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erectile dysfunction

Men's Health
June 17, 2019

Erectile dysfunction medication: the good, the bad, the dangerous

Erectile dysfunction medication isn’t for everyone. Should you be taking it?
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Men's Health
April 8, 2019

Why you should wake up with an erection

A nocturnal penile tumescence (spontaneous erection) happens to men of all ages, even babies, but it has nothing to do with sexual stimulation. In fact, having a morning erection could actually help you assess your health.
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Men's Health
October 22, 2018

9 things you didn’t know about your penis

Keeping your manhood healthy and clean should be priorities for most men. But, how well do you know all the ins and outs of your package? You may think you’re an expert, but did you know: 1. The penis is twice as long as you think There’s more to the size of your penis. The erectile tissue that forms the penis extends right into your body. So, what you see is the external part, and the other half is hidden inside your pelvic region. 2. The first erection Well, your first erection happened when you were a baby! It’s common…
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Men's Health
March 7, 2018

Can Botox treat erectile dysfunction?

Botox has become synonymous with turning back the age clock. This cosmetic procedure fills in wrinkled lines to give you a fresh face all over again. Botox is a bacterial toxin called botulinum. It works by blocking the nerve impulses that cause muscles to contract. No facial movement = no wrinkles. It’s used for both cosmetic and medical uses. It’s a purified polypeptide that has the ability to relax the muscle that has been injected. Apart from this, Botox is currently also the most effective non-surgical treatment for excessive sweating under the arms, hands, and feet. It’s also said to…
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Men's Health
February 27, 2018

What’s happening to my penis?

Your penis changes as you age. Ageing doesn’t just bring on wrinkles, grey hair and new and uncomfortable aches and pains. Nope, unfortunately, there’s hair loss, saggy skin – and yes, those wrinkles can start to form in places that you didn’t even know could wrinkle. As you age, so too does your penis. Each change is controlled by testosterone levels in your body. Testosterone is the male sex hormone. Your levels of testosterone start to go down as you hit the age of 40, and this affects semen volume and sperm quality. Your penis can affect your sexuality as…
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Hormones
January 5, 2018

Oestrogen: a hormone for women and men

What separates the girls from the boys? From a physical perspective, it all boils down to hormones. The glands all over your body secrete substances which have an effect on how your organ system behaves; either in a positive or negative way. Although oestrogen is a female hormone, a man’s body also makes oestrogen; but at a lower level. Oestrogen is a group of sex hormones that help with the development and maintenance of female characteristics in the human body. So, your hormones act like messengers, that tell specific tissues in your body to behave a certain way. Amazing, right?…
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Men's Health
September 28, 2017

The top killers and cures in men

For much of your 20s you partied like there was no tomorrow. But now, as you get older, you realise the need to take care of your health just a little bit better. Men’s health issues are on the increase. Sadly, though, there still seems to be a stigma around confronting these issues. Men tend to be less open about their health issues. When they struggle, it often becomes a case of: “out of sight, out of mind.” In the spirit of Movember, we look at three common illnesses men face, and how you can do your best to prevent…
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Men's Health
June 23, 2017

Men, boost your sexual performance

There’s a solution for nearly everything these days, not least of which aimed at improving your sex life. Viagra made quite a splash when it debuted years ago, and since then, many more have flooded the market. Here's a run-down of your medically approved passion-powering options. Performance enhancer These drugs act as an enhancer for normal or abnormal erectile function. They increase sexual desire and arousal. With the growing interest and market, they’re used to remedy erectile dysfunction. They increase sexual performance, prevent early ejaculation and the overall quality of sex. Sexual enhancers are known to be effective and can…
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Men's Health
January 6, 2016

Men: Don’t ignore these 5 symptoms!

Joanne Hart for HelloDoctor.com If you’re a man, chances are that you use a simple three-level medical system: broken bones or massive wounds mean a trip to the hospital, blood in your urine will get you to the GP, and for the rest: it’ll just go away. For the most part, this isn’t a bad system, but there are some common symptoms which could indicate something more serious. And if these come up again and again, visit your doctor to make sure there’s no underlying issue. (more…)
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