Herbal male enhancement products are often unregulated Viagra or similar

Somehow I have seen these ads and just assumed they were scams; but if that were the case, why would they stay on the air? Now, it seems, they do work, in some sense; many contain Viagra -like drugs, and the doses may be dangerous to some:
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For men on common heart and blood-pressure drugs, popping one could lead to a stroke, or even death.
“All-natural” products with names like Stamina-RX and Vigor-25 promise an apothecary’s delight of rare Asian ingredients, but many work because they contain unregulated versions of the very pharmaceuticals they are supposed to replace.

That dirty secret represents a special danger for the millions of men who take nitrates – drugs prescribed to lower blood pressure and regulate heart disease. When mixed, nitrates and impotency pharmaceuticals can slow blood flow catastrophically, leading to a heart attack or stroke.

An Associated Press investigation shows that spiked herbal impotency pills are emerging as a major public health concern that officials haven’t figured out how to track, much less tame.

Emergency rooms and poison control hot lines are starting to log more incidents of the long-ignored phenomenon. Sales of “natural sexual enhancers” are booming – rising to nearly $400 million last year. And dangerous knockoffs abound.

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3 responses to “Herbal male enhancement products are often unregulated Viagra or similar

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