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Viagra Doesn't Solve All Sexual Problems, Men Discover

Posted 20 Jul 2020 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, July 20, 2020 – Viagra, the wonder drug for men suffering from impotence, is not a cure for all sexual health ills, a new study shows. Since it hit the scene, men aren't complaining about erectile dysfunction or premature ejaculation as much as low sexual desire and curvature of the penis, a new Italian study finds. "Over a 10-year period we have seen a real change in what concerns men...

Could Viagra, Cialis Work Largely by Placebo Effect?

Posted 26 Mar 2020 by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, March 26, 2020 – Until the discovery of Viagra, men with erectile dysfunction were largely left with the impression that their sexual problems were all in their head. That might still be somewhat true, even in this age of little blue pills, a new paper argues. A good number of men receiving a placebo in clinical trials for erectile dysfunction drugs experienced an improvement in their...

Could ED Drugs Threaten Men's Vision?

Posted 7 Feb 2020 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2020 – Viagra can salvage a man's sex life, but in rare cases it may temporarily steal his sight. Researchers report that some men who took sildenafil – the generic form of the impotence drug – suffered from vision problems, including a kind of color blindness that could take weeks to resolve. The case report details 17 Turkish males who wound up in the hospital after taking...

Testosterone Supplements Won't Help Most Men, Doctors' Group Says

Posted 7 Jan 2020 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, Jan. 6, 2020 – Testosterone therapy is no fountain of youth for older men, though it might help some who are impotent. That's according to new guidelines from the American College of Physicians – the first from the group to address the issue of treating age-related "low T." It's known that men's testosterone levels decline with age. And for years industry has promoted the idea that men...

AHA News: Erectile Dysfunction May Up the Odds for Irregular Heartbeat

Posted 19 Nov 2019 by Drugs.com

TUESDAY, Nov. 19, 2019 (American Heart Association News) – Men with erectile dysfunction are more likely to be diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat, according to a new study. Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is an irregular or quivering heartbeat that can lead to blood clots, stroke and heart failure. The condition affects up to 6.1 million people in the United States. Past research has shown a...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Nature’s Rx Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Silver Bullet 10 Male Enhancement Capsules due to an Undeclared PDE-5 Inhibitor Found in The Product

Posted 15 Nov 2019 by Drugs.com

November 13, 2019 – Nature’s Rx is voluntarily recalling lot: 01251ZX1, Expiry Date: 11/2022 of Silver Bullet (10 Male Enhancement Capsules). This recall has been initiated after an FDA laboratory analysis found the product to contain undeclared sildenafil, the active ingredient in Viagra, which is a PDE-5 inhibitor. The undeclared PDE-5 inhibitor in the product may pose serious health risks to c...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Med Man Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Up2 Due to Presence of Undeclared Sildenafil

Posted 10 Nov 2019 by Drugs.com

November 8, 2019 – Med Man Distribution is voluntarily recalling all lots of Up2 Dietary supplement There is no other all-natural libido for men and women to the consumer level. FDA laboratory analysis has found Up2 Dietary supplement There is no other all natural libido for men and women to be tainted with sildenafil. Sildenafil is an FDA-approved prescription drug for erectile dysfunction. The...

FDA Medwatch Alert: GL Holdings Issues Voluntary Worldwide Recall of Green Lumber Products Due to Presence of Undeclared Tadalafil

Posted 23 Oct 2019 by Drugs.com

October 22, 2019 – Newport Beach, California. GL Holdings is voluntarily recalling six lots of Green Lumber 2-, 4-, and 10-capsule packages purchased on or before August 10, 2019 to the consumer level. FDA analysis has found one lot of Green Lumber distributed between June and August 2019 to be tainted with tadalafil. Consumption of a product with undeclared tadalafil may pose a risk to...

Concussions May Leave Former NFL Players With Another Issue: Impotence

Posted 26 Aug 2019 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, Aug. 26, 2019 – Low testosterone is not something most people typically associate with NFL players. But repeated concussions from professional football appear to be damaging the sex life of players, causing erectile dysfunction and lowering their levels of the male hormone, a new study claims. "The guys at the highest level of concussion were almost twice as likely to report erectile...

Why Older Women Have Less Sex: It's Not as Simple as You Think

Posted 10 Jul 2019 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, July 10, 2019 – More than biology is at play when it comes to why older women have less sex as they age. A number of psychological factors contribute to the drop in libido, a new study claims. Those factors include body image concerns, self-confidence, perceived desirability, stress, mood changes and relationship issues. Previous research has focused mostly on biological causes of...

Help for Impotence Starts With Frank Talk With Doctor

Posted 18 Jun 2019 by Drugs.com

TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 – Erectile dysfunction is often treatable, but many men hesitate to discuss it with their doctor. What's more, doctors don't often bring it up with their patients, according to Dr. Susan MacDonald, a urological surgeon at Penn State Health Hershey Medical Center. "I think it's because of the stigma attached to it," she said. When she asks men about whether they can...

When Your Partner Has Erectile Dysfunction

Posted 1 Apr 2019 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, April 1, 2019 – Men often have a hard time acknowledging erectile dysfunction, or ED. But it can leave their partner feeling confused or even blaming themselves for something not within their control. First, know that while the odds of ED rise after age 50, many men experience normal physical changes that are not ED. Erections may not be as firm as they once were, and it may take more...

Hormonal Therapy for Prostate Cancer Might Raise Depression Risk

Posted 19 Mar 2019 by Drugs.com

TUESDAY, March 19, 2019 – Hormonal treatment can help control prostate cancer but may increase a man's risk of depression, a new study by Danish researchers suggests. Male hormones, such as testosterone, are known to fuel the growth of prostate tumors. So doctors use drugs to reduce hormone production. But that can bring on tough side effects, such as incontinence or impotence. The new study...

Everyday Medications That Can Ruin Your Sex Life

Posted 13 Feb 2019 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 13, 2019 – Many drugs – both prescription and over-the-counter – can cause side effects like dizziness or upset stomach. But some can affect you in surprising ways, like causing problems with your sex life. Sexual side effects are wide-ranging. You might lose interest in sex, have difficulty becoming aroused or achieving orgasm. Or, if you're a woman, you may experience pain...

Another Plus to Cardiac Rehab: Better Sex

Posted 6 Dec 2018 by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, Dec. 6, 2018 – Heart patients taking part in cardiac rehabilitation could receive a spicy side effect from the program – a boost in their sex life. Attending cardiac rehab is associated with improved sexual function and more frequent sex, according to a new evidence review. The program likely helps by increasing the patient's physical fitness, said lead researcher Celina Boothby, of...

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