13 Interesting Facts about Viagra you don’t know

Viagra is basically a drug (sildenafil) which is used to treat erectile dysfunction in men, also known as impotence, which is because of insufficient blood flow to penis creating difficulty in erection.  This blue pill is not only for the purpose of Erectile Dysfunction; in fact, it is used for other medical treatments as well. We are going to mention these interesting facts in the following text.

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Anti-terrorist weapon: Viagra was used as an anti-terrorist weapon during the Afghan wars. The Afghan chiefs were old men, which failed to please their wives. CIA officers instead of bribing these chiefs with cash or weapons offered them Viagra and in return demanded information about Taliban.

Jet lag: Viagra is said to treat jet lag especially when a person is traveling to East. It resets the body to new time zone.

Improving sex drive: The desire for sexual activity is not increased by Viagra directly, but it is seen that it helps slow down the enzymes. This decreased activity of enzymes in the blood vessels in return helps increase the blood flow to the penis allowing improved sexual drive.

The effectiveness: This drug, Viagra, is about 80 percent effective in normal men. In impotent individuals, it is 60 percent effective and also 60 percent effective in diabetic patients.

Treating cancer: Research suggests that Viagra can help slow down the cancerous tumors. It helps kill few bacteria and cancer cells.

Saving tigers: Before Viagra, tiger bones were used to treat erectile dysfunction. After this drug in the market, tiger bones sales reduced, saving tigers.

Treating pandas: Giant Pandas in captivity are said to be shy of sex. When Viagra is consumed by them, it sexually stimulates these shy or impotent pandas and helps them overcome their shyness and increases the stamina. They then mate easily while in captivity.

Viagra and heart attacks: Viagra does not directly cause heart attack, but it may predispose a patient towards it. Older adults, with pre-existing heart disease or history of stroke, are at a huge risk of heart attacks. Viagra may encourage the platelets to stick together and form blood clots which serve to be dangerous. This causes excessive stress in the body. On the other hand, if Viagra is used in a correct way, it can actually prevent few heart diseases. Research suggests that this drug improves blood flow by improving the pumping ability of the heart and may be used for congestive heart failure and more diseases in future

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For athletes: Athletes are known to use natural remedies and steroids to improve their performance. Viagra is also used by few of them to boost their performance.

Conception: Viagra not only treats erectile dysfunction, but it also improves the uterus lining, helping older individuals conceive.

Babies: Underweight or premature babies can be given Viagra which contains nitric acid, which helps improve their growth.

Plants: Viagra is not only beneficial for humans, but also for plants. Viagra-consumed plants are healthier, greener and grow fast.

Memory: Research suggests that Viagra helps improve memory and may be used to treat Alzheimer’s disease.

 

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