Hair loss drugs cause erectile dysfunction that lasts for years

According to a new study from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, men who take Propecia have a greater than 1% chance of becoming permanently impotent.

Propecia (and Proscar, both contain Finasteride [1]) is a 5α-reductase inhibitor [2] (5α-reductase is an enzyme that converts testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT)).

A lot of men are suffering from hair loss and they are ready to do anything they can, in order to reverse their hair loss or to regrow the most of their hair back. And an empty head is a huge disappointment for the most of us and a low confidence factor.

Drugs containing Finasteride used to treat hair loss for years. The side effects of these drugs are known for years, but when people stopped using these drugs, the most of the side effects were gone. But according to this new study [3, 4], these drugs cause erectile dysfunction that lasts for years (and even Viagra won’t cure the problem).

According to the study, some users of the drugs were impotent for 4 years after stopping taking them and is a bigger risk factor than diabetes and smoking. So guys, be careful with these medications. There are many communities out there trying to find the best hair loss solution, without any sexual side effects so you can find some alternatives solutions safer than Propecia.


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