Department of Defense Spent over $500,000 on Viagra Last Year

Department of Defense Spent over $500,000 on Viagra Last Year

Take away a man’s ability to perform sexually and he will likely feel emasculated. His confidence, positive attitude and psychological wellbeing all take a blow.  But how far do we take this? Should taxpayers, for instance, fund remediation techniques should a soldier who is defending our country have a...

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For a Permanent Fix Many Choose Penile Implants

For a Permanent Fix Many Choose Penile Implants

Though we usually think of ED drugs as the solution, and they are indeed the most common one, a new report shows that penile implants for erectile dysfunction are becoming more popular. International market research firm, iData Research, has just released a report outlining this phenomenon. Patients who require...

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Study to Investigate Propecia-related ED

Study to Investigate Propecia-related ED

Propecia (finasteride) is the active ingredient in many hair restoration products. It is also prescribed for certain prostate problems. But for a segment of those men who take it, sexual functioning becomes nonexistent. Many of those who experience this problem find that their dysfunction disappears after they stop taking...

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Chronic Kidney Disease and Sexual Functioning

Chronic Kidney Disease and Sexual Functioning

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects both aspects of sexuality, physical and psychological. Nerve function, circulation, energy level and hormones can all change due to CKD. Men with CKD often have diabetes or high blood pressure which may also influence one’s sexual ability. There are many different ways that chronic...

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Tranquilizers and Antidepressants Cause Erectile Dysfunction

Tranquilizers and Antidepressants Cause Erectile Dysfunction

Tranquilizers can be prescribed for all kinds of reasons, including anxiety treatment to control panic attacks, a muscle relaxer, to control seizures, to ease alcohol withdrawal symptoms, to alleviate insomnia, and more. The most common type of tranquilizer is benzodiazepine. Xanax and Valium are the most commonly known of...

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ED Drugs may Increase the Risk of Prostate Cancer Resurgence

ED Drugs may Increase the Risk of Prostate Cancer Resurgence

Phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitors are the class of erectile dysfunction drugs we are accustomed to seeing.  These include Viagra, Cialis and Levitra. These smooth out the blood vessels of the penis to allow it to become engorged with blood and so form an erection when the time is right....

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Overcoming Depression-related ED

Overcoming Depression-related ED

Depression is an all-encompassing mood disorder that affects every aspect of life, including our sex lives. Though our culture projects the idea that men want sex all the time no matter their physical or emotional state, depression can evaporate the libido completely. Testosterone is the hormone which makes us...

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