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Can ED drugs really help your sex life?
More men than ever before use erectile dysfunction medication to give their sex life a boost. But do you use it the right way?
Erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs are more readily available than ever before, and in general, men have gotten past any stigma about needing them. Yet many men still approach ED drugs the wrong way.
"Men feel their sex life is not good and see an ED drug as an easy, quick-fix solution. But more times than not, there are underlying issues at play that a pill can’t help," says Dr. Louis Liou, chief of urologist at Harvard-affiliated Cambridge Health Alliance.
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With all the ads on TV and in magazines heralding treatments for erectile dysfunction (ED). But it’s important to be aware that many men can ease, or even reverse, ED by making simple lifestyle changes — such as losing excess weight and quitting smoking — that also are likely to boost their overall health and reduce their chances of developing diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and metabolic syndrome. This Special Health Report, Erectile Dysfunction, offers a comprehensive review of these treatments, as well as the causes of erectile dysfunction and how ED may be an early warning sign for other serious health problems.
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