Archive for Erectile Dysfunction

Excuse me? Farts cause erections…?

Posted in Science with tags , , , , , , , , , on March 7, 2009 by neandergal

According to the article, Fart molecule could be next Viagra published in New Scientist, rats injected with an enzyme that produces hydrogen sulfide in human penises caused erections in the randy little critters. Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) smells like bad flatulance and rotten eggs.

Hydrogen sulfide relaxes blood vessels in the same way as Nitric oxide (NO). Erections occur because the arteries relax and allow blood to flow into the erectile tissue (corpora cavernosa).

What will they come up with next?


Alcohol stops men being a flop in bed

Posted in Science with tags , , , , , on January 26, 2009 by neandergal

Now before you get excited, the article, Alcohol stops men being a flop in bed, published today in New Scientist points out that it is only one or two drinks that may help prevent erectile dysfunction. A couple of drinks a day may keep erectile dysfunction away, but any more than that and you may end up with a teeny Martini weenie.