9 Reasons Erection Problems Aren’t a Midlife Crisis

While there can be no doubt that erection problems are a bummer, they don’t really rise to the level of a midlife crisis, at least for the majority of men. This may be due to the growing awareness that most cases of erectile dysfunction can be successfully treated with readily available medications or psychological counseling and the fact that impotence ...

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How Female Partners of Men with Erection Problems Really Feel About It

Rare is the woman who has not been troubled by feelings of self-doubt or inadequacy when her male partner is unable to achieve and sustain an erection during sex. Fortunately, a growing public awareness of the causes of erectile dysfunction is slowly but surely contributing to greater understanding and a bit less angst on the part of wives and sweethearts. ...

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Why Cialis May Be Preferable if You Have Prostate Enlargement

Many men who suffer from benign prostatic hyperplasia, a noncancerous enlargement of the prostate gland, also suffer from erectile dysfunction. Although they are two distinctly different health problems, the presence of BPH can significantly increase the risk of developing symptoms of impotence. Fortunately for men who find they are diagnosed with both ED and an enlarged prostate, tadalafil, the active ...

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I Had a Heart Attack. Can I Take Viagra Safely?

There are probably few reminders of one’s mortality as powerful as a heart attack. Such a brush with death is a sobering experience. And men who’ve been through a heart attack, known to medical professionals as a myocardial infarction, are understandably cautious about what they can and cannot do in the wake of such a life-changing event. As they regain ...

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7 Vitamins and Minerals You Should Consume to Avoid Erection Problems

Introduction  Most men today should be aware that a healthy diet is essential to support robust erectile function. However, for those who would like to fine-tune their diets to be even more erection-friendly than they already are, eating foods rich in certain nutrients can help them to achieve that goal. The most widely recognized nutrients, of course, are vitamins and ...

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How Cialis Has Fared Since Generic Viagra Reached the United States

Sales of Cialis, the best-selling ED drug in America in 2017, have taken a significant hit since the introduction of generic alternatives to Viagra in December 2017, according to a report at FiercePharma.com. The downward trend in Cialis sales are expected to speed up in late 2018 when its first generic alternatives come to market. Although Cialis for use as ...

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Don’t Combine Grapefruit with Drugs for Erection Problems

It’s hard to imagine a more innocuous food than grapefruit, a popular choice for breakfast or a between-meals snack. Nevertheless, men who are taking drugs designed to overcome their symptoms of erectile dysfunction might want to steer clear of the popular citrus fruit. Grapefruit and some of its close citrus relatives, including minneolas, pomelos, Seville oranges, and tangelos, contain a ...

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Can an App Tell You When Erection Problems Warrant Medical Attention?

Now there’s an app for your smartphone that can help you to determine the severity of your erection problems. Worried that you might be suffering the early symptoms of erectile dysfunction? There’s an app for that. To be sure, the app will do nothing to reverse ED symptoms if indeed that’s what you’re experiencing. However, it can help you to ...

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The Link Between Excessive Porn Use and Erection Problems

A number of recent studies indicate that the incidence of erectile dysfunction among younger men — those under 40 — has risen in recent years. Among the various hypotheses put forward to explain this phenomenon is one that suggests excessive pornography use is responsible, at least in part. Other medical professionals disagree. A strong case for the theory that porn ...

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Reassuring Your Partner When You Experience Erection Problems

Men who experience erection problems owe it to their partners to frankly discuss the matter. To do otherwise increases the chances that partners will assume the worst — that they no longer sufficiently arouse you sexually. If you and your partner face these erection problems together, says Barry McCarthy, professor of psychology at American University, you can prevent erectile dysfunction ...

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