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Does GNC mega men vitamins cause erectile dysfunction?

Does GNC mega men vitamins cause erectile dysfunction?

I dought it!: There should be nothing's in a vitamin that would cause the problem. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Lin
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Inability To Attain An Erection (Definition)

Inability to attain en erection denotes a lack of physiological energy and ability to timely fill penile corporeal tissue with blood for its high-pressure circulation. To discovery when and how to treat such, go to http://formefirst.com/ED-Rx-options.html & other articles in the category of Sex life, ED. Besides, the info in Basics of Self-Care could be ...Read more


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What is the best over-the-counter vitamin for erectile dysfunction?

What is the best over-the-counter vitamin for erectile dysfunction?

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

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Are there any herbs, vitamins or supplements that help with erectile dysfunction?

Are there any herbs, vitamins or supplements that help with erectile dysfunction?

I am not: Aware of any herbs or supplements or vitamins that can help in ED. Most important thing is that you get tested to exclude any treatable medical condition, such as diabetes, that might be the underlying cause. ...Read more

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Does vitamin deficiency correlate to erectile dysfunction?

Does vitamin deficiency correlate to erectile dysfunction?

Erectile dysfunction: Despite the numerous advertisements to suggest deficiencies in certain nutrients or vitamins will [or can] result in erectile dysfunction, none have been shown to be clinically evident. ...Read more

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How's vitamin D deficiency causes with erectile dysfunction? Is it related to endothelium damage?

How's vitamin D deficiency causes with erectile dysfunction? Is it related to endothelium damage?

Endothelial damage: Endothelial damage to blood vessels usally has multiple causes. Research indicates that the damage occurs when endothelial cells are in an "inflammatory" state, yet this state is not due to vitamin or anti-oxidant deficiencies alone. Other metabolic factors such as LDL levels and LDL subtypes, diabetes, mechanical sheer stress from elevated blood pressure and genetic factors all play a role. ...Read more

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Hi. Age 35 male. Vitamin D3 = 10, Testosterone = 153, Uric acid = 10.1 — Erectile dysfunction as well. Are they interlinked? Can there be 1 root cause

Hi. Age 35 male. Vitamin D3 = 10, Testosterone = 153, Uric acid = 10.1 — Erectile dysfunction as well. Are they interlinked? Can there be 1 root cause

No one root cause: Hi. No one root cause. Your low testosterone needs to be worked up, but it's very likely related to your ED. The low vitamin D (probably 25(OH)vitamin D, NOT vit. D3) is due to lack of sun exposure and poor dietary supplementation; take vit. D3 supplements. Your uric acid elevation could be insulin resistance/type 2 diabetes or gout. No one root cause for all of those. You doc will help. Good luck ...Read more

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What are the best vitamins for impotence for old man?

What are the best vitamins for impotence for old man?

Vitamins aren't soln: Regardless of age, vitamins are not the solution to impotence or erectile dysfunction. Address any stress/worry/relationship issues first. Get rid of bad lifestyle choices like smoking, excess alcohol & illicit drugs. Then go see your family physician to optimize your health, eg diabetes, high cholesterol, low testosterone, etc. At that point, consider medications if ed is still problematic. ...Read more

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Does vitamin E deficiency cause impotence in males?

Does vitamin E deficiency cause impotence in males?

No: No link between vitamin E deficiency & erectile dysfunction in human males, just male rats. Check out http://www.Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/22280834. ...Read more

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Does vitamin E deficiency really cause impotence in males?

No: No link between vitamin E deficiency & erectile dysfunction in human males, just male rats. Check out http://www.Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/22280834. ...Read more

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Early 20s and erectile dysfunction, what to do?

Early 20s and erectile dysfunction, what to do?

Find cause first: Early 20s or 49yo as in your descriptor? If erectile dysfunction in young men, most likely not related to physical health but rather stress ; anxiety over performance begetting ed. Of course, you need to be happy w/your partner, not distracted by work/school/family/bills etc. Tobacco, alcohol ; other recreational substances plus poor health eg diabetes, high blood pressure etc don't help either. ...Read more

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What can I do for erectile dysfunction?

What can I do for erectile dysfunction?

ED: If you are relatively healthy and not taking nitrates for chest pain, I would remcommend pd5 inhibitors such as viagra, cialis, or levitra (vardenafil). ...Read more

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How can I cure my erectile dysfunction?

See your doctor: There are many causes for ED but at a young age of 29, one must consider psychological factors as well. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get erectile dysfunction?

Is it normal to get erectile dysfunction?

Yes: Erectile dysfunction is a normal process of aging. The incidence begins to rise when a man enter his 30s and 40s. The degree of severity that a patient experiencses is variable. The severity depends on the overall health of the patient, medications taken, exercising, other comorbidites such as diabetes and hypertension. ...Read more

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How common is erectile dysfunction in us?

How common is erectile dysfunction in us?

Extremely so: Paralleling the great public health crisis of the 21st century--obesity--is a substantial increase in the prevalence of ed, correlating with diabetes, high blood pressure and its treatment, elevated cholesterol, cardiovascular disease, etc. ...Read more

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Erectile dysfunction problem, what to do?

Erectile dysfunction: First relax. Anxiety, increasing your adrenaline with stress will not help. Talk to your doctor, and at 45yrs of age, we can run some labwork to check for your testosterone level and other hormones. We might even give you a trial of viagra (sildenafil) or Cialis to see if you respond. Most of the time that's enough to correct the situation if it hasn't corrected itself. That's the least invasive approach. ...Read more

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Can you please define erectile dysfunction?

Can you please define erectile dysfunction?

Unable to get hard: Ed is sexual dysfunction characterized by the inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis during sexual performance. You need evaluation and if you are of afvanced age, I would have your pcp check your heart. ...Read more

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Erectile dysfunction for more than 3 years?

Erectile dysfunction for more than 3 years?

ED: See internist or family doctor. Endocrinologist and urologist are also good choices. ...Read more

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How to help my husband erectile dysfunction?

Find cause: Communication is the key in any marriage. If he does not get strong erections at any time (not just when you are together), look for an organic cause. Hemochromatosis and prolactinoma are two common causes that get missed by general physicians. If he's having trouble mostly when you're together, vary what you do and be open to all kinds of exploring. Your physician can help. ...Read more

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At what age does erectile dysfunction occur?

E.d.: It can occur at any age. The definition is very vague. Many medical problems can increase the risk but there are plenty of fit 80 y/o's w/o e.D. ...Read more

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How to remove erectile dysfunction naturally?

Better Fitness: Exercise
lose weight
proper nutrition
remove gmo foods from diet
avoid alcohol
drinks plenty of water daily

**see your pcp if the above does not help in 6 months. ...Read more

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What to do if I have got erectile dysfunction?

Go see your doctor: But before you go see your doc, check yourself out. How's your stress level? Work? Money? Relationship? If you don't get along w/your significant other, it's difficult to get excited. Do you smoke? Drink to excess? Do you exercise? What do you eat? Waist size (are your overweight or obese)? Taking any meds? Diabetes? Heart disease? High blood pressure or cholesterol? Depression? Now go see ur doc! ...Read more

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Where can I find calis for erectile dysfunction?

Where can I find calis for erectile dysfunction?

Pharmacy: See your physician for examination and possible prescription if you are a candidate. Would not recommend internet/other country sources as these medications are known to contain other ingredients that you would not want to put into your body! ...Read more

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How to deal with erectile dysfunction, and why?

How to deal with erectile dysfunction, and why?

Need more data: It seems by your name you are a woman so it is unclear why you are asking the question. There are treatments for men who have problems getting an erection. Consulting with your (his) doctor will be helpful. ...Read more

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I have PE and erectile dysfunction what can I do?

Medical consultation: And evaluation. You are quite young and need a thorough exam, male hormone and thyroid/blood sugar testing. Please clarify if the PE you are referring to is a pulmonary embolism? ...Read more

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What is erectile dysfunction and how do u get it?

Soft erections: Simple translation will be " problem with erections". Most common form is" soft" erections which are due to less blood going into the penis to make it hard. You should know that penis gets hard when the blood vessels in the penis open fully and penis gets filled completely with blood and feels hard. People with Diabetese, smokers, high cholesterol suffer the most. The other type is unsustained ...Read more

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Any opinions on male erectile dysfunction remedies?

Any opinions on male erectile dysfunction remedies?

Worthwhile trying: Try them, they could make you very happy! Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for erectile dysfunction?

One that works for u: Seriously! The Best medicine varies for any given individual. What's best for one isn't always best for someone else. Regarding erectile dysfunction, PDE-5 inhibitors such as Cialis, Levitra, (vardenafil) Staxyn, Stendra & Viagra are easy to take pills that are typically successful, tho expensive. Yohimbe is not as effective. Alprostadil is more invasive, whether a pellet is placed in urethral or a shot is given. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat erectile dysfunction?

What is the best way to treat erectile dysfunction?

1st find cause: Before searching for erectile dysfunction treatments, figure out cause. Stress, in all its varied forms, is common, for instance work, money, bills, family issues, etc. Depression is another common cause. Smoking, too. Plus many medications. Address your concerns w/your family doc. Viagra (sildenafil) is well-known example of PDE-5 inhibitor class that works remarkably well & is easy to take. Unfortunately, $$ ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Lin
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Erectile Dysfunction (Definition)

Any problem when a male cannot get or keep an erection long enough for intercourse. It has many different causes so "erectile dysfunction" is a descriptive term ...Read more


Minerals (Definition)

Your body uses minerals to stay healthy and perform vital functions like bone development. Eating a healthy diet full of variety is the best way to the ...Read more