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13.05.2016

Erectile dysfunction is defined as the inability to get and maintain an erection sufficient for sexual function. All men occasionally have trouble getting an erection, and the likelihood of this problem increases with age. If it happens to you frequently, however, you may have ED.

An erection is a great example of the complexity of the human body. The erection actually starts in your head when arousal creates signals in your brain that travel to other parts of your body. Your heart rate and blood flow increase. Chemicals are triggered that enable blood to flow into hollow chambers in the penis, creating an erection. With ED, however, an enzyme called protein phosphodiesterase type 5 interferes with this chemical process. As a result, there is no increase in blood flow to the arteries in your penis, which prevents you from getting an erection.

A number of things are responsible for ED, including age, medications, high blood pressure, and depression. Another possible cause of ED is chronic alcohol use.

Alcohol and the male body:

Testicles: Alcohol is toxic to the testicles. Over time the testicles can atrophy, or shrink. This reduces the volume and quality of sperm.

Prostate: Alcohol abuse can lead to prostatitis, an inflammation of the prostate gland. Symptoms of prostatitis may include swelling, pain, problems with urination, and sexual dysfunction.

Viagra and alcohol:

Sildenafil citrate, otherwise known as Viagra, is a common treatment for erectile dysfunction (ED). Research has been limited and there’s no clear indication that the risks associated with alcohol use are made worse by Viagra. A study published in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics found no adverse reactions between Viagra and red wine.

Scientists at Loyola University reviewed 25 years of research on the effects of alcohol use on the male reproductive system. Some of their findings are included below. Remember, these effects have to do with alcohol in general, not specifically due to combining Viagra with alcohol. However, in treating sexual dysfunction, you may want to take these effects of alcohol into consideration.

Mixing alcohol and Cialis

The reason why alcohol and Cialis can be a dangerous combination is because of how the drug works. Both alcohol and Cialis are vasodilators. Vasodilators are substances that lower blood pressure by relaxing the walls of blood vessels and opening them wider.

Alcohol alone acts as a vasodilator, so when it is coupled with Cialis, your blood pressure falls. This can create erratic blood pressure patterns. These patterns can cause damage to the heart, arteries, and other internal organs.

Some people prescribed Cialis are also on other medications to control blood pressure. If you are taking blood pressure medication, such as alpha-blockers, you should bring this to the attention of your doctor. Speak to your doctor about the safety of your dosage. Always stay within dosage limits and stay away from alcohol if you are taking blood thinners or alpha blockers with Cialis.

Other erectile dysfunction drugs, such as Viagra, can cause similar side effects when mixed with alcohol. Switching ED prescriptions won’t make excessive drinking any safer. It’s also important to note that a high blood alcohol level worsens the symptoms of ED. A study noted that a blood alcohol level around .10 percent caused sexual impairment, even among young men without a history of sexual dysfunction.

Conclusion: The small amount of alcohol in conjunction with Cialis no harm when using Viagra alcohol should not be used. Cialis once again shows its superiority over competitors.

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