13 Incredible Viagra Factsby CANPharmacyKing - May 2nd, 2016
Viagra commonly used for men’s erectile dysfunction and people have a lot of misconceptions about it. Viagra is considered as a sex stimulant although it has other uses too, apart from boosting the sex drive.
Check out this infographic below to see what are the incredible facts about Viagra you probably didn't know.
Viagra – A Lifesaver for Premature Babies
It is hoped that Viagra will increase blood supply to the womb and placenta so that more nutrients and oxygen reach the baby to help avoiding health problems that result from premature birth.
Viagra Is One of The Most Counterfeited Drugs In The World
The demand for Viagra is very high because a lot of people want to try it out, but not everyone is prepared to pay full price.
Viagra Makes Flowers Stand Up Straight
Small concentrations of the drug dissolved in a vase of water can also double the shelf life of cut flowers, making them stand up straight for as long as a week beyond their natural life span.
Viagra for Jet Lag – Really?
Viagra may help people overcome jet lag faster.
Viagra for Increasing Athletic Performance
Athletes have been documented using Viagra believing it to enhance their performance. There is no evidence to suggest this is the case but that doesn't seem to stop them from trying Viagra.
Viagra Is Helping To Save Endangered Species
In places like China, Viagra is replacing traditional medicines including potions made from rhino horn, tiger bones, seal penises and reindeer antler velvet which is good news for these animals.
Viagra – CIA’s Weapon against Taliban
In the war in Afghanistan, CIA agents would exchange Viagra for information about the Taliban with tribal chiefs. These aging warlords often had much younger wives or more than one wife to satisfy!
Viagra Is Not A Sex Stimulant
It helps to improve blood circulation to the penis. It does not increase sexual urge.
Viagra for Woman?
Studies are ongoing on to see whether Viagra can play a role in improving the sex lives of women. No conclusive results have been obtained so far and therefore it is not recommended to be used by women.
Viagra - A Treatment for Prostate Cancer
Viagra can be useful in the treatment of prostate cancer when used in combination with doxorubicin. The drug combination has also been found useful in the treatment of ovarian and stomach cancer.
Viagra - A Treatment for Pulmonary Hypertension and Mountain Sickness
Pulmonary Hypertension is a medical condition associated with high blood pressure in the blood vessels going to the lungs. To cure this condition, Viagra, marketed under the name – Revatio is prescribed. Viagra may also be useful in treating mountain sickness because it lowers pulmonary pressure and enables a climber to exercise in low oxygen conditions or at high altitude.
Viagra does not work instantly
A lot of people have the misconception that consuming Viagra results in an instant erection. In fact, it takes about 30 to 60 minutes for the drug to get absorbed in the blood stream. It should ideally be taken about 1 hour before (and not more than 4 hours before) the sexual activity.
Memory and Learning
Taking Viagra can boost the human mind’s memory and learning skills. It might also be of some help in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, in the future.
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