The role of erectile dysfunction drugs like Cialis and Levitra in the promotion and progression of prostate cancer and melanoma.
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Here are some videos on doing just that for sexual health of both men and women:
• Survival of the Firmest: Erectile Dysfunction & Death (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/survival-of-the-firmest-erectile-dysfunction-and-death/)
• 50 Shades of Greens (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/50-shades-of-greens/)
• Pistachio Nuts for Erectile Dysfunction (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/pistachio-nuts-for-erectile-dysfunction/)
• Avoiding Adult Exposure to Phthalates (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/avoiding-adult-exposure-phthalates/)
• Best Foods to Improve Sexual Function (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/Best-Foods-to-Improve-Sexual-Function)
• Best Food for Antidepressant-induced Sexual Dysfunction (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/Best-Food-for-Antidepressant-induced-Sexual-Dysfunction)
• Saffron for Erectile Dysfunction (http://www.nutritionfacts.org/video/saffron-for-erectile-dysfunction)
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• How Not to Die from Cancer (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-not-to-die-from-cancer)
• Strawberries vs. Esophageal Cancer (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/strawberries-versus-esophageal-cancer/)
• Which Fruit Fights Cancer Better? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/which-fruit-fights-cancer-better)
• Solving a Colon Cancer Mystery (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/solving-a-colon-cancer-mystery)
• Which Dietary Factors Affect Breast Cancer Most? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/which-dietary-factors-affect-breast-cancer-most)
• Breast Cancer Survival Vegetable (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/breast-cancer-survival-vegetable)
• Prostate Cancer Survival: The A/V Ratio (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/prostate-cancer-survival-the-av-ratio)
• Animal Protein Compared to Cigarette Smoking (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/animal-protein-compared-cigarette-smoking/)
• Who Shouldn’t Eat Soy? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/who-shouldnt-eat-soy)
• Tomato Sauce vs. Prostate Cancer (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/tomato-sauce-vs-prostate-cancer)
• Changing a Man’s Diet After a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/changing-mans-diet-prostate-cancer-diagnosis/)
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In case you missed it... In the study showing immune effects of Viagra, the protocol was for pregnant women to take it intravaginally, four times a day. Can you imagine!? Having to insert tablets four times a day!
Just posting this comment to get more knowledge on the subject. Wouldn't Vegans have a much lower risk of getting prostate cancer or skin cancer due to our plant base lifestlye if we hypothetically took any ED drugs? This is not click bait. Ratinonal infomative replies only please.
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I would like to thank all the fake vegan's here for your entertaining paranoia and complete lack of self respect. May your genetic weakness continue to make us all laugh at your fake diet, your blind faith diet religion and total ignorance regarding your own mental and physical health. It's suckers like you that cry troll because, well... it's all you got.
One of the poorer videos. Hard to draw any reasonable conclusion from the data other than observe a few swipes at people who eat fish or use Viagra.
Unfortunately, this video provides no support for whether vegans need to use Viagra more or less than the average meat eater. Or anything other than a weak observed relationship between one kind of cancer and erectile dysfunction drugs. My inspiration for pursuing a vegan lifestyle was physically fit with no blockage (he donated his body to a medical school which is how I know this) yet couldn't get it up when he was the same age as other meat eaters who were having sex. We may like to assume vegans are supermen sexually but where is the evidence? Looking down on meat eaters because we "know" they are not healthy is not science. My vegan friend also developed type 2 diabetes in his 60s even though he was not overweight.
I much prefer the more evidence based videos.
well, that's just another reason for men to go vegan... vegan men don't need toxic pills to keep it up....because unless they do mind altering drugs, drink alcohol or watch porn they are the best in bed!
I think the most severe side effect from Viagra is a non-steady speech pattern with inconsistent non-deliberate amplification of words proceeded by decreased amplitude for the words following such during speech delivery. Some chronic effects may be cropping up unexpectedly with said individual.
Viagra pisses me off.
"Hey, you have ED because your diet and lifestyle are shit and your arterial function is suffering because of it. The ED is a symptom of other serious health risks. But hey, take this pill and your dick will work. Problem solved. No need to treat the underlying causes and improve your overall health and longevity, that would be too hard. As long as you can still get an erection, no need to worry about dying from a preventable disease."
anil karameti are they higher in nitrates? Apparently rubhard is higher per gram than beetroot but beetroot is denser and more convenient. I usually throw both in a smoothie and it really helps with strength training and cardio.
I knew it! I have melanoma and I only took the drug maybe 7 times tops. I have a third nipple now near my upper side . I cut it off and it grew back. The third nipple grew within that same year and it's been 10 years now.
A Guy I know got a stroke from some fake black market viagra he bought online at age 41, he ended up paralysed on one side... Hearing about frequent ejaculation being protective makes me a happy wanker!
So viagra bad, ejaculating good... can we get a video on the optimal frequency of ejaculations per pay or week, what is the sweet spot for reducing cancer. I may have to up my game just to survive longer LOL.
Apparently 42 times a day was deadly for a 16y old boy but man can handle more and 62 was deadly dose before his heart give up so do your math and set safe limit like up to 20 a day and not straight in a row :)
Dr Gregor links this video in the comments, but I think it's too important to leave out of the discussion:
*ED is a common symptom of clogged arteries and a powerful predictor of future heart attacks.*
A very low-fat, whole plant food diet has been scientifically, clinically shown to reverse artery blockages (link below); so far nothing else has. But "vegan" isn't a magic pill here, any diet high in fat and junk food can promote atherosclerosis and erectile dysfunction.
Middle-aged man discussing ED after participating in the study: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVXzT_RBxFk&feature=youtu.be&t=303
Vaccines have way more side effects than cigarettes. It says right on the insert of any vaccine that it can kill you or paralyze you permanently or cause any number of auto immune diseases or cause the disease its supposed to protect you from and it will also say "This product has not been tested for its potential to cause cancer" They have never been tested in double blind controlled trials and are not at all safe. Hospital infection is the 3rd leading cause of death in North America so health care workers have a lot of work and a lot of explaining to do but they are mostly like any other gov't employee which means they don't give a shit about anything except their benefits and union wages. They go on strike all the time, what does that tell you about how much they care for people?
Beautifully Bree You sound ignorant. Try reading the insert on any vaccine, it says right there it can kill you & we don't know why and we also don't bother to see if vaccines cause cancer because they most definitely do. Anyone who voluntarily takes a vaccine is a baffoon.
You haven't debunked anything. Vegans have no protection from alzheimers disease and the 2 biggest risk groups are diabetics and alcoholics which are both sugar addictions. I think you're confused or something, were you talking to someone else?
Philip J Fry - so I debunked your claim, and yet you still seem to cling. Maybe, consider that using statins is inferior just maintaining a healthy weight and cholesterol in the first place?
Also, this video is germane to the topic.
Ever delve in to the science based evidence behind any of Dr Greger's videos? Its scant and heavily biased and he quite often leaves out important information. Your brain is made from cholesterol and there's no debating that but if you think there's no link then I would ask you to explain the massive correlation between statin drugs and alzheimers disease. They also cause erectile dysfunction. My bias is also backed up by my own personal experience and by my yrs of experience treating people with various health issues. Not just because I like the way meat tastes or whatever.
Philip J Fry - "Your brain and all of your hormones and every cell membrane is made form cholesterol so its important to eat it actually."
Even using the pro-meat author that you linked me to, your claim is immediately refuted: the cholesterol in the brain is not the cholesterol we eat.
"Thankfully, even though plant foods contain zero grams of cholesterol, vegan diets probably do NOT cause low brain cholesterol. This is because the cholesterol in our brains doesn't come from the cholesterol we eat! Cholesterol is too big and bulky to cross the blood-brain barrier from the body’s blood vessels into the brain tissue—so the brain makes all of its own cholesterol on site."
I sense based on your over-reach with this claim, as well as your apparent reference to Shawn Baker as a reliable source of nutrition information, that your slant is pretty strong in the animal products direction. It's a free country, you can believe whatever you want to believe, but I think when your bias is that strong, it would be better to only stick to making statements that you can back up with peer-reviewed evidence.
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