Is Viagra Addictive?

Viagra isn't physically addictive

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Is Viagra Addictive?

There’s no evidence that Viagra is addictive. In fact, the ability to get an erection again can help a lot of men with anxiety overcome their fear of intimacy and regain their confidence. Viagra can have the opposite effect of addiction, enabling men to have better erections without any medication. Viagra isn’t physically addictive.

Psychological Viagra Addiction

But it’s possible that guys who have difficulty getting a full erection might become psychologically dependent on Viagra. Erectile dysfunction isn’t just about not getting an erection. ED also includes softer erections, less girthy erections, and erections that don’t last long enough for “satisfactory” sex. Men who experience these symptoms may feel like they need to use Viagra every time they have sex. The fear that they won’t be able to get an erection without Viagra can even reinforce this dependence on Viagra. The fear becomes fact, and in a way, Viagra becomes psychologically addictive.

If you feel like you’re developing a Viagra addiction, talk to your partner about your stress and anxiety. ED isn’t something that you should have to face on your own.

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