Erectile dysfunction, or ED, affects around 1 in 4 Aussie men, and unfortunately, only 14.1% of these men have received treatment for it.
There are a number of factors that can lead to erectile dysfunction, including age, weight, and cardiovascular health issues, as well as psychological factors like stress, anxiety and low self esteem.
So what are the options if you want to improve sexual performance?
Over the years, the sexual health world—and male health in particular—has seen countless solutions and remedies to enhance sexual performance and heighten sexual vitality.
These range from dietary supplements and herbal medicines like horny goat weed, to treatments promising better orgasms, gains in natural testosterone levels and sperm count, plus any number of other health benefits to do with the male reproductive system and sexual function.
Since 1998 though, we've seen huge leaps forward with legitimate medications being prescribed by medical professionals.
Sex pills for men, also known as male enhancement pills, were originally developed as a treatment for angina, but when it was discovered that the active ingredient could improve blood flow and was actually more effective as ED medication, the research changed direction and we now have a number of male enhancement pills safe for consumer use.
What are sex pills used for?
For men who have a sexual appetite but experience issues with erectile dysfunction, sex pills work for the majority of patients (94% of them, in fact).
The medications which Pilot prescribes for erectile dysfunction are called PDE5 inhibitors. These male enhancement pills work by increasing penile blood flow by targeting the enzyme responsible for the contraction of blood vessels.
This increased blood flow helps with improving sexual performance and maintaining harder erections.
Who are sex pills not right for?
It may be unsafe for some men to use Pilot’s erectile dysfunction treatment if they experience certain medical conditions, so during your consult it is important to discuss your lifestyle and health history with your doctor.
If you have suffered a stroke or heart attack in the past, have heart disease or cardiovascular health issues, or an eye disease called retinitis pigmentosa, most sex pills may not be right for you.
It is also important to discuss any medication you are on with a medical professional, as many sex pills may contain potentially dangerous drug ingredients if they interact with other medications or prescription drugs such as nitrates, amyl nitrite and other blood pressure medicines.
What are the side effects of using a sex pill?
There are a number of physical side effects that might be experienced when treating erectile dysfunction with sex pills, the most common of these include headaches, hot flushes, indigestion, congested or runny nose, and nausea.
Some patients have also experienced blurred vision and colour abnormalities.
Rarely, sex can cause continued blood flow to the penis resulting in a painful erection or an erection that doesn't subside over time. Prolonged erections that last over four hours can be dangerous, and should be treated by a medical professional.
If you experience such a side effect when using sex pills, visit an emergency department immediately.
How to choose the right sex pill
There are two options to consider when choosing the right male enhancement pill to level up your sex life: the blue pill or the yellow pill, each offering slightly different advantages to reach sexual satisfaction.
Got a hot date, having a special night in with your partner, or have the sexual desire for a cheeky one-night stand? The best sex pills for you might be the blue option.
If you think your sexual energy might endure over a couple of days and want to stay prepared for a more spontaneous sex life, the yellow “weekend pill” could be the sex pill for you.
How long do sex pills for men last?
Different sex pills work for varied periods of time. The blue pill lasts for 4-6 hours — perfect for planned sex, while the yellow pill can be effective for up to 36 hours meaning you can take one on Saturday morning and enjoy heightened sexual prowess throughout the weekend.
A common misconception about sex pills is that they cause an erection for the entire duration of the pill's effectiveness; this is—thankfully—not the case. Whether it's the blue pill, or the longer-lasting yellow pill, both simply make erections possible when there is sexual desire. If you're not turned on, sex pills have no effect.
What ingredients to look out for?
Due to Australian therapeutic goods regulations, we aren't able to name the ingredients in Pilot's sex pills before you speak to a medical professional, but we can assure you they are not just a dietary supplement made with natural ingredients.
Pilot's sex pills are scientifically designed and tested, and show proven results when treating erectile dysfunction.
With all male enhancement products, you should consult your doctor before going on a treatment plan, as the ingredients in certain sex pills may be unsafe, depending on your health history.
Where to get the best sex pills?
If you're serious about levelling up your sex life and getting your sexual vigour back, Pilot has the best male enhancement pills available.
To get started with Pilot all you need to do is complete a short quiz about yourself, and then have a text-based consult with an Aussie practitioner where you can discuss any sexual health issues you're experiencing.
They’ll prescribe you with the appropriate sex pills, and—from our online pharmacy—we’ll send out your ED medication in a discreet, unmarked box.
Your journey to regaining sexual focus and a better sex life starts today with Pilot.