Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Do Love Drugs Really Work

Cupid In A Bottle:

For thousands of years, people have sought out substances reputed to increase sexual potency, desire and have better sex. Known as aphrodisiacs, these have ranged from powdered rhinoceros horn to ginseng root, from particular foods (oysters, grapes, chocolate) to the dangerous, often deadly dried-beetle concoction known as Spanish fly.

Today we have Viagra, Levitra, and Cialis: pharmaceutical agents that promote erections for men. But these drugs are not a solution for everyone: They don’t work in all men, they are not recommended for people taking certain medications – and, while usually effective in triggering male erection, they do nothing to increase sexual desire in men or women. Sexual desire is different than sexual potency.... Read the rest of the story here.

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