Using Citrulline and Resveratrol for Erectile Dysfunction: New Study
Erectile Dysfunction

Using Citrulline and Resveratrol for Erectile Dysfunction: New Study

New research indicates that use of the natural supplements citrulline and resveratrol for erectile dysfunction (ED) can be an effective treatment option. The study was conducted in men who were also taking ED oral medications in the phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor class (i.e., PDE5 inhibitors) such as Viagra and Cialis. Treatment of erectile dysfunction One…

Comparing Penis Pumps and Shock Wave Therapy for ED
Erectile Dysfunction

Comparing Penis Pumps and Shock Wave Therapy for ED

A recent study compared the effectiveness of penis pumps and extracorporeal shock wave therapy for ED (erectile dysfunction). Overall, the researchers found that the two treatments for ED provided similar success rates. Extracorporeal shock wave therapy is a noninvasive treatment that uses pressure waves to address various musculoskeletal issues. The therapy can be applied utilizing…

What Causes Priapism?
Erectile Dysfunction

What Causes Priapism?

Priapism causes vary depending on a male’s age and other factors. First, however, it’s important to understand what priapism is. Priapsim is characterized by a persistent erection and a painful penis that develops when blood in the penile chambers becomes trapped and cannot drain out. It most often affects males ages 5 to 10 years…

FDA Approves Stendra, Newest Erectile Dysfunction Drug
Erectile Dysfunction

FDA Approves Stendra, Newest Erectile Dysfunction Drug

The number of erectile dysfunction (ED) drug choices just grew by one with approval of Stendra (avanafil) by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). About 30 million men in the United States experience erectile dysfunction. Stendra is in the same drug class (PDE5 inhibitors) as the other four options, which include Cialis (tadalafil) Levitra (vardenafil), Staxyn (an…

Erectile Dysfunction Treatment May Fight Obesity
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Erectile Dysfunction Treatment May Fight Obesity

The erectile dysfunction treatment Viagra (sildenafil) may help men fight obesity and excess weight. For now, the research has been done in mice only, but the discovery is promising. Viagra is in a drug class called phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (PDE5 inhibitors). Other drugs in this class include Levitra (vardenafil), Cialis (tadalafil), and Stendra (avanafil)….