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The Truth Behind Viagra Supplements

Viagra has been used for years as a way for men to increase their sex drive, however, more than a few studies have shown the negative side effects of the drug’s supplement counterparts.

A prescription isn’t required for these supplements, which makes them much easier and often cheaper to obtain. However, they commonly lead to unwanted side effects, many of which can put a person’s health at risk. Landon Trost, M.D., a trusted and highly respected urologist who works out of the Mayo Clinic, says that he has seen many cases in which the health risks of these supplements simply weren’t worth the benefits.

First of all, Viagra supplements are made with questionable ingredients. When a drug is available without a prescription, it may or may not be FDA-approved. For people who are concerned with their health, unapproved ingredients will undoubtedly lead to unreliable results.

Even more astonishing is the fact that, according to FDA lab tests, many Viagra supplements have more than 300 ingredients that are not listed on the label. Synthetic ingredients, such as versions of sildenafil and tadalafil, are often compacted into these supplements in doses much higher than those found in actual Viagra.

These synthetic versions are not healthy and can cause lax blood vessels — a serious health problem that can lead to less blood flow throughout the body, which means that vital organs including the heart and brain don’t receive the blood and oxygen they need to function properly. These risks tend to be higher for older men who are taking Viagra supplements, as well as men who are already taking other medications for blood pressure-lowering purposes.

If you are looking for a way to increase your stamina and erectile function, it is imperative that you take the time to research your options. More importantly, you should consult a physician for reliable medical advice on the issue.

Dr. Scott Miller can help you assess if Viagra or other treatments are right for you. Call (404) 705-5201 to set up an appointment today!