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Best Vitamin To Take In Curing Erectile Disfunction
Not vitamins but...: Erectile dysfunction can have many causes so no single treatment will work for everyone, but many men have success with a seaweed extract called seanol (sold as fibronol by nutricology), shown in a study to work better than viagra (sildenafil) (!). The Amino Acid l-arginine (2000 mg) can help, as can zinc & various herbs such as ashwagandha, rhodiola, ginseng, gingko, maca and tribulus. ...Read more
Not helpful: Probably safe but definitely not particularly helpful for ED ...Read more
Depends: It'd be nice to know the cause. Some men lack testosterone, whereas others have problems with penis vasculature or nerves that are not working properly. Viagra, Cialis or Levitra (vardenafil) are frequently used empirically, meaning without knowing the cause for sure and all 3 of those appear to be equally effective between themselves. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm aware of natural supplements to treat depression and anxiety, but what OTC natural supplement helps to treat a add?
Red rice yeast: Helps a little.Get a more detailed answer ›
No way to tell : Unfortunately, dietary supplements are regulated as foods (as opposed to drugs). As such, they are not required to undergo the same testing (or prove their claims to be true). Also, since no third party testing of their product is required - the ingredients listed don't even have to match what is in the bottle. Wish I had a better answer ... Good luck! ...Read more
Yes: The best nonprescription treatment for ED is increase physical activity! physical activity improves blood flow, raises testosterone, raises self-esteem--all key ingredients to better erections. Korean ginseng, l-arginine, maca are all natural substances that have been studied and may be effective in improving erections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vitamin D: The only medicine that cures deficiency of vitamin d is vitamin d! take d3, about 5000 units/day but spending time in the sun helps you make your own d. Vit d is essential for absorbing calcium, so adequate d should help you absorb calcium from your diet- leafy greens are a good source. It is also wise to take some vit a & vit k, which work in conjunction with vit d. ...Read more
Many good options: Supplements alone seldom cure anxiety but often help. There is no single "best." most americans are deficient in magnesium & this often causes anxiety- try at least 400 mg of magnesium taurate or glycinate. Many with anxiety are among the 30% who can't convert Folic Acid to its active form, so try l-5-mthf. Other b vits often help, esp. Niacinamide. Some are helped by fish oil, esp. Dha. See comment:. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Safe, useless: You are a grown man now, Tony. These are placebos. If you are having premature ejaculation, your physician can help. If you are not getting good erections with your favorite partner / pictures / ideas, you need a medical check. If things are basically working, the key is building the relationship and your skills with your whole body ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, many: There are various herbal supplements which are said to improve the duration and the quality of the erection; and there are many manufacturers of potency-inducing products, each with its own glossy photos of erect penises and testimonials of the men who now swear by the products. Do they work? Unless you see double-blind, placebo controlled trials (which is unlikely), there is no proof of efficacy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Due to the high cost of viagra (sildenafil) is there anything over-the-counter that is safe to take. For erectile dysfunction that will work the same.
One that works 4 you: In add'n to oral agents mentioned by dr. Zeidman, staxyn is a different fda-approved brand & formulation of the same active ingredient in levitra (vardenafil). Stendra recently received fda approval within the last month and is in the same family as all the others. Muse is also a pill but rather than swallow it, you place it in your urethra (pee hole) to get medicine directly to penis. All are safe w/beta bloc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Consult: consult with your doctor first, someone who knows your whole healthy history. Some multivitamins contain folic acid which is not the best form to take in those with reduced enzymes that metabolize folic acid. Excess folic acid= from supplements can predispose to colon cancer. Supplements may not be as harmless as you think. COnsult with your health care professional first. Good health to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Erectile Dysfunction: First you need to discover why this is happening before being prescribed a medication to treat the problem. Please get to a good men's health expert. ...Read more
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