Diabetes

Nitrates in Leafy Greens and Beets!

Leafy green vegetables, like celery and spinach, may increase circulation because of their high concentration of nitrates. Beet juice has been found to be really high in nitrates. Nitrates are vasodilators, which means they open up blood vessels and increase blood flow. Many years before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first ED […]

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Diabetes & Erectile Dysfunction

Via: Diabetes.org What is Erectile Dysfunction? Some men with diabetes have impotence, also called erectile dysfunction or ED. ED is when a man can no longer have or keep an erection. What Causes ED? Over time, blood vessels and nerves in the penis can become damaged. ED can also be caused by other conditions, such […]

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Menopause and Type 2 Diabetes

Originally published in EverydayHealth.com, written by Marijke Vroomen-Durning, RN. Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, Md, MPH. How does menopause affect women with type 2 diabetes? Find out about the extra care needed to help you sail through this transition. Menopause is a topic that often generates a lot of opinions from women — those who welcome […]

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FAQ: Vacuum Therapy

How do I know if I have Erectile Dysfunction (ED)?

If you are unable to attain or maintain an erection suitable for intercourse, you could have some form of Erectile Dysfunction (ED).

If I have tried injection therapy or Viagra and they didn’t work, will Vacuum Therapy work for me?

Yes! Vacuum Therapy can work for you. Several medical studies have shown that Vacuum Therapy is a success for over 90% of men with Erectile Dysfunction and will produce an erection sufficient for intercourse.

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Lifestyle Habits That Lead to Yeast Infections

Originally published in EverydayHealth.com’s Everyday Solutions: Understanding Yeast Infections and written by Gina Roberts-Grey. Medically reviewed by Rosalyn Carson-DeWitt, MD. What you eat, what you wear, and even how much you sleep can lead to a yeast infection. Want to cut your chances of developing a yeast infection? Doctors say modifying some everyday habits can […]

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Sex in the Second Half of Life

Originally printed in the Harvard Medical Newsletter, June 2011 Sexuality is not just for the young. Results from a University of Chicago survey published in 2007 suggested that over half of Americans remain sexually active well into their 70s. That said, sexual activity does subside with age. Biological factors tug in that direction, as do […]

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