When sildenafil Viagra was introduced in , it revolutionized the treatment of male sexual dysfunction. For one thing, this important but intensely personal issue came out from under the covers, as men began to approach sexual woes as medical problems, not personal failings. For another, the most common problem got a new and more accurate name, as erectile dysfunction ED replaced impotence, a term that's derived from the Latin for "loss of power. It's encouraging progress, but since some 18 million American men have ED, there are about six million who won't respond to the ED pills.
Acupuncture Therapy Program
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But acupuncture has anecdotal and scientific evidence backing up its powers. For thousands of years, this Chinese practice has helped alleviate a host of physical and mental conditions, and modern medicine has warmed up to the idea that anxiety might be one of them. They need to be inserted into very specific locations based on your physical or mental symptoms. Points for anxiety may include your breastbone, between your eyebrows, or the insides of your wrists.
Acupuncture for Sexual Health
Since her book Sex Again was published in , Dr. Blakeway has seen an increase in the number of women making appointments at YinOva for help with low libido and other sexual problems such as failure to orgasm or painful sex. Acupuncture promotes circulation along pathways that surround the reproductive organs as well as other organs that influence sex drive, like your kidneys, Dr. Blakeway explains.
A recent study concludes that acupuncture relieves generalized anxiety disorder GAD , a condition characterized by excessively intense and debilitating chronic anxiety. GAD sufferers cannot relax, startle easily and have impaired concentration. Overall, GAD sufferers are chronically worried and anxious.