Category Archives: Impotence

What to avoid for impotence?

Q: Dear Dr. Mao, Is there anything that I should avoid taking if I am having a problem with impotence? A: The herb yohimbe is the source of the drug yohimbine, which has been shown to be modestly effective for impotence. However, this is a fairly dangerous treatment, and it is not recommended. The herb…

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Natural cure for impotence?

Q: Dear Dr. Mao, Are there any natural cures for impotence? A: The results of a study have shown that DHEA taken daily can significantly improve sexual performance. L-arginine has also been shown to improve sexual performance in men with problems developing erections. A slight amount of research suggests that ginkgo may be useful for…

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Causes of impotence?

Q: Dear Dr. Mao, What are the causes of impotence? A: Impotence, or erectile dysfunction, is the inability to achieve an erection. Impotence may occur for any number of possible causes, including diabetes, drug side effects, pituitary tumors, hardening of the arteries, hormonal imbalances, and psychological factors. You may find these specially formulated Traditions of…

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Natural approach to ED?

Q: Dear Dr. Mao, Do you know of a natural approach to treating ED (Erectile dysfunction) in men? Viagra and Cialis seem to work, but I would prefer something natural. A: ED and related conditions are often the result of nerves, excessive stress, worrying, tension, physical overwork, fatigue, frequent masturbation, or excessive indulgence in sexual…

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Blood pressure medicines for ED?

Q: Dear Dr. Mao, What common prescription heart and blood pressure medicines contribute to Erectile Dysfunction? A: There are several classes of pharmaceuticals that are used for treating hypertension and cardiac conditions. The following are some of the most commonly prescribed ones: These are a few alpha-adrenergic blockers: Angiotensin II receptor blockers may cause CNS…

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How to prevent ED?

Q: Dear Dr. Mao, What are your recommendations for preventing ED (Erectile dysfunction)? A: ED and related conditions are often the result of nerves, excessive stress, worrying, tension, physical overwork, fatigue, frequent masturbation, or excessive indulgence in sexual activity. As we age, our “root” energy is declining, so we must preserve and nurture it. Here…

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