Erectile Dysfunction, also known as ED or impotence, is the inability to get fuller, harder erection of the penis to satisfy both partners. It can be shameful and devastating for men. And sometimes the situation becomes so grim that it may lead to divorce.
Erectile dysfunction is linked to many factors such as:
- Kidney diseases
- Heart disease
- HIgh blood pressure
- Bladder Cancer or Surgery
- Some other possible causes are the stimulants, diuretics, drugs that are used to treat, high blood pressure, Cancer, or Depression.
What is Apple Cider Vinegar?
Apple cider vinegar is fermented apple juice made from apples. It must contain the standard amount of Acetic Acid which is at least 4gm per 100ml to be classified as vinegar.
Some of the benefits of Apple cider vinegar are: it can cure sore throats, congestion, stomach pain, lowers the weight, treat diabetes, heart diseases. It also may be able to treat skin problems such as dandruff, and acne.
Can Apple cider vinegar cure Erectile dysfunction?
There is no scientific study exists about Apple cider (ACV) vinegar directly treating Erectile dysfunction (ED). But some of the health benefits of ACV are that it may control diabetes, weight and prevent heart disease. Apple cider vinegar helps to treat some of the major causes of Erectile dysfunction which in the end may treat ED indirectly.
Men with type 2 diabetes are possibly affected by Ed. This study in the patients with Type 2 diabetes have found that the hyperglycaemia is reduced when ACV is added to a high-GI meal.
Therefore, diabetic patients will may be benefited by the use of Apple cider vinegar in reducing Erectile dysfunction.
Obese men might develop Erectile dysfunction very earlier in their life.
This study investigated the effects of vinegar intake on the reduction of body fat mass in obese Japanese. They found that the Acetic Acid (ACOH), a main component of vinegar was able to prevent the metabolic syndrome by reducing obesity.
Heart diseases are also a main cause of Erectile dysfunction in Men. Apple cider vinegar may help to lower blood lipids and cholesterol. This can lead to improved heart health which in turn may be able to cure Erectile dysfunction.
This study on 4 June 2014 on the female mice found that ACV induced a protective effect against erythrocyte, kidney, and Liver Oxidative injury, and lowered the serum lipid levels in mice fed high cholesterol. It suggests that ACV possesses Oxidative stress Scavenging effects, inhibits lipids peroxidation, and increases the levels of antioxidant enzymes and Vitamin
Therefore, Apple cider vinegar may be very helpful for overall health for Men. And a small amount of Apple cider vinegar may be ideal to cure your erectile dysfunction if you have the above problems.
But there is not enough Scientific study and experiment done yet which can tell us its direct benefit for Erectile Dysfunction. Please consult your doctor before using it as Erectile Dysfunction treatment.