sun, this man is replenishing his body’s stocks of vitamin D. Vitamin D is known as the “sunshine vitamin” for good reason. It turns out that your body makes most of its vitamin D from sunshine, so if your doctor tells you that your blood levels of the vitamin are low, you probably should get a ...

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Overcome Erection Problems, But Protect Sexual Health Too

Sexually transmitted diseases have been on the rise in recent years, particularly among older Americans. Medical science has developed new treatments that allow men and women suffering from sexual dysfunction to get back into the game again. However, in their haste to resume sexual activity, it seems some are forgetting about the importance of safe sex, leading to a spike ...

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Physical Trauma Can Cause Erection Problems

Most people today recognize that the single biggest cause of erection problems is insufficient blood flow to the penis. Another 10 to 20 percent of erection problems is attributed to psychological factors, such as depression and anxiety. Often overlooked altogether, probably because its numbers are relatively low, is a traumatic injury that makes it impossible for a man to get ...

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Why Viagra Means Something Different to Millennials

Over the two decades since the 1998 introduction of Viagra, the profile of its typical user has evolved significantly. The average age of those using the pill has trended downward, as more and more younger men seem to rely on the medication to overcome erection problems that are sometimes either imagined or far less serious than they think they are. ...

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5 Times When the Risk for Erection Problems Is Higher

Stress over a work project or money problems can make it difficult for a man to achieve and sustain an erection suitable for intercourse. Most men experience erection problems from time to time, and for the most part, these are isolated incidents and not an indication that they are suffering from erectile dysfunction. However, it’s helpful to recognize the circumstances ...

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The Latest: Drugs for Erection Problems Don’t Cause Melanoma

One of the signs of melanoma can be certain changes in the appearance of a pre-existing mole. Men who like both sex and sun need no longer worry that the drugs they take to facilitate the former will increase their risk of melanoma while soaking up the rays of the latter. Concerns about a causal link between PDE5 inhibitors, such ...

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What You Should Know About Sleep Apnea and Erection Problems

TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction What Is Obstructive Sleep Apnea? Signs and Symptoms of OSA What Are the Causes of OSA? Risk Factors for OSA Recent Research Findings How OSA Affects Your Sex Life Treating OSA Stay Abreast of Latest News Introduction A handful of recent studies point to a strong association between obstructive sleep apnea and erection problems. Although medical ...

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Viagra After First Heart Attack May Lengthen Life

Over the past two decades, Viagra has been found to have a far broader array of health benefits than its ability to restore erectile function temporarily to men who are no longer able to achieve erection on their own. In one of the more recent revelations, a study found that Viagra or other PDE5 inhibitor taken after a first heart ...

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Can Lecithin Help with Erection Problems?

Lecithin is a fatty substance found naturally in animal and plant tissues, as well as egg yolks. In supplement form, it can be taken as a medicine, and it’s also an ingredient in a wide array of food products, dietary supplements, and medications. Its popularity as an ingredient is attributed to its emulsifying properties, which help to blend ingredients that ...

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