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Black Ginger: Natural Viagra

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Posted on Jun 05, 2018, 4 p.m.

Legendary reputation of this spice can precede itself, particularly if you are from the East. Kaempferia parviflora is renowned for its effects on male sexuality, endurance, sexual prowess, and increasing libido.

Viagra works via a mechanism known as phosphodiesterase inhibition: Phosphodiesterase-5 in particular is an enzyme that cleaves a bond into the compound cAMP known to mediate vasodilation within blood vessels via nitric oxide synthesis. The compound loses action and vasodilation subsides when these bonds are broken, inhibiting bond cleaving the compound persists longer within the blood and is able to exert its effects, most notably dilation of the cavernosal artery found in the penis translating into firmer and longer lasting erections. Black ginger extracts work using this same PDE-5 inhibition mechanism.

When using black ginger as a pro-erectile supplement it is important to set realistic expectations as it is not as potent as synthetic PDE-5 inhibitors. Viagra, Cialis and other pharmaceuticals are stronger inhibitors but they are also more likely to cause undesirable side effects such as severe headaches, dizziness, nasal congestion, and priapism. Priapism is the nightmarish never ending erection which absolutely no male ever wants to experience ever, which treatment for is typically done using a needle and syringe.

Black ginger also acts on the dopaminergic system boosting levels of this neurotransmitter that plays an important role in normal sexual function in addition to its PDE-5 inhibiting effects. Individuals who exhibit reduced dopamine sensitivity or low levels of dopamine commonly experience sexual dysfunctions, and it will not be fixed with mere use of vasodilators.

Dopamine levels are increased as an added plus for the beneficial abilities of black ginger, as well as improving moods and help to combat depressive illness, in this sense black ginger is considered to be superior to pharmaceutical options, as abilities tackle both issues of diminished penile blood flow and arousal to sexual stimulus due to upregulation of dopamine receptors.

Black ginger extract also possesses other beneficial functions such: decreasing time taken to become erect again; said to increase length and girth of penis; may promote lifespan via activation of sirtuin 1 gene; improves symptoms of BPH; improves brain function; anticholinesterase activity may help to offset dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

Anything affecting functions of the heart via vasodilation or blood flow alteration is not a good thing if you are in sub-par health condition, the heart is resilient but it does have limits as to what it can handle. Black ginger should not be put on the nope list just because of a little extra fat as it has the ability to increase caloric expenditure. Facts are higher metabolic rate not only increases the rate of calorie burning it also boosts recovery, stress resistance, improved sleep patterns, and energy production. Stimulation of AMP-activated protein kinase increases rate of calorie burning in mitochondria of muscle cells resulting in increased energy production. Black ginger also activates brown adipose tissue that possesses thermogenic properties found in the mitochondria itself.

It is worth noting that there is very little to no evidence of any adverse side effects experienced while using black ginger, it has long been recommended by the Thai Traditional Medicine Institute as a safe supplement with centuries of proven use behind it.

Black ginger should not be used if the individual suffers from preexisting arrhythmias as it may exacerbate the condition. Black ginger does not affect blood pressure adversely nor does it affect hormonal balance making it safe to use with hormone replacement therapy. Doses between 1000-1500 mg daily is normal with the average dose being 1200mg.

Looking at black ginger from an overall perspective it can be seen as much more than a shot in the dark or one hit wonder in regards of boosting sexual prowess, as it also works to address the issues of sexual sensitivity dysfunction while boosting mood and energy levels in the process.

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