It's always important to open dialogues up around things like erectile function, especially as most men in their life will experience it to some degree. It's a common myth that ED is caused by not being sexually attracted to your partner and whilst that may be the case for some, its far more likely to be something else.
- Heart problems, such as high blood pressure and atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries)
Diabetes (between 35% and 50% of men with diabetes get ED)
- Some medications for blood pressure, anxiety, and depression
- Nerve disorders, like Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis
- Hormone problems
- Mood problems such as stress, anxiety and depression
- Smoking and drinking alcohol
- Certain types of prostate and bladder surgery
Cordyceps is a fungus which grows in high mountainous areas above 4,500m. Its healing powers were found when cattle and dairy farmers in Sikkim in Northern India found that when their livestock was including the fungus in their diet, the animals had much more vigour and produce a higher quality of milk. Once the local people began incorporating it into their diets the effects were obvious.
Cordyceps is widely used to strengthen the primal Kidney functions, which include sexual functions, brainpower, structural integrity, and healing ability. As a sexual tonic, Cordyceps is considered to be one of the best. It is commonly used for impotence, sexual maliase, frigidity, and infertility.
There has been an increase in research over the last decade or so on the effects of Cordyceps and as a result, the wonders of this herb can be clearly seen. Cordyceps exhibits very broad biological and pharmacological actions in hepatic, renal, and cardiovascular diseases. It has effects on immunological disorders including cancer. Pharmacological actions of cordyceps are primarily due to bioactive polysaccharides, modified nucleosides, and cyclosporine like metabolites.
Importantly, cordyceps assists the vascular system, improves the function of the microcirculation and improves efficiency at the capillary level whilst helping to regulate blood pressure and strengthen heart muscle. In turn helping blood flow to the penis and nourishing stress levels aids in erectile function and overall wellbeing.
The best part, when you blend Cordyceps with other tonics such as Reishi and Astragalus, Cordyceps' power is increased, as the synergy of the various herbs results in an even more powerful tonic.
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