Tips for stronger erections

Erections are the result of a complex interplay within the body. External factors such as emotions are also involved. Psychosexual arousal, nerves, muscles, blood vessels, nitric oxide, and hormone levels all play a role. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the inability to obtain erections sufficiently strong for satisfactory sexual intercourse. Erectile dysfunction is a common condition. … Continued

How to get an Erection on Command with a Penis Pump

The physiology of erectile function is not simple. It involves nitric oxide pathways. Nerves and hemodynamics (dynamics of blood flowing) must work together to produce an erection. If you’re a man with normal erectile function, you may wonder how to get an erection on command. The best time for sexual intercourse can occur without a plan … Continued

Erectile dysfunction and diabetes: the connection

  Why do so many men diagnosed with diabetes also suffer from erectile dysfunction?  Are their ways to avoid erectile dysfunction if you have diabetes?  Why are risk factors for ED present when you are diabetic?  In this article, we will explore these topics. We will also consider treatment options for ED and answer some … Continued

Do Penis pumps really work?

  In general, there are usually three types of men who are interested in using a penis pump – men who are suffering from erectile dysfunction, men who want to use the device to have a bigger penis, and men who require penile rehabilitation. Penis pumps, also called negative pressure or vacuum erection devices, are … Continued

How to increase blood flow to the penis

Blood flow to the penis is a critical component of healthy erections. Men achieve an erection when sexual arousal gives rise to nerve impulses that tell the muscle fibers in the penis to relax. The chemical that causes the muscle fibers to relax is called nitric oxide. Once the muscles relax, it allows blood to … Continued

Are Penis Pumps Safe?

Medical grade penis pumps are one of the most reliable and effective treatments available for erectile dysfunction.  When the FDA designated vacuum therapy as a class II medical device in 1982, then requiring a prescription from a physician to dispense the treatment, there was a little clinical experience to draw from.  The agency, as well … Continued

What are the benefits of an Electric Penis Pump?

The term “electric penis pump” has an illuminating quality.  Expressions such as electric billboard or electric lightbulb might elicit a more rational use of a multi-word term starting with the word “electric” in most of our minds.  So, an electric penis pump sounds as if it could be a sci-fi creation or perhaps a bionic … Continued

Shockwave therapy for ED

  Shockwave therapy for erectile dysfunction is the latest modern medicine in-office procedure available to treat erectile dysfunction.  At the time of this article, Gainswave has in-office providers in at least 30 states around the country. It’s not just Urologists who are providing this treatment.  Chiropractors, Internists, Endocrinologists, and medical spas are treating erectile dysfunction … Continued

Erectile Dysfunction Injections

Ronald Virag is credited with discovering the first erection injection in 1981. He injected papaverine into the penis of a patient in his care who was undergoing a surgical procedure he designed known as penis dorsal arterialization. The procedure was intended to treat erectile dysfunction. An erection was created through the erectile dysfunction injection rather … Continued

Testosterone and Erectile Dysfunction?

Men with low testosterone are the subject of a huge wave of direct to consumer television, internet, and radio educational campaigns.  Low-T is the catchphrase used to coin a condition known in medical prose as hypogonadism.   For more information, check out our “Guide to Erectile Dysfunction“.   In short, it seems that according to … Continued