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VIAGRA

Viagra is a drug that helps you get and keep a hard-on. It has become very popular with the gay male community. All of the television commercials advertising this medication do advise that you get a “check-up” first. However, this very important message seems to often be glossed over. There are lots of reasons why guys can’t always get it up and sometimes using a drug like Viagra is appropriate and sometimes it is not. Be sure you do get that “check up” before you start popping the pill.

A medical term for not being able to get your dick hard is impotence. There are many reasons this can happen. Here are just a few:

  • Alcohol Tobacco
  • Crystal Meth.
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Diabetes.
  • Thyroid gland problems.
  • Other medications: certain blood pressure treatments and several of the drugs used to treat psychiatric problems, particularly depression, often interfere with getting it up and keeping it up long enough to accomplish the task at hand.

The bottom line is that the problem of not being able to get that 16 year old adolescent raging hard-on may require more intervention than just popping a pill. Always talk about this with your health care provider first. You are also welcome to contact us here at Q-City with questions and concerns.

A few other important considerations with Viagra use:

  • If you are HIV positive and on antiviral medicines always review those with your health care provider when asking for a Viagra prescription. Certain drugs, particularly some of the protease inhibitors, can interact with Viagra often requiring a dose adjustment.
  • Viagra lowers blood pressure, as do poppers. Passing out during sex impresses no one!
  • Viagra use with any other recreational drug, including alcohol, is potentially risky to your health and that of your partner and is not recommended. There is a lot to be said for having great sex with another man in a totally lucid state with no mind altering substances on board, try it!

A tip from your brothers at Q-City: A hard dick is a very wonderful thing indeed! If Viagra is something than can enhance your sexual pleasure by all means look into it. Get that check up first though, preferably from someone who knows gay male health issues, and then use it responsibly! Viagra and condoms are the perfect match, always use them together!

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