How to Get Rid of a Migraine

05 January of 2018

A migraine is a specific health disorder which differs from a conventional headache. It can be rather disturbing causing unbearable pain, sound & light sensitivity, nausea and even vomiting. The thumping headache experienced by patients can significantly affect their daily life preventing them from performing their routine activities.

Sitting tight expecting for the migraine symptoms to subside is not the best option. If you want to return to your habitual life style, you should learn how to handle a migraine.

Migraine Definition & Symptoms

Migraine is a condition featuring periodical headaches of different intensity: from moderate to severe. As a rule, the headache of throbbing character lasts 272 hours and is felt in either left or right part of the head. People having this health disorder are substantially limited in performing their daily routine.


Viagra for Treatment of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

27 December of 2017

LUTS, BPH, BOOImpotence in men is often combined with urological diseases. This is due to the fact that erectile and urinary problems mostly begin to occur at about the same time, namely after 40. Fortunately, some drugs for ED treatment like Viagra can also help in case of urinary symptoms. These drugs are inhibitors of PDE5. Keep reading to know more.

How do PDE5 Inhibitors Influence Lower Urinary Tract?

Some disorders of human urinary tract may be treated by influencing the smooth musculature of urethra, prostate, and urinary bladder.

These disorders include:

  1. urinary stones;

  2. urinary tract problems associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia (or BPH, formerly known as adenoma);

  3. detrusor hyperactivity.


Viagra and Heart Diseases – What Does the Science Say in 2017?

18 December of 2017

It is a well-known fact that Viagra was originally created for treating heart diseases. But something went wrong (in a good sense). It turned out that the drug was more efficient for the treatment of erectile problems. However, independent researchers did not stop investigating the possibility of using this medication for initial purposes. Below we will tell you what the science says about Viagra and heart diseases.

Some Historical Facts

In 1989, chemists of the pharmaceutical company Pfizer synthesized the active substance called UK-92480 in the laboratory of the English city of Sandwich. The main mechanism of action of this substance was that it inhibited the activity of PDE5 enzyme, which led to better vasodilation. At first they thought that the new drug would be useful for the treatment of angina and other heart diseases associated with weakening of blood circulation. In 1991, they secured a patent in which the drug was named sildenafil and had to be used as a heart medication. However, two scientists – Peter Ellis and Nickolas Terret – noted that PDE type 5 inhibitors might be effective in erectile dysfunction.


Who Needs Sildenafil-Based Drugs

13 December of 2017

Sildenafil-containing drugs are very popular today. The "blue pill" and its generics have brought many happy moments to millions of men who previously had no way out of their sexual problems.

Who is he, the average user of Viagra (sildenafil).

Prevalence of ED in Different Age Groups 

click to viewLove knows no age. Unfortunately, the same can be said about erectile dysfunction. This unpleasant disease can affect a man of any age. On the infographics on the right, you can see statistics on the prevalence of erectile dysfunction among men of different age groups and total number of sufferers worldwide.

According to statistics, the number of men suffering from erectile dysfunction is gradually increasing. This is partly due to the increase in the number of people in the world, but this is also affected by environmental factors, unhealthy lifestyle, and sedentary work.

Of course, you should try to prevent the occurrence of a problem, because it is well-known that prevention is better than cure. But if ED has developed, powerful drugs from the PDE5 inhibitor group* can help in the vast majority of cases.



Can Viagra be Taken by Transgenders

08 December of 2017

Probably every adult person has heard about Viagra. It is a powerful drug for fighting erectile dysfunction, which is used by millions of men.

  • But can it be used by transgender people?
  • What are the consequences of its use and how do genitals react to it?

Read on to know more.


Hearing Loss Side Effects of “VIAGRA”

07 December of 2017

A good rule of thumb is that there are no absolutely harmless drugs. And even those ones that are marketed as safe to health can have numerous health effects. Viagra is no exception. Its principal ingredient – sildenafil – can cause some quite unexpected by-effects. Maybe one of the most unusual adverse events associated with sildenafil intake is hearing loss. This loss can be complete (long-term) or temporary (short-term).

If you are scared, don’t be: this by-effect is exceptionally rare. And still, one needs to beware of all possible case scenarios when taking sildenafil-containing meds.

What You Need to Know about Sildenafil

To most consumers sildenafil is commonly known as Generic Viagra, the much-hyped impotence drug. Its principle of action is based on its selective vasodilating effect. When getting into the bloodstream, it suppresses production of phosphodiesterase type 5 (more about pde5i you can read here), which prevents muscles in the blood vessels from physiologic relaxation that is normally a result of sexual stimulation. Briefly speaking, sildenafil enhances flood inflow to a penis by a temporary widening of vessels and improving circulation. It is typically prescribed to men suffering erectile dysfunction of different degree of severity.


Factors Contributing to Viagra Popularity

06 November of 2017

Problems in the intimate sphere have a huge psychological pressure on men. They lead to the great depression and supress one’s self-esteem.

ED Research

According to a new study by American scientists, medicines for erectile dysfunction improve relations between partners, as well as bring back their self-confidence.

Experts highlight that men diagnosed with erectile dysfunction who take pills like Viagra, according to the normalization of relations with a partner, and improving self-esteem compared to patients who were not taking any medication.

In attended by 93 patients who took the drug for 10 weeks, and 94 men with no problems in the intimate sphere as a control group. You should know: why taking Viagra for Fun is a no Good Idea

macho canadian menTheir results were published in Journal of Sexual Medicine. This is the first study that shows that the treatment of impotence with the help of Viagra and its analogues help men to compare with other parameters such as satisfaction with sex life, self-confidence, self-esteem and overall relationship satisfaction.

Intimate life is the most important component of physical and mental health of any person. Terrible diagnosis “erectile dysfunction” can be a real nightmare for any man, even if it does not mean a complete loss of male power and the ability to achieve orgasm.

Sad but true, even the young men now suffer from problems with potency. And the blame for this is often the pace of the modern life, and to certain extent – the highly propagated image of a macho that can have as intensive a sexual life as it is possible. (more…)

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

27 September of 2017

What is It and How to Treat It?

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) affects hundreds of thousands of people every year. In the USA, it is the 3rd prevailing cause of death. The WHO estimates that the world situation with COPD tends to be similar to that in the USA. Below you will find the most important information about COPD.

Definition and Causes of the Disease

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is an independent disease that manifests itself by difficulties with breathing caused by the limited ingress of air through the respiratory system. This condition occurs because of the lung tissue inflammation. In many countries, COPD term includes 2 main diseases – emphysema (damaging of alveoli) and chronic bronchitis (inflammatory processes in the bronchi). So it is the umbrella term including progressive diseases of the lungs. The condition is not contagious, that is it cannot be transferred from one individual to another.


Interactions between Viagra and Estrogen in Treating Heart Failure?

28 July of 2017

We all know that Viagra is a drug created to eliminate the symptoms of impotence in men. But sildenafil (the main component of Viagra) can also be used to treat other diseases. That is, it can be used by women. Our article is devoted to the possible interactions of sildenafil and estrogen, which is contained in female drugs Estrace & Estrace Vaginal Cream.

Sildenafil as a Remedy for Patients with Heart Failure & PAH

Sildenafil citrate is a potent pharmaceutical agent that was originally developed to treat certain heart diseases. However, scientists found that the effect of the substance on the erection was higher. Therefore, they continued research in a new way, which resulted in the well-known blue pill. Now Viagra has a lot of competitors in the field of erectile dysfunction treatment. Therefore, developers and scientists are investigating old forgotten and new effects of sildenafil. For example, according to the study by Blum A. (2009), the substance improves the working capacity and quality of life of individuals suffering from heart failure.