English Colums

Vol.18: ED and depression
The depression is very much disease in today. When glancing, it has nothing to do with ED, but actually ED has a big relation to the depression. As I previously wrote that the cause of ED included an oxidation stress or social stress. In fact, these two stresses can be causes of the depression, too....  read more
Vol.17: Aging odors and ED
The smell which is called "ageing odors" starts increasing as we get older. The origin of aging odors is "nonenal," which is generated by decomposition of the fat content in the body. Also it’s known that the decomposition of the fat is promoted by the oxidation stresses. In other words, the person who has many...  read more
Vol.16: The relation between MDMA and ED
MDMA (methylenedioxymethamphetamine) is a synthetic narcotic which is known as Ecstasy. It is an illegal drug and it is said that there are many users because it is convenient and available in tablet form. When Manabu Oshio was arrested for drug use (MDMA), it attracted many people’s attention in Japan. MDMA’s characteristic is a euphoric...  read more
Vol.15: Is Cialis good for the metabolic syndrome?
Cialis is a popular and the latest ED curative which gives less chance of getting side effects and it lasts for more than 24 hours. Also, there is some research which reported that it is effective for the various symptoms, besides ED, such as improving vascular function. This time, we introduce the research which was...  read more
Vol.14: Is the ED curative effective on the enlarged prostate as well?
ED curatives such as the Viagra, Levitra, Cialis are called PDE5 inhibitors as a generic term. PDE5 (phosphodiesterase-5) is an enzyme which decomposes the substance which is called cyclic GMP (cGMP) in the cells. cGMP is the important substance which gives influence to dilatation of the vessel and neural-transmission and so on, too. Because the...  read more
Vol.13: ED self-check Part-3
For the men who have recently been concerned about not getting a sufficient erection or getting a weaker erection compared with when they were young, or unevenness of erection depending on physical condition, why don’t you try the ED self-check? Like every other disease, early detection and prompt treatment are also essential for ED. The...  read more
Vol.12: ED self-check Part-2
For the men who have recently been concerned about not getting a sufficient erection or getting a weaker erection compared with when they were young, or unevenness of erection depending on physical condition, why don’t you try the ED self-check? Like every other disease, early detection and prompt treatment are also essential for ED. ...  read more
Vol.11: ED self-check Part-1
For the men who have recently been concerned about not getting a sufficient erection or getting a weaker erection compared with when they were young, or unevenness of erection depending on physical condition, why don’t you try the ED self-check? Like every other disease, early detection and prompt treatment are also essential for ED. The...  read more
Vol.10: Be careful with counterfeit ED curatives
Internet shopping has become an industry in excess of 4 trillion yen in Japan. It is extremely convenient as we can purchase various things with one click. However, for the purchase of prescription medicine, it also has a dangerous side, and there have been quite a few cases reported which have resulted in death from...  read more
Vol.9: Not getting an erection in the morning is a warning signal of ED
Most men must have experience of "getting erection when waking up". In fact, this "morning erection" can be an important factor to detect the initial-symptom of ED, as well as the type and severity of ED. The terrestrial Mammalia repeats non-REM sleep (deep sleep) and REM sleep (comparatively shallow sleep) during sleeping. As for the healthy...  read more
Vol.8: Diabetes and ED (erectile dysfunction)
Why does diabetes (DM) cause ED (erectile dysfunction)? There is a very close relationship between diabetes (DM) and ED (erectile dysfunction). Diabetes is reported as the highest in frequency as the primary cause of ED and it occurs with moderate and serious ED in 30% and 60% of diabetic patients, respectively. Also if we include mild degree...  read more
Vol.7: ED and cycling
Most people would imagine the emergency room or the orthopedics department when they are told that someone got hurt and went to the hospital during cycling. However, did you know that, in fact, quite a few cyclists end up at the urology department? According to a study in the United States, it has been reported...  read more
Vol.6: The most sexless country in the world: Japan
According to the Durex sexual well-being survey 2007, which is a sexual attitude survey implemented by Durex Inc, a condom manufacturer, the top three countries in the ranking for the number of times to have sexual intercourse per year was as the following. 1st Greece 164 times 2nd Brazil 145 times 3rd Poland...  read more
Vol.5: Mechanism of an erection
How does the erection occur? It is a physiological-phenomenon, but I know that not many people know its mechanism. When saying it plainly, the erection is a kind of "hyperemia". The erection occurs when the penile vessels become loose and dilated, and blood flows into the cavernous body. It is the nitric-monoxide (Nitric oxide: NO)...  read more
Vol.4: Difference between Impotency and ED
You may have heard an explanation that ED (erectile dysfunction) is the same thing as "impotence". However, this is a big mistake. Impotence was used with cases where the person didn’t get an erection at all or had no reproductive capacity (Strictly speaking, men who didn’t get an effective erection and failed in 75% of...  read more
Vol.3: ED curative doesn’t work!
We sometimes provide advice for patients who say that the ED curative doesn't work at all. When asking them about their situation in detail, we usually find out that they take the tablets after meals. All of Viagra, Levitra and Cialis are required to be taken before meals (1 hour before if possible). It is...  read more
Vol.2: Cause of ED: Oxidant stress
I previously explained that there was a social stress which related to the sympathetic nerve and a cause of ED. So, there is also another cause which is called "oxidant stress". Whichever it is, it sounds like something not so good if you don’t know what it actually is, doesn’t it? Oxidization is defined as...  read more