Viagra and Some of Alternates


The huge numbers of divorce cases that are files each day are due to Erectile Dysfunction. This ailment is common among the people of the west and men at their forties are highly affected. The inflammation of impotence is not only a huge burden but also the cause of mental disorders. Often this problem could arise from a mental problem like depression or stress. This is a fatal disease when one is unable to reach orgasm and cannot satisfy the opposite sex. I have comes across many divorces men where men are left due to not being able to satisfy their women. Today a drug named Viagra is round the corner and within every man’s reach to help overcome impotence.

Sexual desire is something that cannot be hidden, but how long can a man hide his impotent nature from his partner? When conditions do not support aroused men, they fall for artificial erection means like Viagra.

Just as the name Erectile Dysfunction suggests, that it is a malfunctioning of the erectile hormones, this is a work of the hormones that does not do their work in a manner they should have done. The malfunctioning does not allow transfer of blood to the genitals and hence the erection of the penis is not achieved. Viagra works by stimulating flow of blood to the erectile tissues. The penis contains millions of nerve endings and this is why it is highly sensitive organ. The work of Viagra is not only to make erection possible but also to maintain it throughout the sexual process. With Viagra this erection is maintained for four hours approximately if taken one hour before intercourse.

When the pill is taken with water, it dissolves within few minutes. The chemical in the pill has phosphodiesterase inhibitors. There is an enzyme phosphodiesterase-5 (pde-5) which stimulates the smooth erectile tissues in the penis to relax and allow widen and make passage for more blood to flow in. The flowing in of blood causes the penis to become erect which is the state one wants to achieve with the drug. Viagra is an oral ED therapy where the main constituent is sildenafil citrate. This component inhibits the guanosine monophosphate of the enzyme phosphodiesterase type 5 (pde5). There is an increased functioning of nitric oxide when the blockade of phosphodiesterase occurs. Nitric oxide is the component responsible for maintaining the heart.

FDA sanctioned viagra in 1998, but still it is the blessing for m en having impotence. Many men have stated that Viagra has changed their life completely. If any man is seen complaining that Viagra had no long time effect on them is because they did not continue taking the drug. Viagra has to be taken continuously after the first course. Today both the standard Viagra and generic Viagra are available in the market and many people are unknowingly buying the generic ones with the price of the real Viagra.