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Waterbed (Overview)

A water bed is a mattress filled with water.


Waterbed (Overview)

A water bed is a mattress filled with water.


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Is it safe to sleep on a waterbed while pregnant? I'm 21 weeks and someone just told me it's dangerous

Is it safe to sleep on a waterbed while pregnant? I'm 21 weeks and someone just told me it's dangerous

Safe: There is no risk to being pregnant in a water bed. There is no risk to the waviness,position etc to the fetus. Now after birth I would never put a newborn or infant in a water bed I would be concerned about rollovers and risk of airway breathing problems with the baby body and head/neck shifting ...Read more

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Can ED be reversed?

Can ED be reversed?

Maybe: Depends on cause. If you've had a nerve injury, ED can be treated but not reversed. Vascular and ED from low testosterone can often be reversed with medical management and lifestyle changes. ...Read more

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What is the cure of e.D.

What is the cure of e.D.

It depends: Upon the cause. There are many possible mental and physical causes. Things that can help are relaxation, avoidance of toxins such as alcohol/tobacco/anabolics/opiates and certain medications, diet/exercise and weight loss, making sure hormonal levels are normal, etc. Check w/your doctor. At your age, stress and anxiety are most common. ...Read more

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What is physiological ed?

What is physiological ed?

ED Causes: Erectile dysfunction(ed) effects men at varying times, degrees and ages.Many diseases can result in ed(diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, blood vessel blockage). Smoking worsens these problems. These are physiologic causes. Thyroid dysfunction, low testosterone and liver problems are rarer causes. Testing, including cardiac where needed, can determine why. ...Read more

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Yohimby pros and Cons for ED?

Yohimby pros and Cons for ED?

More cons than: Pro's. While there is some loose evidence for it's use in erectile dysfunction, it's not great and compared to alternative therapies out there why chance it. It can cause palpitations, arrhythmia's(abnormal heart rhythms), kidney failure, seizures, may make symptoms from an enlarged prostate worse, cause psychosis, increase your blood pressure and other things. Again more con's than pro's. ...Read more

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Ed and ssri - help me?

Ed and ssri - help me?

Depends on "ED": If you are using ed to mean "erectile dysfunction": the ssri's can cause ed as a side-effect in between 5-50% of men - depending on the agent involved; the ed usually resolves when the ssri is stopped; also, there are meds which can be taken to reduce the ed. If you are referring to "eating disorder": ssri's are often used in the treatment of anorexia and bulimia. ...Read more

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Can surgery correct ed?

Can surgery correct ed?

No, but...: Everything we do in life / medicine is just to modify something for working better, but always comes with a price. Any surgical care is considered as the last resort of care after failing to respond to drug, physical therapy, lifestyle change, injection, etc. So, ed-related surgery may be penile implant, penile straightening for peyronie's disease, just like hip/knee replacement for djd... ...Read more

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Is there a cure for ed?

Is there a cure for ed?

Usually yes: First you need to find out why the ed is happening. Stress, anxiety, insomnia, low testosterone, diabetes, hypertension, etc all can contribute. Depending on the cause, your doc can help you fix the problem. Ask for help. If your family doc can't help you, then ask for a referral. ...Read more

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What can I take for ed?

What can I take for ed?

Viagra (sildenafil): Presumably you mean erectile dysfunction. Viagra (sildenafil) & related medications can be prescribed. A long shot is dhea from health food store. Our bodies make this & use it to make testosterone. By supplementing you might be able to induce testosterone. This is safe, but an unproven theory. In biochemistry we have concept of "mass action", and orthomolecular doctors make use of this principle. ...Read more

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What can I take for ed.?

Many things: There are many treatments available for erectile dysfunction. Oral medications (called pde-5 inhibitors) are first line therapy. If those fail (and some men respond to different oral meds so trying others is not a bad idea), the next line of therapies include vacuum erection devices, urethral suppository, injection therapy. Lastly, implantation of penile prosthesis is recommended for some men. ...Read more

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How to cure ED naturally?

How to cure ED naturally?

Depends: The answer depends on the cause. If ed is caused by an anxiety (performance anxiety, etc), than treating the anxiety with relaxation techniques and discussing with your partner can help. If the ed is caused by diabetes effects, long standing hypertension, and vascular issues in your penis, there may be no definitive natural cures, and you may need medications to help you. ...Read more

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What food to eat to cure ED?

What food to eat to cure ED?

There is no one food: While there are many supplements that claim to be able to address erectile dysfunction, I would encourage you to avoid them. You need to figure out what's causing the ED to be able to best treat it. But there are things to avoid like alcohol and nicotine. Otherwise, your best bet is just to live health which means eating health with diet rich in colorful veggies and fruits. ...Read more

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Is ED from smoking reversible?

Is ED from smoking reversible?

Help but ...: Smoking has its far-reaching negative effects onto almost all parts of our body. ED is a process of lifelong making resulting from constant accumulation of aging and lifestyle. You would not see an instant help to ED from quitting smoking, but may help to a degree. Still, remember: Low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence & obsession is the foundation of healthcare and ED... ...Read more

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Does vasoconstriction cause ed?

Does vasoconstriction cause ed?

Here are some ...: Here are something that can really help you to keep your sex going as well and as long as you can be: low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence & obsession, including sex, plus judicious use of medication. But, nothing will last forever. So, go to see a sensible Doc for sensible Rx and counseling. More? To http://formefirst.com/eBlogList.html. ...Read more

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Could Divaloproex 500 mgs cause ED?

Could Divaloproex 500 mgs cause ED?

Side Effects: ED is not in the side effect profile of Divalproex. However Type 2 diabetes causes microvascular and macrovascular (Small and large blood vessel) changes that cause ED. ...Read more

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What should schools teach in sex ed?

What should schools teach in sex ed?

Start with feelings: Any form of physical expression starts with a feeling between the two parties. The feeling should be mutual, so that it becomes instinctive if the form of touching is a hug, a handshake, a kiss on one or both cheeks, or on the lips, or with an open mouth, or touching various parts of the body.....Well it is not my intent to get graphic here-:). ...Read more