Can Gastric Bypass Surgery Help with Male Impotence?

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Obesity is one of several conditions that increase a man’s risk of developing erectile dysfunction. In an article posted at EverydayHealth.com, writer Leon Vorobeichik says that obese men are two and a half times more likely to develop ED than ...

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Why Cleansing Your Root Chakra May Help Your Sex Life

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A fundamental tenet of traditional Indian philosophy and spirituality holds that unblocking one’s chakras, of which there are seven, leads to the highest level of existence. Each chakra is linked to a specific area of the body and the energies ...

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Could Yoga Help with Male Impotence?

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A yoga instructor helps an older man to perfect the plank pose, one of several yoga poses that purportedly support male sexual function. Ever wonder why more men are showing up in yoga classes? While we don’t have any real ...

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Type 1 Diabetes Can Cause Male Impotence Too

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The link between type 2 diabetes and an increased risk of male impotence is well documented. Less well known is the association between type 1 diabetes and erection problems. And type 1 is particularly insidious because it usually targets men ...

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What Is the Connection Between BPA and Male Infertility?

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A source of controversy a decade ago, the debate about the health hazards, if any, of exposure to bisphenol A, or BPA, is raging once again. Triggering the latest concerns about BPA is a new study that found alarmingly high ...

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Why Male Impotence May Improve as Springtime Nears

The coming of spring brings with it a resurgence in plant life that has been dormant during the fall and winter months. A similar revitalization is seen in the sexual energy and activity of many men that have been similarly ...

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Is Male Impotence the Same as Erectile Dysfunction?

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While used interchangeably by many, the terms “erectile dysfunction” and “male impotence” seem to hold somewhat different meanings for others. Is there really any substantive difference between them? Merriam-Webster.com appears to think not. Its definition of erectile dysfunction is “chronic ...

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A Brief History of Folk Remedies for Male Impotence

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Modern man has cutting-edge medications such as Viagra and Cialis to treat erectile dysfunction, a condition that has been around for nearly as long as man. Lacking the scientific know-how and medical expertise of the 21st century, the ancients came ...

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Why Isn’t European Impotence Drug Uprima Available in the US?

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Seemingly poised to compete with Viagra as an alternative treatment for erectile dysfunction on the U.S. market, Uprima was abruptly withdrawn from FDA consideration by its manufacturer in July 2000. According to a contemporaneous account at WebMD.com, clinical testing of ...

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Could Bremelanotide Eventually Be Used to Treat Male Impotence?

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Originally touted as a promising potential treatment for female sexual dysfunction, bremelanotide may also help to improve sexual arousal in men who fail to respond to PDE5 inhibitors, such as Viagra and Cialis. While the latter temporarily improve blood flow ...

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