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7 most popular myths about Viagra

One of the most interesting discoveries of the 1990-ies was Viagra that became incredibly popular nowadays. It was developed by the specialists of the German pharmacological company who did not even guess about its ability to help the patients during ED. The matter is that Viagra was going to become a remedy that would improve blood flow and reduce blood pressure. No more than that. Therefore, its unusual side effect, when men discovered better erection after intake of Viagra, became a surprise and huge breakthrough in medicine. The developers of Viagra received a Nobel Prize eventually.

Nowadays Sildenafil (Viagra) is used successfully by millions of men around the world. It is not surprising that there are many myths and urban legends connected with this medication that revolve around any great discovery.

Some myths are dispelled with time but people continue believing in their own stories. It can harm some patients who develop erectile dysfunction and do not get proper treatments due to their ignorance.

Myth: Viagra causes immediate response.

Fact: Do not wait for immediate effect.

The effect of Viagra is often misunderstood. More power, as a rule, is ascribed to it. People may think that Viagra is a miracle drug that delivers immediate effect. The same thing is expected after intake but wonder does not happen! This can disappoint those who do not know that sexual stimulation is needed to make Viagra work. You can compare this situation with device that does not work after you replace the battery. You should turn it on to make it function. Man should feel arousal when he communicates with his love otherwise nothing will come of it.

Myth: It is necessary to have sex after intake of Viagra.

Fact: Viagra does not make you have sex! It improves its quality.

There are many misconceptions about the way the man should feel after intake of Viagra. Some expect to see an insatiable beast longing for sex, but nothing of the kind occurs. Why? Viagra is only responsible for increase of blood flow to the penis, the emergence of the arousal and prolonged erection. It does not increase sexual desire and does not cause discomfort if intercourse has not happened.

Myth: Stress is the only reason for erectile dysfunction.

Fact: Not only stress is to blame for ED. Psychological factors become the cause of ED only in 10-20% of cases.

Men develop ED as a consequence of stress or other psychological problems. This myth was common once even among medical specialists. If that were the case, the treatment of erectile dysfunction would be the work of psychotherapists only. However, impotence is not always the result of psychological problems. Poor erection can occur as a background of chronic diseases that affect the blood vessels in the penis, therefore the treatment of sexual dysfunction in these cases require different approach.

Myth: Viagra treatment is needed only for patients with moderate or severe form of ED.

Fact: Person needs Viagra even when ED manifestations occur seldom.

Some men do not want to accept the fact that they need professional assistance. They consider that erectile dysfunction is something shameful. It does not let them take the right decision in time. The problem should be treated as soon as it arrives and not when it is too late to take some measures. The sooner you discover that there is something wrong with your erectile function, the better your sexual life will be. You should understand that “seldom” is a relative term. Problems with erection can repeat at any moment when you do not expect it at and you will acquire the most unpleasant memories.

Sildenafil increases overall vitality and shows that there is a positive effect on the whole body. It helps all men, regardless of the severity of condition. Each fail deteriorates your condition and aggravates psychological background as well.

Myth: The problem is inevitable for all men, so the older person can put up with it.

Fact: There is no need to put up with condition that can be successfully treated at present.

Erectile dysfunction is not the age related condition. It is true that many conditions deteriorate with age and can cause ED therefore the rate of ED patients becomes higher when they get older but men who do not suffer from medical problems, do not have problems with erection even in the most advanced age!

Besides, there is no need to put up with something that can be successfully treated. Modern medications like Viagra removed the problem of erectile dysfunction for over 80% of patients, while the rest can resort to surgery and other radical methods but still enjoy the pleasures of sexual life.

Myth: Viagra is addictive.

Fact: Viagra does not build up a tolerance.

Some men try to avoid Viagra because they fear that Viagra has an addictive effect and they will not be able to have erection without it. This is not so. It does not develop addiction or some mental attachment. However, you should not regard Viagra as a remedy that can treat your condition. Lack of erection can be a consequence of some underlying disease, therefore you should determine what exactly caused it and treat that disease to prevent further complications.

Myth: Women can improve libido with Viagra.

Fact: Viagra does not increase sexuality in women.

Viagra is manufactured for men. Its effect is fully described on the website of the manufacturer. There is no need to devise its other uses until new studies show the opposite.