Erectile dysfunction is the inability to gain or maintain an erection, whether it is with or without sexual stimulation. It is a serious problem among men nowadays. In the age where relationships have become fickle, having ED does not help with much. Erectile dysfunction has been known to damage relationships, lower one’s self confidence. Often with age, Erectile Dysfunction is said to be more prevalent. It is so because the muscles contract and the accumulated blood leave the penile region.
Many ED pills have been developed that help a man with his ED problems and thus bringing satisfaction to his life and his relationship. With advancements made in the field of medical science, researchers have come up with ED pills. However many of them have adverse side effects, and bring quite a bit of discomfort to the users. The most commonly used medicines to treat erectile dysfunction are from a class of medicines known as the PDE5 Inhibitors.
During sexual stimulation, the release of nitric oxide into the Corpus Cavernosum produces erections. Nitric oxide then activates the enzyme guanylate cyclase, which results in increased levels of Cyclic Guanosine Monophosphate (cGMP). cGMP causes smooth muscle relaxation in the Corpus Cavernosum and so allows the flow of blood.
There are 3 types of PDE5 inhibitors available commonly in the market:
Common side effects of Viagra, Levitra and Cialis are facial flushing and a blocked nose. They can also cause headaches, muscle aches, and indigestion. Sometimes when taking Viagra, men also experience brighter or a blue tinge to their vision.
Most side-effects are not troublesome and only last an hour or so. Most men do not stop taking these PDE5 inhibitors because of the side effects.
It is important to remember that PDE5 inhibitors should not be taken by men who are on Nitrate drugs.
Important points you need to know prior to taking PDE5 Inhibitors
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