Pearling Can Cause Erectile Dysfunction

In recent years there has been a rise in men turning to ‘pearling’ to enhance sexual pleasure for their partner during intercourse. pearling cause erectile dysfunction

Pearling entails the men to insert plastic beads or pearls under the skin of his penis by either a piercing professional or by the man himself. This is meant to boost physical stimulation by applying extra friction to a womans clitoris.

Dr Tobias Kohler, men’s sexual health expert, has warn that pearling can be dangerous as it can damage the urethra (a tube that carries urine from the bladder) and cause chronic pain, and even cause erectile dysfunction and scar tissue formation.

It has been reported that a 19 year old  man from Flordia tried inserting a pearl into his penis, but seven hours after making the incision he was rushed to hospital with swelling and worsening pain to his penis and blood in his urine.
Doctors had to remove a hematoma (a deep swelling of clotted blood) and cauterized the wounds to stop the bleeding.

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Could Cialis Be Effective In Treating Cancerous Tumours?

cialis 20mgA clinical trial is underway which will hopefully show that Cialis weakens the ability of a tumour to fight the human immune system.

The trial is specifically focusing on those people suffering from tumours in the head and neck.

Professor Joseph Califano from the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital explained that a suppressed immune system could be the reason why these tumours respond so aggressively. He added that Cialis could prevent the immune system from producing nitric oxide which was being used by the tumours to create a shield to protect them.

It is hoped that Cialis will help the body to fight tumours on its own and cause them to shrink and possibly disappear.

Other research has already been done using Viagra for cancer treatment by Professor Ivan Borrello , a colleague of Dr. Califano. They have been working together on other studies using mice but reportedly prefer using Cialis because it works for longer period before wearing off.

One of the great advantages of using Cialis to treat head and neck tumours is that the drug is safe and its side effects are minimal.  In fact it was even noted that when compared to radiotherapy or chemotherapy the side effects of Cialis were significantly more pleasant!

Obviously the Cialis will not cure cancer alone but it could be used as a complementary treatment alongside standard cancer therapies.

Both men and women are being enrolled into the clinical trial which has been funded by the National Cancer Institute in America. It is hoped that the daily doses of Cialis over the two week trial period will boost the immune systems of the participants.

Dr. Califano mentioned that the male participants were very happy about the idea of being given Cialis as part of their treatment for cancer.

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Talc Can Increase Risk Of Ovarian Cancer

Scientists have warned women who regularly use talcum powder on their genitals that they have a higher risk of ovarian cancer. talc

Researchers studied 2041 women with ovarian cancer and 2100 women who was free of the disease.
They found those who used talc were 33% higher risk of ovarian cancer.

Dr Daniel Cramer, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, thinks there should be warning labels on talcum powder as talc can get into the vagina and the upper gential tract if applied to the genitals.

The study came a week after Johnson & Johnson had to pay $72 million to the family of a women who allegedly died of ovarian cancer after using their baby powder.

Ovarian cancer is the 5th most common cancer in women and most common in women who have been through the menopause.

Around 7,100 women in the UK are diagnosed with ovarian cancer every year.

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Over-The-Counter Supplements May Be Unsafe

Around 40-70% of men will experience sexual dysfunction at some point in life. herbal viagra

To avoid the embarrassment of speaking to their doctor or paying for a prescription, many buy over-the-counter (OTC) products.

However some over-the-counter drugs which are sold as alternatives to prescription only medication (POM) actually contain the active ingredients of the prescription only drugs.

It has been found that an OTC product was advertised as “natural” but contained Sildenafil, the same ingredient found in the prescription only medicine Viagra which is used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED).

Sildenafil belongs to a group of medicines called phosphodiesterase-5-inhibitors (PDE5Is).

PDE5is cannot be legally sold over-the-counter as taking them without doctors supervision can be dangerous for someone with an undiagnosed cardiac condition, and other conditions such as high or low blood pressure.

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Carbohydrates Could Increase The Risk Of Lung Cancer

It has been revealed that carbohydrates could be bad for your lungs aswell as your waistline.lung cancer bagel

A study found that there was a 49% increased risk of lung cancer in people with a high glycemic index diet compared to those with a low glycemic index diet.

However the study also found glycemic load had no significant association with lung cancer risk. Therefore it could suggest that it is the quality, not the quantity, of carbohydrates consumed that may increase the risk of lung cancer.

Lung cancer is one of the most common cancer and around 44,500 people in the UK are diagnosed every year.

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One You

one youOne You is a new campaign organised by the Public Health England to help adults live a healthier life.

Without knowing, everyday we are increasing our chance of becoming ill later on in life by excessive alcohol consumption, unhealthy eating, being unactivate and smoking. All these contribute to an unhealthy you.

Choices we make today have an influence on our health and could lower the risk of suffering from a stroke or living with dementia and prevent diseases such as heart disease, cancer and type 2 diabetes.

One You is here to help, encourage and support you to be a healthier you.

Please CLICK HERE to take part in the ‘How Are YOU’ quiz and start the fight back to a healthier you.

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No Smoking Day – 9th March 2016

No Smoking Day is on 9th March 2016 and has been organised by the British Heart smoking day 2016

The day aims to help and encourage people who want to quit smoking and help them on their path to be  ‘proud quitters’.

Since the first No Smoking Day in 1983 there has been millions of people quitting smoking.

But there is still around 10 million people in the UK that smoke and around 100,000 people die from smoking-related causes every year.

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A High-Protein Diet Is Important For Weight Loss

kim kardashian westA new study has revealed that a high-protein diet is important for weight loss.

According to scientists from Purdue University, Indiana, eating protein causes people to feel fuller.

Protein activates satiety hormone release which helps you feel fuller longer.

Kim Kardashain West, a reality star, is following a high-protein diet, low-carbohydrate Atkins diet to help her shed her baby weight.

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Could Feeding Babies Peanuts Reduce Their Chance Of Becoming Allergic?

peanutExperts have found that feeding peanuts or peanut butter to babies may reduce their chances of becoming allergic as they get older.

550 children who were considered to be at risk of delevoping the allergy were fed peanut snacks in their first year of life.

British scientists found they were 74% less likely to develop a peanut allergy by the time they were 6 years old.

The children who took part in the study were carefully monitored for signs of illness.

Experts have stressed that parents must consult their doctor before feeding their at-risk babies peanuts.

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Can Yogurt Help Reduce The Risk Of High Blood Pressure?

yogurtResearch has shown that women who eat five or more portions of yogurt a week are less likely to develop high blood pressure (hypertension) than those who ate yogurt once a month.

Data taken from 100,000’s of men and women have found that the risk of high blood pressure was lowered by a fifth.

The effect was more visible in women as women tend to eat more yogurt than men.

Thoese who ate yogurt 5 times a week saw the benefit more than people who ate lots of fruit, vegetables, beans and nuts.

Another way to treat high blood pressure is medication such as beta-blockers and diuretics. But like every medication they come with side effects. One of the side effects is erectile dysfunction.

If you have any concerns that you have high blood pressure, please see your GP.

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