Can You Combine Viagra with L-Arginine?

01 February of 2018

Often patients taking Viagra use natural supplements to improve erectile function. It is commonly believed, that herb-based and animal-based supplements are completely safe for health and can be freely combined with various medications. But this is not so.

Sometimes Viagra is taken jointly with arginine supplements. Is it safe?

Viagra and Its Mechanism of Action

Viagra pills belong to the group of PDE5 inhibitors. The name "PDE5 inhibitor" generally refers to the mechanism of action of this potent drug. Sildenafil Citrate (an active agent of Viagra) suppresses PDE5, which is located in the penile tissues. PDE5 is an enzyme that inhibits cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP), an essentially important compound for normal penile erection.

During sex stimulation, NO is released from the cavernous structures, which activates the special enzyme guanylate cyclase, resulting in a higher cGMP level in the cavernous bodies. Because of this, the smooth musculature of the cavernous structure relaxes, and the influx of blood into the penis increases.

By suppressing PDE5 and increasing the level of cGMP, Canadian Viagra provides a relaxation of the blood vessels in the male organ, which leads to an increase in the degree of reaction to sexual stimulation and improvement of erectile function. According to the studies, the drug is effective in 80-85% of cases when using 50mg & 100mg dosages.

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Food to Avoid While Treating with Viagra

29 January of 2018

Viagra is a medicine that can be taken with or without food.

However, if you want to get best results and/or prevent negative interactions, you should not use sildenafil with certain food products.

The Use of Viagra

Viagra is a known medication based on the active agent sildenafil citrate, belonging to the class of PDE5 inhibitors. It does not cure erectile dysfunction, but it effectively treats the symptoms of this disease by affecting some enzymes in the penile tissues, which leads to an improvement in blood circulation in the penile organ. AWC Canadian Healthcare professionals recommend administering Viagra 30–60 minutes before the planned sexual intercourse.

However, you can do this 3–4 hours before sex, given that the medication is effective up to 6 hours (in some men up to 12 hours, although its effectiveness is reduced).

The branded medicine has a relatively high price, so many patients prefer Generic Viagra, which has a low cost, but the same beneficial effect.


Daily Cialis or As Needed – What Treatment Option is Better?

26 January of 2018

Treatment regimen is very important for successful treatment of any disease. In the case of ED, a patient needs to take the pill at the right time to get the proper effect when needed. Below we will consider 2 treatment options, which may be used when taking Daily Cialis or does it have.

Cialis – What is It?

Cialis is a popular medication for the treatment of erectile problems in men which is available in the form of yellow almond-shaped tabs. According to the reports of the research company IMS, Cialis is listed one of the top 20 most prescribed medications in the world along with Viagra. It belongs to the class of PDE5 inhibitors along with Levitra Professional, Viagra, and Avanafil. Its main component is tadalafil, a substance that has a much longer half-life than that of other PDE5 inhibitors. Therefore, the medication acts several times longer and this is its key advantage. Another important advantage of the drug is that food (even high-fat food) usually does not affect the rate of its absorption and onset of the effect.


Is There a Correlation Between BPH & Prostate Cancer?

24 January of 2018

With age, many men begin to have problems with the prostate. These problems are mostly associated with benign tumor, but in some male persons, prostate cancer develops.

Some people ask themselves: "Is prostate cancer related to benign enlargement of the prostate?".

Below we will try to answer this question. But first, we will tell you what benign prostatic hyperplasia is & what prostate cancer is, so that you can understand the nature of these diseases and the difference between them.


How Was ED Treated Before Viagra Invention?

23 January of 2018

Viagra, without exaggeration, caused a revolution in the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) in men. Since 1998, everyone suffering from ED has received a quick and effective way to deal with this unpleasant disease.

But how was ED treated before Viagra invention?

The old approaches were sometimes very strange. Ancient Hindus boiled oil with alligator testes; physicians of the late 19th century tried to treat ED with radioactive cocktails, etc.


Functions of Estrogens in the Male Body

22 January of 2018

Estrogens are considered “female” hormones, whereas testosterone is usually called a “male” hormone. Despite this, both these molecules are present in organisms of both sexes.

What functions do they perform in the male body? Are they important for sexual health?

Let’s figure it out.

What Are Estrogens?

Hormones are chemical messengers present in the body. They are responsible for many functions. Estrogens are a collective designation of a group of hormones that include estradiol, estrone & estriol.

The most important ones are estradiol and estrone.

Estriol is the most plentiful of them, however it is the weakest.

Estradiol is 80 times more active than estriol.

There are other types of estrogens, but they are insignificant.

As we have written above, estrogens are traditionally considered “female” hormones. At its core, this is an incorrect concept, since all sex hormones are members of one hormonal family.

They are synthesized from a single biochemical precursor (7-dehydrocholesterol) and have a common hormonal “ancestor” called progesterone. (more…)

ED of Psychogenic Nature and Its Treatment with Viagra

19 January of 2018

In 10-20% of all cases of ED (erectile dysfunction), the problem is due to various psychological factors, such as stress or sexual trauma. How to cope with such an unpleasant disorder? Will Viagra help in the case of psychological erection problems?

Definition of Psychogenic (Psychological) ED

Psychogenic (psychological) erectile dysfunction is a permanent inability to get or maintain a penile erection satisfactory for a normal sexual intercourse, mainly or solely because of psychogenic or interpersonal factors. This diagnosis is not used if the origin of the disorder is uncertain or unknown. Men who have a combination of physiological (organic) and psychological factors are considered to be those who have a mixed organic-psychological ED. (more…)

Non-Prescription Drug – the Future of Viagra?

10 January of 2018

In most countries, to start using Generic Viagra, patients need to consult a doctor first. That is, this drug is a prescription (RX) product.

However, Viagra is very likely to become over-the-counter all over the world!

The UK is to become one of the first countries where the drug can be purchased over the counter (now OTC Viagra is available in New Zealand and in some other countries).

Viagra Over the Counter – the Background

Viagra was developed in the 1990s by the American company Pfizer. By the way, the discovery of the main active agent of the drug took place in the UK (more precisely, in Kent). In 1998, this drug appeared in the pharmaceutical market. Pharmaceutical regulators of different countries, such as the US FDA, decided that this drug should be a prescription one. (more…)

Viagra and Male Fertility: Does any Effect Exist?

06 January of 2018

Some men with ED also face the problem of infertility. Those who are treated with the help of Viagra may worry whether the drug can positively or adversely affect their ability to conceive a child? So, let’s take a closer look at this issue. 

What is Viagra?

Generic Viagra is a top drug for treating male ED. The branded version of the drug is produced by American pharma giant called Pfizer. It is used by millions of male persons around the world. Since the original Viagra has a high price, the generics of this drug have gained great popularity in the pharmaceutical market. Regardless the version of the drug you use (branded or generic), its main active agent is sildenafil. It belongs to the class of PDE5 inhibitors.