Men should not take Viagra before surgery, doctors warn

Preparation for surgery is as important as the surgery itself. And because of non-compliance with the doctor's recommendations for the preparation of hundreds of operations have to cancel. The most common problem relates to the fact that patients eat before the surgery or do not comply with the schedule of medication.

According to experts, drugs to treat erectile dysfunction, such as Viagra and Cialis contain nitric oxide. It dilates blood vessels and relaxes the muscles. Due to the combination of nitrous oxide and other anesthetic drugs used during surgery, the patient's blood pressure can be reduced greatly, according to

Scientists say: you should not take Viagra or Cialis a day before the operation, because these drugs are excreted more than 24 hours. In addition, it is important to inform the specialist conducting the anesthesia, the admission of impotence drugs. It is necessary to tell and about other medications, prescription as well as means of alternative medicine, including ginger, ginseng and other supplements.

It needs to be applied to the penis shortly before sex. Experimental gel contains tiny doses of nitroglycerin explosive and special ingredients that allow it to easily penetrate the skin. the release of nitric oxide occurs under the skin. This expands the tiny blood vessels that provide blood flow to the penis, reports The Daily Mail.

At present, for the treatment of erectile dysfunction used drugs such as Viagra, Cialis and Levitra. However, approximately 30% of men taking these drugs, do not notice any improvement. In addition, many suffer from side effects such as headaches, nausea and hot flashes. So men usually offer other treatments. In particular, it is possible to inject drugs directly into the penis, or use a special pump that increases blood flow to the body. But these methods are not very popular.

Perhaps the new gel with nitroglycerin change the lives of these men for the better. In the UK, it has already begun clinical trials involving nearly 200 volunteers aged 18 to 70 years suffering from erectile dysfunction. Men use gel before sex with a component of explosives or placebo. Participants were asked to have sex for a month, at least once a week.

Researchers regularly poll volunteers. Then they will compare an experimental group and a control. To estimate how long the possible effect, the scientists will monitor the participants for another 5 months. Experts hope that the gel would act faster than existing drugs for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Some of them need to take a few hours before sex.

According to its authors, it is possible without the pills reduce the risk of impotence, writes The Daily Mail. So experts advise to eat a handful of berries thrice a week, or to drink a few glasses of wine. On the effectiveness of the berries can be compared with hiking for five hours a week.

The secret of flavonoids and anthocyanins - natural compounds from berries. For example, the flavonoids from blueberries reduce the degree of impotence by 14%. These compounds can be found in cherries, blueberries, radishes, black currants and blueberries. And citrus flavones have the same effect.

If you combine the habit of walking and a diet rich in fruits, berries, the risk of sexual dysfunction will decrease by 21%. The fact that the claimed compounds and improve vascular physical activity status. But impotence is often a sign of bad blood vessels and heart.