Erectile dysfunction:

Can pomegranates really help with erectile dysfunction? So far, several studies have indicated pomegranate or pomegranate juice has been beneficial. A rabbit study compared the effect of pomegranate extract antioxidants versus water on penile blood flow and erection ability. Investigators found that pomegranate significantly improved both of these factors, as well as smooth muscle relaxation (important for erectile function) when compared with placebo. Dietary antioxidants improve arteriogenic erectile dysfunction.   Also-see Pomegranate

If a rabbit study isn’t convincing, a trial conducted with 53 men who had mild to moderate erectile dysfunction may be better. This was a crossover trial, which means all the men took pomegranate juice (for four weeks) and placebo (four weeks), with a two-week washout period in between. Erectile function improved in 42 men; for 25 of them, the improvement occurred after they drank pomegranate juice. Efficacy and safety of pomegranate juice on improvement of erectile dysfunction

Although erectile dysfunction is more common in men over 75, men of any age can develop erectile problems.

ED is not an over treated condition, despite media representations. On the contrary, studies have revealed that 90% of those suffering from ED, never go for treatment.

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