It has been known for several years now, that erectile dysfunction (ED) is often a harbinger of serious medical issues for men. But in an August 2012 Mayo Clinic Study it was found that men with ED, aged 40-49, were fifty times more likely to have a heart attack than their peers who had no ED. FIFTY times! That’s incredible! This means that having ED figures more into the risk of heart failure than obesity, smoking, cholesterol and family history! In other words, the younger you are, if you have ED, the greater the need for you to go to your doctor.Continue Reading
Foods that can actually increase your libido
Who doesn’t love a romantic, home cooked dinner featuring some foods that can actually increase your libido? According to Jennifer R Berman MD, the director the Bermans Women’s Wellness Center in Beverly Hills California “there is a growing body of evidence that some of the vitamins and components in food can enhance sexual function and …Continue Reading
Exercise your way to better sexual health.
Sexual dysfunction is often just one indicator of a bigger problem. If you’re struggling with erectile dysfunction, the answer could be as simple as improving your daily routines to include more exercise. Adding more physical activity to your lifestyle will improve the inner lining of your blood vessels, known as the endothelium. This not only …Continue Reading
3 things you wish your partner knew about Erectile Dysfunction.
Erectile dysfunction affects more than 30 million men across the United States, yet it’s still something of a taboo. The problem can be difficult for men to admit to, and even more challenging for them to discuss with their partners. Here are the top three things most sufferers wish that their partners knew about erectile dysfunction.Continue Reading
Know your mortality rate? This will help.
In a recent New York Times health and wellness blog, your fitness age and lifespan was discussed. There is an increasing amount of research coming out on cardiorespiratory fitness assessments and predicting cardiovascular disease risk. Assessing an individual’s peak exercise capacity can also determine their mortality rates. A “Vo2max” or “Maximum Oxygen Consumption” is how you can measure one’s exercise capacity.Continue Reading
10 lifestyle changes that help erectile dysfunction – Part 1
In western medicine, we often look for a simple cure to anything that ails us. We get sick, we take a pill. We have pain, we take a pill. We have ED, we take a pill. The problem is, real health care is often far more entangled and involved than that. Factors that can cause health problems may pose no threat on their own, but when piled up on each other may lead to some frustrating medical issues. The little stresses of life we subject our bodies to, all take their toll, including on our penis and its ability to function. After too much abuse, our body signals that it is giving up the fight. An holistic, lifestyle approach to treating ED can help the recovery and maintenance of a functioning penis.Continue Reading