My First Encounter With Erectile Dysfunction

My first encounter with erectile dysfunction was simply miserable. It was a complete shock. It felt like a betrayal. It inundated me with confusion. It turned my world upside down. From being brilliant and close to perfect, my life took a sharp turn downhill.

I had graduated from university a couple of years ago, was working at a prestigious (at least as far as I was concerned) financial firm in NYC, worked hard, made a good living, had good friends, and was very upbeat about life and the future. It was one of the first summer days of the year and the city was teaming with life. It was like a happy story from..


What on Earth Should I Do Now?

Here I was, in my 20’s and not able to function sexually. I had a problem. A big problem. And I had zero self-confidence at this point. I was lost. My bright outlook on life was shattered to pieces. I didn't want this. And it was not only erectile dysfunction that had hit me..


It Was Time for a Change

The pharmaceutical drugs had been working wonders for a long time. They enabled me to have sex. And given that I had no success in finding an actual solution to my problems, I was reluctantly OK popping a pill before having sex. But it had made me complacent about solving..


I Made It! I Found the Solution!

Probably the most important thing I learned from my 10-year long battle with sexual problems is that my body is a very, very complex and sophisticated system of countless number of parts. It is extremely delicate and sensitive, and it needs constant care, attention and maintenance..

May Medications Cause ED And Libido Problems?
It turns out, many common medications can, in fact, cause erectile dysfunction and libido complications as a side effect.

Did you know that Viagra was a drug whose the desired effect was to aid Angina patients with blood flow to the heart? And that getting erections was simply a side effect?

Very few medications are perfect, meaning they only affect the targeted area. Most drugs are imprecise, meaning they affect several parts of the body, even though only one part is the desired one. All other effects are side effects..
Can Shockwave Therapy Cure Erectile Dysfunction?

A survey published in Sexual Medicine, reported that 72% of experts who were surveyed stated that they believed low-intensity shockwave therapy could be effective for treating ED.

What is shockwave therapy? This treatment entails applying a probe to the penis which sends energy from acoustic waves to different parts..

Men With Gout More Likely To Have ED

Research has concluded that men who have the illness called gout, often also struggle with erectile dysfunction. A gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis characterized by recurrent attacks of a red, tender, hot, and swollen joint. The joint at the base of the big toe is affected in about half of the cases..

Could Unhappy Relationships Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

Recent research has shown that porn can cause ED. However, a new study now also reported that men in relationships that masturbate (and watch porn) frequently, were also more likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction and to be unhappy in their relationship?

This research study on 335 participants..

Playing Video Games Can Lower Your Sex Drive

Video games are in almost every home these days, and it is estimated that about 1.2 billion people play these games. Several studies have been done on how this impacts overall health, and now a study has also been done on our sex lives.

This study on 396 men, published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine, found a lower prevalence..

More Sleep = More Sex

Although this research study was done on females, it is probably fair to assume that similar outcomes would also apply to men.

A study of 93,668 women aged 50 to 79, published in the journal Menopause, has shown that lack of sleep for women is highly correlated with less sexual activity.

The study showed that women above..

ED Might Be A Sign of Diabetes (And Other Health Problems)

In Singapore, the statistics show that men with diabetes on average develop erectile dysfunction 10-15 years earlier than men that do not have diabetes. And 75% of the men with erectile dysfunction will also have or develop diabetes.

Dr. Tan says he has had many patients come to him for ED treatment..

History Of Viagra

Although Truelibido is all about overcoming erectile dysfunction through natural means and not by using pharmaceutical drugs, we still wanted to dedicate a post (with a nice infographic) to the pharmaceutical drug Viagra.

Viagra was the first successful pharmaceutical drug for treating erectile dysfunction, and it has enabled millions of men to have successful..

Watching Pornography Likely To Cause Sexual Difficulties

A recent study of 312 men has reported that there is a strong link between watching pornography and several sexual dysfunctions such erectile dysfunction, delayed ejaculation, decreased sexual satisfaction, and diminished libido.

The study reviewed persons between the ages of 20 and 40 years. The researchers..

Working At Night Can Cause Erectile Dysfunction

According to a new scientific study, men who are working overnight hours on a regular basis are more likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction, low sex drive and other complications related to sexuality.

This study examined data from more than 2500 patients at an andrology clinic between July..

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