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Coffee and ed
« on: April 06, 2017, 10:52:00 am »
Is it the actual caffeine that helps cure ed or is it the coffee? Ex. Would caffeine pills cure ed? Would decaf coffee cure ed?
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Re: Coffee and ed
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2017, 04:54:42 pm »
caffeine is a vaso constrictor (the opposite effect of viagra).  So if you have ED because of poor blood flow, caffiene would make it worse.
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Re: Coffee and ed
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Re: Coffee and ed
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2017, 05:41:04 pm »
I read an article similar to this that claims Caffeine both a Vaosconstrictor AND a Vasodilator…


Quote: "So a little education.  Caffeine is both a Vasoconstrictor and a Vasodilator.  Great but what does that mean?  Well it acts as a Vasoconstrictor (constricts blood vessels) to the muscles in the head and neck only, which is why it is so helpful for headaches.  When you get a headache is typically a rush of blood to brain blood vessels causing them to swell and that pressure against your skull is the “ache”, caffeine can help control this by shrinking the vessels back down.  And as a migraine suffer it does work!  The strange paradox is too much caffeine can actually caused “rebound” headaches but as long as you keep your dosage normal you should be fine.
Now it is also a Vasodialator (expands blood vessels) but this is to the rest of the body.  Caffeine has three metabolites (by-products) one of which is Theobromine which when broken down by the liver causes a dilation or opening effect of blood vessels to a majority of the body.  This is where it would come into play pre-workout as it can help with the “pump” or delivery of blood flow to the muscles.  This is also why you see it in so many NO (nitrous oxide) pre workout supplements, but more on those later"

http://www.bodysolutionskc.com/personal-training-information/articles/what-is-the-deal-with-caffeine/

True or not, I don't know. Coffee does not seem to raise my blood pressure or create ED problems for me.
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Re: Coffee and ed
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2017, 11:23:28 pm »
I read an article similar to this that claims Caffeine both a Vaosconstrictor AND a Vasodilator…


Quote: "So a little education.  Caffeine is both a Vasoconstrictor and a Vasodilator.  Great but what does that mean?  Well it acts as a Vasoconstrictor (constricts blood vessels) to the muscles in the head and neck only, which is why it is so helpful for headaches.  When you get a headache is typically a rush of blood to brain blood vessels causing them to swell and that pressure against your skull is the “ache”, caffeine can help control this by shrinking the vessels back down.  And as a migraine suffer it does work!  The strange paradox is too much caffeine can actually caused “rebound” headaches but as long as you keep your dosage normal you should be fine.
Now it is also a Vasodialator (expands blood vessels) but this is to the rest of the body.  Caffeine has three metabolites (by-products) one of which is Theobromine which when broken down by the liver causes a dilation or opening effect of blood vessels to a majority of the body.  This is where it would come into play pre-workout as it can help with the “pump” or delivery of blood flow to the muscles.  This is also why you see it in so many NO (nitrous oxide) pre workout supplements, but more on those later"

http://www.bodysolutionskc.com/personal-training-information/articles/what-is-the-deal-with-caffeine/

True or not, I don't know. Coffee does not seem to raise my blood pressure or create ED problems for me.

Many times when something endogenous or exogenous vasodilates in some areas, it can vasoconstrict in others, and vice-versa.  Like with me: I have vasodilation which shows up as red skin in the upper third of my body, seeming to have something to do with E2 getting too high -- but this often goes with vasoconstriction in other areas.
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Re: Coffee and ed
« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2017, 01:12:10 am »
caffeine is a vaso constrictor (the opposite effect of viagra).  So if you have ED because of poor blood flow, caffiene would make it worse.

It's not that simply unfortunately:  it probably depends a lot on whether or not you are a long term coffee drinker.  Long term java enthusiasts do not generally suffer the same fate according to blood pressure studies.  Furthermore, coffee can really help out the brain and gut flora.  So, if your problem is there, then you may benefit.  As always, you have experiment a little.
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Re: Coffee and ed
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