For many men suffering from erectile dysfunction, ED vacuum pumps are a first-line solution to help with symptoms. They’re easy to use, and also avoid potential drug interactions and serious side effects from medications – but like many ED options, are still associated with a variety of myths and misconceptions.
Here are some of the most common myths about ED vacuum pumps - and why they’re false.
While it’s true that a vacuum pump can make an erection larger, it’s only temporary. When used correctly, VaxAid pumps create a vacuum around the penis. This vacuum draws blood into the penis, quickly giving the user an erection, with continued use resulting in a harder, long-lasting erection.
However, these effects are only temporary – in the short term, vacuum pumps will make the penis somewhat larger than normal, since depending on the veracity of the pumping, more blood than normal can be forced into the penis. This makes it engorged to the point of enlargement, but once the erection has passed, the penis will return to normal size. An erection achieved without the penis pump will typically differ in size.
A study of vacuum pump users with erectile difficulties found that 90% had improved erectile function after use. Plus, we've specifically designed VaxAid to remove the dangers and problems of other pumps, making them a safer alternative to ED medications that may cause hard side effects such as fainting, headaches, and blurred vision.
While vacuum pumps like VaxAid won't remove the problem preventing you from achieving or maintaining an erection, it's the single best way to recover your sexual capacity and confidence. By causing the penis to swell with blood, an erection pump helps to create a firm erection in a matter of minutes.
It’s true that maintaining a healthy diet and getting enough sleep can help your overall health and start to improve erectile function, but that isn’t all it takes.
There are several underlying issues that can potentially cause ED, including things such as cardiovascular issues, stress, depression, anxiety, sleep apnea, low testosterone levels, certain kinds of prescription medications, diabetes, smoking, and more. That’s why it’s important to work with your healthcare provider to first determine the cause of your ED symptoms. Once you have done so, helping your physical symptoms through penile exercises and vacuum pumps can help.