Spider Venom Good For Erection Problems

Scientists have now found a possible link between spider venom and a possible treatment for erection problems (erectile dysfunction)

Just one bite from the Brazilian wandering spider (also known as the armed spider, banana spider or Phoneutria nigriventer) has been shown to cause erections that can last up to 4 hours in duration.

The spider is native to South and Central America.

Scientists at the Medical College of Georgia are studying the spider and believe the species contains a possible breakthrough in a the treatment for erectile dysfunction.

“when a human is bitten by this spider, we can observe many different symptoms including priapism, a condition in which the penis is continually erect.’

Dr Kenia Nunes, one of the physiologists responsible for the study said “The venom is extremely rich and can cause several side effects –¬†when a human is bitten by this spider, we can observe many different symptoms including priapism, a condition in which the penis is continually erect.”

Could Snake Venom Be The New Viagra

Its very early days – the study is still in its preliminaries.

Another substance that has shown tremendous promise as a possible alternative to Viagra is Pomegranate.

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