What is BPH and How Is it Linked to Erection Problems?

If you have erection problems, there is no single cause. In fact, the cause could be physical or psychological. There are numerous health conditions associated with erectile dysfunction, and one of them is benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH. What is BPH?  BPH is also known as prostate enlargement. During your life, your prostate continues to grow. That means that older ...

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How You Can Make Drugs for Erection Problems More Cost-Effective

TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Basic Considerations Beware No-Prescription Deals Consider an Online Facilitator Using a Pill Splitter  Diet and Exercise Quit Smoking, Moderate Drinking Manage Chronic Health Conditions More Generics Are Coming Alternatives to ED Drugs Stay Abreast of Developments Introduction  While evolutionary psychologists will no doubt debate whether it’s an adaptive behavior or hard-wired into the human psyche, the ...

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Should I Accept that Erection Problems Are a Normal Part of Aging?

In a moment of uncommon candor, the elderly stand-up comedian quips, “Aging isn’t for the faint of heart.” And in the quivering timbre of his voice, the audience senses the truth of what he has just said. Indeed, aging brings with it a number of daunting challenges, each of which makes daily life a little bit harder. However, the news ...

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How Do Doctors and Patients Determine ‘Erection Quality’?

Quantifying the effectiveness of any medication designed to treat erection problems can be difficult. That’s because the researchers don’t typically follow the patient into the bedroom to determine how the medication worked. Too, in the case of sexual performance, defining what is “effective” can be a subjective process. So, how is it that doctors and patients know if the erectile ...

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What Vitamins and Minerals Are Essential for Avoiding Erection Problems?

Having a healthy body can improve your sex life. We know that obesity can negatively impact male sexual performance. But diabetes, heart disease, and even insufficient enough sleep can all cause erection problems. Since there’s a pill for everything – including ED – is there also a vitamin that can help you get healthier and solve your erection problems? The ...

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4 Unusual Symptoms Indicating Higher Risk for Erection Problems

Your overall health can affect your sexual health. While the “classic” symptoms of erection problems are obvious, more people are learning that diseases like diabetes and heart disease are associated with poor erection health. This post lists several symptoms that people may not realize are possible harbingers of erection problems. Symptoms may include lack of morning erections, loss of interest ...

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Could This Topical Gel Replace Viagra for Erection Problems?

A new topically applied nitroglycerin gel has shown promise in helping men get erections. The effects weren’t as pronounced as they are with drugs like Viagra, but it appears to work quickly. The active ingredient in this gel is already available in prescription hemorrhoid treatments, but the new nitroglycerin-based substance has an “enhanced absorption topical delivery system.” This means the ...

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Can You Have Normal Testosterone and Still Have Erection Problems?

Testosterone, the primary male sex hormone, plays a key role in regulating the sex drive in both men and women but has little direct effect on erectile function. Although present in women as well as men although, at significantly lower levels, testosterone regulates the development of male reproductive tissues, including the prostate and testes. It also promotes the development of ...

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Why Treatment of Erection Problems in Veterans Can Be Complex

As people age, health problems begin to impact them more and more. However, younger people can also suffer from mental and physical health issues. The Millennium Cohort Study examined the health outcomes of 150,000 active-duty, reserve, and National Guard members looked at the impacts of exposure that includes “psychological and environmental stressors, medical interventions, and other occupational factors that are ...

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Acyclovir vs. Valtrex: Which is Better for Shingles Outbreaks?

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that the 2018 flu season is worse than usual – and the flu vaccine may lack the efficacy to battle the outbreaks. The New York Daily News reports 27 states have already logged high flu volumes. While the flu typically kills around 35,000 people in the United States each year, in 2018 the reported ...

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