Men’s Sexual Health and Viagra
For any human, sex is a very important part of life. In men, sexual desires begin early even before reaching puberty and are present for the rest of their life.
Sex is primarily just a hormone driven function but it also provides satisfaction to the person involved and makes the bond between two people even stronger.
Sexual health is the well-being of man during the course of sexual activity and allow him to fully participate in sex.
Sexual health also means that men enjoy the experience. Men’s sexual health is affected by a variety of social, physiological and health factors which can cause sexual problems.
Sexual problems are often caused by relationship problems, stress and even genetics come to play when it comes to optimal sexual health.
It isn’t unnatural to have sexual problems. About 31% men and 43% of women have some kind of difficulty during sex, but these kind of problems are curable or improvable.
Optimal Sexual Health:
Optimal sexual health in a man includes having sexual desire and being able to get an erection and sustaining it.
Physiology affects a man’s desire for sex and the ability to have sex but mental health and some emotional factors also affect Men’s Sexual Health.
Common Male Sexual Problems:
1. Lack of Sexual Desire
2. Orgasms that happen too quickly or too slowly
3. Inability to have orgasms
4. Erectile Dysfunction
5. Deformities in Penis: this is a type of Peyronie’s disease when buildup of collagen or damage caused to scar tissue leads to bending of your penis.
6. Retrograde Ejaculation: this often happens due to nerve damage caused by diabetes or after having prostate surgery. In this the semen ejaculated is forced back into your bladder instead of outside of your penis.
However, some changes are common with aging like the need to have more simulation before an erection or a longer time interval after ejaculation for another erection.
Sexual Health in Ayurveda:
Ayurveda has recognised sexual health in many different texts authored by different writers. The Ashtanga Hridayam written by Vagbhata had sexual routines based on different seasons and proclaimed that a man should have sex according to his dosha such that his Ojas doesn’t deplete.
In Ayurveda, it is also mentioned that eating high calorie cooked food will enable you to have daily sex without causing any depletion to your ojas or body tissues.
Your ojas decreases every time you have sex and many Ayurvedic experts suggest drinking spiced milk to rejuvenate your body’s ojas, it is also recommended to use coconut oil instead of commercial lube (but beware that coconut oil can damage the latex of your condoms), having oil massages is also helpful in maintaining your sexual health.
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Viagra In Ayurveda:
Viagra is a brand name for the drug Sildenafil which is used for treating Erectile Dysfunction in men and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.
Sildenafil works by creating sexual stimulation in men and increasing the blood flow to the penis.
Ayurveda does have many medicines for aiding your treatment of Erectile Dysfunction in addition to other medicines. Some are given below:
Withania Somnifera is a commonly used herb in Ayurvedic practices, it’s commonly known as Ashwagandha or Indian Ginseng.
This herb increases your sperm count and fertility by improving the flow of hormones and making your cells healthier. For better effect, it is advised to have a daily dosage of up to 6,000 milligrams.
This is a herb which is found in some regions of India, Nepal and Sri lanka. It is also called as “the curer of 100 diseases”, hence the name Shatavari.
Some studies have shown its effect on Sexual Reproductive organs of men by increasing blood flow and calming the nerves. Ayurvedic Medicine also claims it as an aphrodisiac which promotes love and loyalty in those who use it. However, due to the minimal amount of research done on it, there is no optimal dosage for it.
Cassia Cinnamon is found in the bark of an evergreen tree grown in some regions of India. Cassia Cinnamon is extracted from the twig of a Cinnamomum Cassia tree.
This type of cinnamon is hard to find and is different from the normal cinnamon used for food sweetening.
You should also practice yoga on a regular basis for these medicines to have proper effect, Yoga also calms down your nerves and makes your blood circulation much more efficient.
Due to the less amount of research done on Ayurvedic medicines, it is advisable to consult your doctors first before using any of the medicines mentioned above.