Problem of sexual health and longevity today is more urgent than ever. In many respects this is due to the fact that more and more men are more or less aware of erectile dysfunction (ED). It is no secret that full erection has significant impact on man’s self-esteem and is the key to strong harmonious relationship.

Causes of Violations

Currently, cardiovascular diseases (ischemic heart disease, arterial hypertension) are recognized as one of the main risk factors for erectile dysfunction. And since they increasingly affect people of young age, problems with erection become «younger», as Canadian Pharmacy Mall notes.Canadian Health&Care Mall ViagraThe second most common cause of development of erectile dysfunction is depression. In this case, presence of ED increases already existing depressive symptoms.

In addition, risk factors for erectile dysfunction include diabetes, neurological diseases (Parkinson disease, multiple sclerosis, etc.) and smoking.

In turn, the main goal of treating erectile dysfunction is to achieve stability of erection, because it directly affects emotional balance, confidence and self-esteem of a man, and, of course, pleasure that both partners receive.

A New Era of Sexual Medicine

The first effective and safe oral drug for treatment of erectile dysfunction was sildenafil citrate, registered in 1998 under the trade name Viagra.

History of discovery of Viagra is a vivid example of how random observation can have a huge impact on of scientific progress. In clinical trials of a new agent for treatment of coronary heart disease, researchers at Pfizer Inc. found that although the drug intake is not accompanied by significant clinical improvement in the course of angina pectoris, in many patients it leads to development of a kind of «side effect», which consists in improving erectile function. This observation led to the study of possibility of using this substance in treatment of patients with erectile dysfunction.

Emergence of Viagra was the beginning of a new era in the field of sexual medicine. A large number of patients with erectile dysfunction who had not previously consulted a doctor received hope for cure, and by now, thanks to this drug, millions of men around the world have returned to normal sexual life.

Proven Efficiency

Clinical effectiveness of Viagra is assessed in numerous studies conducted in the world. Their results convincingly testify to significantly higher efficacy of Viagra compared with placebo in men of different age groups with erectile dysfunction of varying severity and etiology.

Best drug in the nomination «Drug of the year for improving male potency»Treatment with Viagra improves sexual function and positively affects self-esteem and self-confidence. And this is understandable – Viagra at a dosage of 100 mg causes stable and prolonged erection, improving ability to penetrate by 20(!) times compared with placebo.

Usually, Viagra is recommended to be taken on an empty stomach at least an hour before onset of sexual activity. It should be remembered that effect of the drug itself develops only on the background of adequate sexual excitement and mainly depends on it.

Confirmed Tolerance

Viagra is well tolerated, and it is also confirmed by results of numerous clinical studies. Viagra can be taken for a long time. Side effects that occur when taking Viagra are short-term and their frequency decreases as the drug is taken further. Viagra has low risk of drug interactions, so it can be taken in combination with most prescribed drugs (diuretics, β-adrenergic blockers, ACE inhibitors, angiotensin II antagonists, calcium channel blockers).

A good proof of effectiveness and safety of Viagra is the fact that its use has been approved by FDA (USA) Food and Drug Administration.

Stable Popularity

The last decade was marked by a significant expansion of arsenal of drugs for men. However, Viagra is not going to take positions, still remaining the most popular and in demand among both doctors and patients.

Viagra was recognized as the best drug of 2015 at festival-contest «Choice of the Year» in the nomination «Drug of the year for improving male potency». Preference to Viagra was given by experts, advertisers, members of the High Jury and Organizing Committee, and, of course, men themselves.

And it’s not surprising – men choose Viagra, because it provides stability of erection and improves sexual function, as well as significantly increases self-esteem, gives confidence and improves relationships!