Alternative uses of Viagra

Viagra is the most popular and reliable medication which improves mens sexual function, helping men to have full and happy sexual life. In 1992 researchers developing Viagra for stenocardia(angina) treatment discovered that Viagra is more effective against erectile dysfunction(ED). In 2007 years Viagra covered more than 50% of the market of all drugs used to treat ED. In these 15 years researchers managed to identify more than fifteen alternative uses of Viagra.

The number of Viagra alternative uses discovered by scientists is impressive. The secret of Viagra consists in ability to increase blood flow in the blood vessels due to blocking a certain enzyme called phosphodiesterase type 5. That's why Viagra is attracting a large interest as a remedy that can be effective in a wide range of health conditions, especially in cardiovascular diseases.

The most well-known alternative uses of Viagra include:

  • A weak solution of Viagra can can help restore wilting flowers. It is considered that inhibiting phosphodiesterase type 5 increases the amount of nitric oxide and thus helps flowers to stay alive.

  • In some studies Argentinian researches discovered that Viagra may help people who travel by air manage with their jet lag. Viagra speeds up the time necessary for adapting to time zones changes.

  • Viagra can be recommended to relieve the symptoms of cold hands associated with Raynaud's Disease. It is believed that Viagra increases blood flow to the extremities. Patients who took twice a day 50 mg of Viagra noticed a significant improvement of their condition.

  • Scientists from Virginia university proved that Viagra helps restore blood flow and heal heart muscle in patients who had a heart attack.

  • In Italy, some scientists identified that Viagra can be proposed for patients with heart failure. Due to improving blood flow, lowering high blood pressure in the blood vessels and helping the lungs to work better ,Viagra helps patients to improve their condition.

  • English researches found that Viagra can be recommended in patients with Crohn's Disease. Viagra enhances blood supply and thus, regenerating processes of the damage area in the intestine.

  • Some researchers believe that due to increasing blood flow to the womb and stimulating the growth of the cells, Viagra may help women with infertility. Viagra can also help women in pre-eclampsia, condition when arteries that supply oxygen to the fetus are narrowed. Viagra relaxes the smooth muscles of these vessels, thereby prevents hypoxia of the fetus or premature birth.

  • Viagra helps control glucose blood level in people with diabetes. It was found that Viagra may reduce some chemicals that may trigger cardiovascular diseases in patients with diabetes type 2.

  • Some chemicals similar to Sildenafil citrate (active ingredient of Viagra) help patients suffering from pulmonary arterial hypertension live longer due to increased blood flow to the lungs.

  • Nearly 300 men with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) found positive effect of Viagra on their condition.

  • One US trial showed positive effect of Viagra in relief of pelvic pain.

  • Some researches have shown therapeutic effects of Viagra in multiple sclerosis, breast cancer, Alzheimer's Disease and other illnesses.

As a conclusion we should mention that pointed above alternative uses of Viagra are in very early stages of researches. Any way as a necessity you should consult your doctor before taking Viagra for erectile dysfunction or for other purposes.