Diabetes and Viagra || Solution for Erectile Dysfunction?

I hope people living with Type 1 diabetes are aware of the dire health consequence if they fail to manage their blood sugar properly. One the complication of diabetes which severly hampers the life of diabetic patients is Erectile Dysfunction

What is Erectile Dysfunction?
Failure to get boner among men resulting in poor sex life.
People suffering from diabetes are prone to get this complication. In fact it is found that more than 50% of diabetic patients above 50 are suffering from this problem.
Also, ED is not limited to elderly people, around 5% of young adult below 30 are suffering from this complication.
Hence, it is very crucial to understand its aspects and take measure to control your blood sugar, you may not face any problem now but slowly you will definitely fall prey to the diabetic complication.

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In this article we will study the link between diabetes & Viagra, and will see how these medication can help to solve the sex related problems.

 

Why diabetics get Erectile Dysfunction?
The erection is a complex function which involves work of your blood vessels, neurons and hormones. Prolong high blood sugar among diabetic damages the nerves and the blood circulation in the sexual body parts and reduce the sexual power in men.

How to handle this problem?

1. The first step is to control your blood sugar. The best way to control the complications is to get in the depth of the problem and take steps to control it.
You can easily manage your diabetes by taking low carbohydrate foods.

But how much carbohydrate is enough per meal?
It is an individual choice, but try to keep it below 25 g per meal.
This will give you dramatic effects in managing your blood sugar.

 

2. Oral Medications for Erectile Dysfunction
People suffering from ED are prescribed medications like Sildenafil (Viagra), Tadafil (Cialis) or Verdenafil (Levitra) by doctors.

These drugs have shown dramatic improvements in sexual life of Diabetic Patients, but don’t self-prescribe these drugs. These drugs have side effects and can cause additional complications if not taken properly.

Though these medications are widely used, around 40% of the patients do not respond these oral therapy. There are various factor involved for the working of Viagra, some of which are as follows:

a. These medications only work to improve the blood-flow to penis, but they do not set the mood for sexual intercourse. There are various hormones which act as “initiator” and set the mood for sexual intercourse, thus causing erection. So take the Viagra at least 30 mins before the action and do something to enhance the mood.

b. Taking high Fat diet
Consuming pill with high fat diet can result in poor absorption of medicine by the intestine. This cause medicine to get washed away from the body without showing its effect.

c. Some doctors avoid Viagra due to its side effects.
People suffering from diabetes have other complications like heart problem, blood pressure etc. Medicines like Viagra can interact with your heart medicines and can complicate your trouble.

The combination of Diabetes and Viagra can do great wonders, but it is important to consult doctors and get required prescription.
Here is the link of research about diabetes and Viagra

3. Check Testosterone levels
Around 30-40% of people do not respond to medication. This may not be due to the inefficiency of viagra but due to hormonal problem.
Before shunning this medicine, diabetic male should get its testosterone level checked from the nearest pharma laboratory. This hormone is responsible for the sexual mood and fertility, and it only takes simple blood check to find the levels.

Get this hormone level checked and consult your doctor for additional measure, the doctor may prescribe some other medications or may administer your with hormone injection.


Emotional Side

Erectile Dysfunction is not only a sexual problem, there are host of emotions attached to it. As a male you are not the only one getting affected by it, your spouse is equally suffering from this issue.
This is the testing time, instead of arguing, discuss the problem and look for possible solution.
diabetes and viagra

Further Read
Side effects of Metformin
Shoes for Diabetics

 

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