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Old 12-02-2007, 10:14 PM
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LONDON: Men who want to boost their performance in the bedroom should drink pomegranate juice, says a new research. According to the University of California scientists, a daily glass can act like Viagra.

Lead author Dr Christopher Forest says that the juice is rich in antioxidants, which increases blood supply to the genitals. For the study, the team tested 53 men with libido problems. They found that nearly half the men who drank it for a month said they found it easier to perform.

"Pomegranate juice has great potential," the ‘Mirror’ quoted Forest, as saying.

Pomegranates have already been associated with reducing the risk of heart disease and preventing prostate cancer.

Researchers had previously asserted that a daily 0.236 litre glass of the fruit’s juice not only increases the stability period of prostate cancer four-fold, but that the effect is so marked that they believe it can also make it possible for men between the ages of 60 to 75 to live out a full life span without the need for medical treatment, rather than dying from the cancer.

That study was conducted by researchers from the University of California who looked at 50 prostate cancer patients who had surgery or radiotherapy, who had experienced a post-treatment increase of PSA (prostate specific antigen), indicating that cancer was still present in their bodies.

During the study, the researchers measured the men’s PSA levels to calculate how long they took to double. They found that men suffering from prostate cancer with short doubling times are more likely to die from their illness, and that the average doubling time is 15 months.

They noted that consuming a glass of pomegranate juice everyday extended the doubling period to 54 months, and that there was also evidence that the juice was actually killing off prostate cancer cells.

Dr Allan Pantuck, who led the study, said that the improvements had been surprising, and that though it was not a cure, scientists may now be able to stump prostate cancer growth.
What a coincidence....I just took pbd's advice and started adding pomgranate and açai extract powder to my green tea.
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Old 12-03-2007, 12:03 AM
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This leads to the question ... what if a man were to drink his Viagra with pomegranate juice?
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Old 12-03-2007, 06:56 AM
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This leads to the question ... what if a man were to drink his Viagra with pomegranate juice?
yes, but I have to do it with a cold shower
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Old 12-03-2007, 10:55 AM
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Does this mean I'm going to get "pomegranate juice" spam? in addition to all the viagra spam I get?
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Prelox is a patented unique blend of two circulation-enhancing ingredients including Pycnogenol, which contains powerful bioflavonoids that originate from plants and help keep blood vessels dilated for optimal blood flow. L-Arginine, an amino acid found in many foods, is the other ingredient coupled with Pycnogenol that ultimately promotes blood flow.

Pycnogenol and L-Arginine work together to enhance nitric oxide, a crucial chemical for sexual arousal, said Steven Lamm MD, from New York University School of Medicine Prelox is the perfect solution for men who want the same outcome as other prescription nitric oxide enhancers, but with a natural approach.

The randomized placebo-controlled study was conducted at the Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. Fifty patients with moderate erectile problems were asked to take two Prelox or placebo tablets in the morning and evening. The erectile quality of men was monitored using the same methodology as applied in clinical trial with pharmaceutical drugs - in a diary consisting of a questionnaire. In addition, semen, spermatozoa and blood samples were collected to measure nitric oxide and testosterone. The study consisted of a four-week period, followed by a wash-out period, another four-week period, and a final washout.

At the end of the treatment period, patients treated with Prelox achieved high questionnaire scores, whereas the placebo group had no significant effects. The erectile function score of men (mean age 37 years) at trial start was in average 14 out of a maximum 30. After one month on Prelox, the erectile function score increased to 27, which resembles almost completely healthy values such as those found in twenty year old men. Parallel to the increase of erectile function, the mean number of intercourse more than doubled during treatment for those who took Prelox. Treatment with Prelox produced a steep increase of nitric oxide activity in most patients and no changes were indicated for the placebo group.

This European study confirms my experience in a clinical trial with Prelox I carried out two years ago said Lamm. "This is the third clinical study showing that men can achieve greater erectile quality with Prelox, move past their performance anxiety and get more satisfaction from their sex lives."

Blood analysis revealed an increased testosterone level during supplementation with Prelox. This is not a direct result of the supplement but is typical for men with increased sexual activity. The men in this trial reported a dramatic increased frequency of morning erections. Moreover, their partners noted a higher interest for sex as well as better performance.
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