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Viagra could one day treat heart disease

Viagra type drugs (phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitors) were initially developed as a form of treatment for heart disease, in particular for angina or chest pain caused by reduced flow to the heart and hypertension.

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Exercise can help treat erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction can be defined as the inability to achieve or maintain a penile erection long enough and of sufficient quality to have satisfactory sexual intercourse.

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The ultimate hair loss guide

The general medical term for hair loss is alopecia.  Hair grows everywhere on the body with the exception of the soles of the feet and the palms of the hands, eyelids and belly button, it is just that many of the hairs are so fine that they are ...

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Alopecia areata

This is an autoimmune condition and can present with a wide degree of severity from appearing as one hair loss patch on the scalp to hair loss over the entire body.  The term ‘autoimmune’ describes a situation where the body’s ...

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Psychological conditions and their effects on sexual performance

As a general rule we think of sexual performance in men as being their ability to achieve and maintain an erection long enough to take part in satisfactory sexual intercourse.

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Thyroid problems and hair loss

Losing your hair is never a pleasant experience and there are a number of reasons why this could be happening. Thyroid problems are one possible cause for hair loss and getting the appropriate treatment can help to regain the hair lost during this ti...

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Should you get a vasectomy?

Vasectomy is considered to be the most effective method of male sterilisation.  It involves the removal of a small section of the vas deferens (the tube along which the sperm travel from the testes to the urethra and then out into the vagina). A...

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10 myths about erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a very common problem but is still largely a taboo subject amongst men who feel that if they cannot achieve an erection, they are in some way less of a man and so are not forthcoming when it comes to looking for help or t...

Erectile Dysfunction