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Herbal Viagra - L-Arginine Supplements

This page contains links to eMedTV Erectile Dysfunction Articles containing information on subjects from Herbal Viagra to L-Arginine Supplements. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Herbal Viagra
    Some herbal remedies for erectile dysfunction (ED) claim to be "herbal Viagra." But as this eMedTV page explains, no supplements or herbs have proven effective at treating ED. This page also lists considerations for people considering herbal supplements.
  • Horney Goat Weed
    Horny goat weed is a dietary supplement often used for the treatment of sexual problems. This eMedTV page explores the effects of this product and lists some of its potential side effects. Horney goat weed is a common misspelling of horny goat weed.
  • Horney Goat Weed
    Horny goat weed is an herbal supplement often claimed to be useful for treating sexual problems. This eMedTV segment explains how it may work and explores the effectiveness of this product. Horney goat weed is a common misspelling of horny goat weed.
  • Horney Goatweed
    Horny goat weed is a supplement that is often used to treat sexual problems. This eMedTV article explains what you should discuss with your doctor before trying this product. Horney goatweed is a common misspelling of horny goat weed.
  • Hornny Goat Weed
    Horny goat weed is a supplement most commonly used to enhance sexual function. This eMedTV page lists potential side effects of horny goat weed and explores the effectiveness of the product. Hornny goat weed is a common misspelling of horny goat weed.
  • Horny Goat Weed
    Horny goat weed is a plant found in some herbal supplements that are used to treat sexual problems. This eMedTV resource describes how it works, explores the effectiveness of this product, and lists its potential side effects.
  • Horny Goat Weed and Breastfeeding
    It is generally recommended that breastfeeding women avoid using horny goat weed (Epimedium). This eMedTV article offers more information on horny goat weed and breastfeeding, and explains how the product could affect breast milk supply.
  • Horny Goat Weed and Pregnancy
    At this time, it is not known whether horny goat weed (Epimedium) is safe for pregnant women. This eMedTV resource includes more information on horny goat weed and pregnancy, and offers general warnings on using "natural" products during pregnancy.
  • Horny Goat Weed and Warfarin
    Theoretically, medications that "thin" the blood may interact with horny goat weed (Epimedium). As this eMedTV resource explains, there is a theoretical drug interaction between horny goat weed and warfarin (an anticoagulant medication).
  • Horny Goat Weed Cautions
    You should talk to your healthcare provider before taking horny goat weed if you have a blood disorder. This eMedTV article contains other important horny goat weed cautions and explains what else you should tell your doctor before using this product.
  • Horny Goat Weed Dosage
    There is currently no standard recommended horny goat weed dosage. As this article from the eMedTV Web site explains, there is not enough quality information available to recommend a safe and effective dose at this time.
  • Horny Goat Weed Drug Interactions
    If high blood pressure medications are taken together with horny goat weed, drug interactions could occur. This eMedTV segment explains what other drugs may interact with this supplement and describes the potential effects of these interactions.
  • Horny Goat Weed Effects
    Horny goat weed is often claimed to be beneficial for the treatment of sexual problems (such as impotence). This eMedTV segment describes the effects of horny goat weed in more detail and explores how the supplement may work for various conditions.
  • Horny Goat Weed Overdose
    It is not known what to expect from an overdose of horny goat weed (Epimedium). As this page on the eMedTV site explains, it is possible that an overdose may increase the risk of bleeding (including dangerous internal bleeding).
  • Horny Goat Weed Research
    One study suggests that horny goat weed may be effective for preventing bone loss in postmenopausal women. This eMedTV segment covers horny goat weed research in more detail and discusses other possible uses for this supplement.
  • Horny Goat Weed Side Effects
    Potential horny goat weed side effects include thirst, vomiting, and dizziness. As this eMedTV page explains, however, there may be serious side effects that have not been discovered yet (since this product's safety has not been closely studied).
  • Horny Goat Weed Supplement Information
    This eMedTV resource offers some basic information on horny goat weed, an herbal supplement that is claimed to enhance sexual function. This article looks at some of the warnings associated with this product and includes a link to more information.
  • Hornygoatweed
    Horny goat weed is an herbal supplement commonly used for sexual enhancement. This eMedTV resource explores how horny goat weed may work and discusses the product's effectiveness. Hornygoatweed is a common misspelling of horny goat weed.
  • Hory Goat Weed
    Horny goat weed is an herbal supplement most commonly used to enhance sexual function. This eMedTV Web page explores the effects of this supplement and offers general warnings for the product. Hory goat weed is a common misspelling of horny goat weed.
  • How Can My ED Be Treated?
    Most doctors suggest that treatment proceed from the least invasive to the most invasive. For example, some men can regain their sexual function by lifestyle changes alone, such as quitting smoking, losing weight, and increasing physical activity. A number of medications, such as Viagra, Levitra, Staxyn, or Cialis, are also available and may be an appropriate choice in certain cases. Therapy, vacuum devices, and, in rare cases, surgery may also be considered.
  • How Does Cialis Work?
    How does Cialis work? Cialis works by blocking PDE5, the chemical responsible for reversing an erection. This eMedTV Web page provides information on how Cialis works, how long it takes to start working, and how long the medication typically lasts.
  • How Does Levitra Work?
    How does Levitra work? Levitra works by blocking PDE5, the chemical responsible for reversing an erection. This eMedTV article provides information on how Levitra works, how long it typically lasts, and how long it takes to start working.
  • How Does Viagra Work?
    Viagra works by blocking PDE5, the chemical responsible for reversing an erection. This eMedTV Web page provides detailed information on how Viagra works, how long it takes to start working, and how long the effects typically last.
  • How Is ED Diagnosed?
    A diagnosis of ED is made after men have a repeated inability to achieve and/or maintain an erection for satisfactory sexual performance for at least three months. A physical examination can help determine the cause of a man's ED and rule out things like problems with the nervous system. Monitoring erections during sleep can rule out certain psychological causes. A number of laboratory tests, such as blood counts, a urinalysis, and measuring testosterone levels, can also be useful in making an ED diagnosis.
  • How Long Does Cialis Last?
    How long does Cialis last? Generally, Cialis lasts about 36 hours. This portion of the eMedTV library lists factors that can affect how long Cialis stays in the body, including severe kidney disease or liver disease, as well as certain medications.
  • How Long Does Levitra Last?
    If you are starting treatment with Levitra, you may be wondering, "How long does it last?" As this eMedTV page explains, the ED medication usually lasts about four hours. This article also lists factors that can increase or decrease how long it lasts.
  • How Long Does Viagra Last?
    How long does Viagra last? In most people, Viagra lasts for about four hours. This eMedTV page lists factors that can increase how long Viagra lasts (such as certain other drugs) or decrease how long it lasts (such as taking it with a high-fat meal).
  • Is Cialis Better than Viagra (and Vice Versa)?
    As this eMedTV page explains, comparing ED drugs can be difficult, leading many people to wonder if Cialis is better than Viagra (and vice versa). This segment lists the similarities and differences between the two and provides a link to more details.
  • Is DHEA Safe?
    Many people may question, "Is DHEA safe?" This eMedTV page discusses specific DHEA safety issues, including potential side effects or complications that may occur with the supplement and information on who may not be able to safely use this product.
  • Is Enzyte Safe?
    Many people may question, "Is Enzyte safe?" because the supplement is not FDA-approved. This eMedTV resource explores the safety of Enzyte. Warnings and precautions on what side effects or complications may occur are also listed in this article.
  • Is Generic Cialis Safe?
    Although you may find "generic Cialis" on the Internet, these products are not safe. This selection from the eMedTV archives explains why, briefly discusses when a safe generic Cialis may be available, and links to more information on this topic.
  • Is Generic Levitra Safe?
    It is important to understand that any product claiming to be "generic Levitra" is not safe. This page of the eMedTV archives explains why, advises continuing standard ED treatment as your doctor recommends, and links to more information on Levitra.
  • Is Generic Viagra Safe?
    This eMedTV page explains that just because a company claims to sell "generic Viagra," it does not mean these drugs are safe. This article discusses why these products may be dangerous and briefly talks about when a safe generic Viagra may be available.
  • Is Horny Goat Weed Legitimate?
    Many people wonder if horny goat weed is legitimate. As this eMedTV page explains, horny goat weed is claimed to be helpful for numerous conditions, including impotence and osteoporosis. However, much more evidence is needed to confirm these findings.
  • Is Horny Goat Weed Safe?
    This eMedTV Web page address the question, "Is horny goat weed safe?" As this article explains, not much is known about the effectiveness or safety of the supplement. This segment takes a closer look at why this is the case.
  • Is It Normal to Be Numb While Bicycling?
    Bicycling is a great form of exercise, along with a healthy and economical way to commute. However, for some cyclists, sitting on the seat can cause compression of nerves and blood vessels in an area of the body called the perineum. Contrary to some cyclists' belief, it is not normal for any part of your body to go numb. Compression of the perineum can lead to nerve damage and lack of blood flow through the blood vessels. These problems can become more serious and lead to erectile dysfunction (ED), permanent groin numbness, and other potentially permanent problems. However, there are a number of ways to help prevent these problems while bicycling, including a few simple changes in equipment.
  • Is It Possible to Treat ED Without Medication?
    It is possible to treat ED without medication, depending on the cause. This eMedTV article describes the lifestyle changes that can help relieve symptoms of erectile dysfunction and discusses the risks of taking "natural" products.
  • Is L-Arginine Safe?
    This portion of the eMedTV archives addresses the question, "Is L-arginine safe?" This page explains what you should discuss with your doctor before using L-arginine, such as your existing medical conditions and other medications you are taking.
  • Is Maca Safe?
    You may not be able to take maca safely if you have certain conditions, such as liver or kidney disease. This eMedTV article provides other maca safety warnings and precautions, and explains how to find a trustworthy manufacturer for maca supplements.
  • Is the Inability to Sustain an Erection Permanent?
    Some men may worry that an inability to sustain an erection could be permanent. This page of the eMedTV library explains why the problem is usually temporary and describes the various ways in which it can be treated, ranging from drugs to devices.
  • Is There a Cure for Erectile Dysfunction?
    Technically, there is no "cure" for erectile dysfunction. However, as this eMedTV Web page explains, depending on the cause, treatment can help relieve symptoms, so in that sense it is a cure; however, the treatment may need to be ongoing.
  • Is VigRX Safe?
    Since herbal supplements are not regulated by the FDA, many people may wonder, "Is VigRX safe?" This eMedTV page explores the safety of this supplement and describes some of the problems that have been reported with the active ingredients.
  • L-Arganine
    L-arginine is an amino acid that may have antioxidant effects, lower blood pressure, and stimulate hormones. This eMedTV page discusses the benefits of L-arginine and describes possible side effects. L-arganine is a common misspelling of L-arginine.
  • L-Argenine
    L-arginine is often used to help treat certain health conditions. This eMedTV page explains when supplementation is needed and covers what to tell your doctor before using this amino acid. L-argenine is a common misspelling of L-arginine.
  • L-Arginine
    L-arginine is a semi-essential amino acid that is found within the cells of the human body. This eMedTV Web article discusses how L-arginine works and offers more information on its beneficial uses, safety concerns, and potential side effects.
  • L-Arginine and Breastfeeding
    It is currently not known whether it is safe to breastfeed while taking L-arginine. This eMedTV segment provides more information on L-arginine and breastfeeding, and explains whether the supplement is likely to cause problems in a nursing infant.
  • L-Arginine and Pregnancy
    Pregnant women should probably avoid L-arginine products due to potential safety concerns. This eMedTV page offers more information on L-arginine and pregnancy, explaining how there is little information available about using L-arginine when pregnant.
  • L-Arginine Benefits
    As this eMedTV resource explains, some people may use L-arginine supplements to help with certain health conditions, such as migraines and high blood pressure. This article gives an overview of the potential benefits of L-arginine.
  • L-Arginine Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains that there are no clearly established L-arginine dosage guidelines because research on this supplement is still in its early stages. This page also offers tips on how to find an L-arginine product that is right for you.
  • L-Arginine Drug Interactions
    L-arginine can interact with nitrates, PDE5 inhibitors, and blood pressure medicines. This eMedTV page describes the problems that these L-arginine drug interactions may cause and covers what your doctor might do to avoid these problems.
  • L-Arginine Overdose
    As this eMedTV resource explains, the effects of an L-arginine overdose will depend on how much was taken and whether it was taken with other substances. This article also describes possible symptoms of an L-arginine overdose and treatment options.
  • L-Arginine Side Effects
    Some of the bothersome side effects of L-arginine include diarrhea and stomach pain. This eMedTV segment also describes some of the more serious reactions to the supplement that may require medical care, such as breathing problems.
  • L-Arginine Supplements
    People with certain medical conditions may need to supplement their diet with L-arginine. This part of the eMedTV Web site gives some basic information on these supplements, with details on what to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Larginine
    L-arginine may offer several possible benefits, such as antioxidant effects. This eMedTV page offers a brief description of this amino acid, including information on general precautions to be aware of. Larginine is a common misspelling of L-arginine.
  • Lavetra
    This eMedTV page explains that Levitra is a prescription medication used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED). This page also describes the effectiveness of the medication, as well as some general precautions. Lavetra is a common misspelling of Levitra.
  • Lavitra
    Levitra is a drug that is often prescribed to treat erectile dysfunction. This eMedTV page describes the effects of Levitra, lists side effects that may occur, and links to more information about the drug. Lavitra is a common misspelling of Levitra.
  • Levetra
    Levitra is a prescription drug used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED). This eMedTV page provides information on how and when to take Levitra, its common side effects, and people who shouldn't take it. Levetra is a common misspelling of Levitra.
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