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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


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Do nitrates in food react with cialis?

Do nitrates in food react with cialis?

No: Only prescription nitrates are contraindicated with cialis. ...Read more

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Will any of the ingredients in rainbow light mens one food based multivitamin have an affect on the effectiveness of cialis?

Will any of the ingredients in rainbow light mens one food based multivitamin have an affect on the effectiveness of cialis?

May improve effects: None of the ingredients in this multivitamin are known to interact with cialis. However, vit c, e, many b vitamins and zinc can improve male sexual function so you may have greater benefits from Cialis by taking these vitamins. See http://health. Howstuffworks. Com/wellness/men/health-tips/5-vitamins-for-mens-sexual-health. Htm. ...Read more

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Whenever I took 20mg Cialis, even with food, there was always a back flow of gas from stomach and hiccup after meals for the first 2 days. How to fix?

Whenever I took 20mg Cialis, even with food, there was always a back flow of gas from stomach and hiccup after meals for the first 2 days. How to fix?

Try other meds: There are 4 meds for ED. You should ask your doctor if Stendra is appropriate for you. It has fewer side effects. Also, Staxyn, which is a form of Levitra (vardenafil) that is a lozenge may not cause that symptom. ...Read more

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Will Cialis be ineffective after taking for a while?

Will Cialis be ineffective after taking for a while?

Depends: If you have a progressive condition that is worsening your erectile dysfunction the Cialis can become ineffective. An example can be uncontrolled hypertension or diabetes. ...Read more

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Hi dr I have been taking Cialis 20mg for more than 5 occasions, but it did not work at all! Why? I do not know what is happening!

Hi dr I have been taking Cialis 20mg for more than 5 occasions, but it did not work at all! Why? I do not know what is happening!

Many things: There can be a number of reasons for this aside from psychological causes. Prostate issues, diabetes, hypertension and many drugs used to treat these conditions can cause this problem. Check it out with your physician. ...Read more

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I used 20 mg cialis and it did not do very much. I took it 2 hours prior to intimacy. I am contemplating taking 40 mg, but wondered about whether th?

I used 20 mg cialis and it did not do very much. I took it 2 hours prior to intimacy. I am contemplating taking 40 mg, but wondered about whether th?

Drug Dosage: Cialis 20 mg is the max dosage. Taking more will not give you a better erection. It can cause dangerous side effects.
Cialis is not for everyone. Ask you doctor if other treatments maybe better for you. ...Read more

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Can you take Cialis while taking simvastatin?

Can you take Cialis while taking simvastatin?

Yes: No contraindications. Cialis and similar drugs should not be taken with other nitrates or Nitroglycerin or Alpha adrenergic agents. ...Read more

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Taking fentanyl patch and Cialis together, is this okay?

Taking fentanyl patch and Cialis together, is this okay?

If taking each: Individually is okay then the combination would also be okay. ...Read more

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Is Cialis safe?

Is Cialis safe?

Generally yes: Very popular medication; very effective in many people with erectile dysfunction. Cannot be used with any form of cardiac nitrate. Can cause headache, nasal congestion, muscle pain. ...Read more

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How to use cialis?

Cialis: It is usually taken about one hour prior to sexual activity. ...Read more

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What is daily Cialis like?

What is daily Cialis like?

CIALIS: It has recently been approved in the U.S. For prostate related voiding problems or bph. It often does not work as well for erections than the as needed dose if there is a long standing or diabetes/hypertenion realted e.D. ...Read more

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Ok to mix Cialis and lavitra?

Ok to mix Cialis and lavitra?

No can be dangerous: Both of these drugs are used for erectile dysfunction and belong to drug class as pde5 inhibiter and can be very dangerous to use them together as it can make you really sick with sudden fall of blood pressure and other side effects. ...Read more

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Can a 28 year old take cialis?

Cialis: Yes. The side effects include headache, stomach discomfort, visual disturbances. More importantly, if you are truly having erectile disjunction, you may want to see an urologist. ...Read more

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Will I always need daily cialis.

Will I always need daily cialis.

It depends: U have to be evaluated by a urologist to make sure that the blood supply is adequate, but if it is not, what is the cause it is not adequate. Do you have diabetes, elevated bp, do you smoke, what is your lipid profile, are your peripheral leg pulses present, what happens in your carotid arteries, etc. Etc. So many things to clarify... ...Read more

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What drugs are similar to cialis?

What drugs are similar to cialis?

PDE-5 inhibitors: Cialis is brand name for tadalafil, which is a PDE-5 inhibitor. Other options within this chemical class are Viagra (sildenafil), Levitra & Staxyn (both brands of vardenafil) and Stendra (avanafil). Other options for erectile dysfunction include alprostadil (Muse, Edex & Caverject) and Yocon (yohimbine). Last is derived from yohimbe bark which is available w/o 3rd party safety oversight. ...Read more

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Can Cialis be used for long term?

Can Cialis be used for long term?

Yes: Yes Cialis has said it may be good for older men with prostate enlargement using 2.5 or 5 mg. So far in my practice, most men who take it for like that say it helps very little. How about ED? That also varies since men who need help at 50 or plus years are not having sex on a daily basis, (more like weekly or so). This means the Med may have been wasted. Take 20 mg 1 - 2 hrs before sex. ...Read more

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Will Cialis do anything for a woman?

Will Cialis do anything for a woman?

Yes, controversial: Cialis, viagra (sildenafil) group of drugs will help men with erectile dysfunction, by increasing the blood flow, loss of libido in woman, lack of blood flow is not the issue, involves more complex mechanisms, although its use found to be beneficial in some woman, so needs further investigation for general uses. ...Read more

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Will 20mg Cialis work if 10mg didn't?

Will 20mg Cialis work if 10mg didn't?

ED Treatment: Failing a lower dose of a medication aimed at treating ed doesn't mean you couldn't benefit from the higher dose. In fact, failing one of the three current medications (viagra, Levitra (vardenafil) and cialis) does not mean you will fail all of them. Some folks respond better to some drugs than others.
Be aware that side effects can become more likely with higher doses. For Cialis these are well tolerated. ...Read more

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Cialis dosnt work what is the cause?

Erectile Dysfunction: Without any medical or personal history from you this question is impossible to answer. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: cialis?

Please describe the medication: cialis?

Cialis: Cialis is a medication used to treat erectile dysfunction. It is a phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitor (pde5) in the same family as viagra and levitra (vardenafil). It is different from these other medications in that it lasts in the system for a longer period of time (17 hours instead of 4 hours). All of these medications are typically safe but can be very dangerous for patients that take nitrates. ...Read more

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Can Cialis stay in your system 48 hours?

Yes: Yes. The 20mg dose could be effective for up to 72 hours. ...Read more

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What would happen if I took Cialis soft?

What would happen if I took Cialis soft?

Cialis: If you were taking Cialis while you were hard, you would not need cialis....You need to rewrite this question. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take argentine akg and cialis?

Is it ok to take argentine akg and cialis?

No: Arginine is a substrate for nitric oxide and together with cialis may increase your risk of priapism or prolonged erection. Priapism may lead to permanent impotence. ...Read more

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Can I take Cialis 20mg evry day for one week?

Can I take Cialis 20mg evry day for one week?

Cialis: Yes, you can take up to 20 mg of Cialis per day. The bigger question is why? Cialis has a very long half life which means it shouldn't be necessary to take the max dose that often for most men with ed. Then there is the cost factor (>$30/pill in the usa). If you are having that poor a response from oral meds, you may want to discuss other treatment options with a urologist. ...Read more

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Cialis (Definition)

This is a prescription drug for erectile dysfunction which has a longer period of activity than ...Read more