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PDE5 Inhibitors vs. GAINSWave(R): Why the Little Blue Pill is No Longer the Go-To for Treating Erectile Dysfunction

Little Blue PillAs men age, it is not uncommon for them to turn to medications that treat erectile dysfunction (ED). These PDE5 Inhibitors (pills) can improve sexual function and may help keep romance alive, but did you know they also present many risks? At the end of this article, we’ll shed light on one potent biohack that increases performance while potentially treating the problem. The wonderful thing about it is that it’s also designed to boost performance for those that don’t have ED.

*Thank you to GAINSWave®  for providing the article*

Most cases of erectile dysfunction are caused by blood flow issues in the penis, scrotum, and prostate. Factors such as obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, and clogged blood vessels can all contribute to this. Unfortunately, the PDE5 inhibitors used for ED do not actually address the cause of these issues. Instead, all they do is temporarily increase the flow of blood reaching the penis and other affected areas, spurring an erection. This leaves the root of the problem ignored – meaning the solution isn’t really a solution at all and warrants another dose the next time you need an erection. Let’s take a closer look at the side effects of those little blue pills…

PDE5 Inhibitor Side Effects

While the FDA has approved PDE5 inhibitors to alleviate erectile dysfunction, it warns of several minor and major side effects that can harm certain individuals. Symptoms range from upset stomach and congestion to more serious ones like changes in hearing and vision or even priapism – an erection lasting more than four hours.

Some Men Should Not Take PDE5 Inhibitors

There are some individuals who simply should not be taking common erectile dysfunction medications at all. This list includes men:

  • With a history of heart disease and cardiovascular issues
  • At risk for a heart attack or stroke
  • Taking drugs such as nitroglycerin, Flomax, Tamsulosin hydrochloride, or alpha blockers
  • With a history of unstable angina, congestive heart failure, or high or low blood pressure

Any man thinking of taking an erectile dysfunction drug who is uncertain about the health effects should always speak with a physician first, just to be certain.

Beware of Supplements & Undisclosed Drugs

Many men have turned to dietary supplements to address erectile dysfunction. While this may make sense given ED’s relationship to heart disease, high cholesterol, and obesity, certain supplements include undisclosed prescription drugs. While marketed as all-natural alternatives to pharmaceuticals, they contain medications that typically require FDA approval. The issue is not necessarily that the supplements use these drugs, but that they are not disclosing it to the buyer, which can result in someone with heart disease or a history of stroke unknowingly taking them. Some consumers could be vulnerable to dangerous chemical interactions. And the FDA does not endorse or approve any over-the-counter supplements that are what they say they are, including any of their claims to treat ED.

There is a Longer-Term Option

Not everyone wants to go through the hassle of using a prescription drug, especially with side effects and the risk of interactions. Luckily, there is a non-pharmaceutical, all-natural option, called GAINSWave®.

This treatment addresses the root cause of ED by using soundwaves to remove micro-plaque and increase blood flow to the genitals. New blood vessels and tissues are stimulated, and the rebuilding process begins.

In over thirty clinical trials, GAINSWave has seen a 75 percent success rate in a non-invasive way, and without the negative side effects found in pharmaceuticals.

With GAINSWave, you can expect:

  • No drugs or surgery
  • Non-invasive treatment
  • Simple, in office procedure
  • Long-lasting results
  • No downtime
  • More spontaneous intimacy

Patients have reported increased confidence and renewed sense of self after treatment, as well as a deeper connection with their partners through improved intimacy.

Even younger men without a medical condition have enjoyed the benefits of GAINSWave, using it to biohack their manhood and optimize bedroom performance like never before. Renowned health enthusiasts like Dave Asprey, Ben Greenfield and Drew Manning, have all reported positive results from treatment.

“It would be rude to brag about the very visible results, so I won’t!” – Dave Asprey

“I’m a definite customer for life,” – Ben Greenfield.

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Dr. Ruscio is your leading functional and integrative doctor specializing in gut related disorders such as SIBO, leaky gut, Celiac, IBS and in thyroid disorders such as hypothyroid and hyperthyroid. For more information on how to become a patient, please contact our office. Serving the San Francisco bay area and distance patients via phone and Skype.


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