How erection works? - Learn to protect it

If you know how erection works, you can protect it and enjoy your sex life to the fullest.

How erection works

Men, it is important for you to know the answer to this question to enjoy firm erections for many years in your life. Ladies, if you know how it works, you can do things to help your man to keep it up.

So, how does erection work?

It all starts in the brain. A man sees or smells things that turn him on. The brain sends the signal to the blood vessels. Penis has arteries and veins in it. They are used for different purposes. The arteries provide the inflow of blood to the male organ, while veins provide the channel for the outflow of it.

An erection happens, when the brain uses hormones to send the signal down below. The arteries get wider and let in more blood. The veins get tighter and keep the blood in. That’s how the erection is attained. The porous tissues of penis get filled up with blood, and it stands up. The amount of blood in the organ determines the quality and firmness of the erection.

 erection works

What kills your erection?

There are some foods or other things that can kill or significantly weaken your erection. For one, there is the rule of a thumb: what keeps your erection strong, also keeps your heart healthy. Many men do not care for the heart health much. However, little they know about its direct effect on the erection.

Your heart is a pump. If it is strong, the erection is secure and firm, too and the other way around. So, here is a list of things to do to protect your manpower.

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How to protect erection?

-    Eat well

You are what you eat. Unhealthy junk food can clog your blood vessels and damage your heart. Weak heart equals failed erection. Clogged vessels block the blood inflow to your penis, and the consequences can kill your love life. So, get more fruit and veggies into your diet. Eat more sea fish and lean meat to stay healthy.

-    Workout

Surely, erection is not attained by muscles. However, if you exercise regularly, you increase the block circulation and keep your heart and vessels healthy.  You already know what that means. And you shed extra pounds. The more fat you have, the more blood is needed to service it, and the less your penis gets.

-    No heavy drinking

Alcohol or cigarettes damage your blood vessels and reduce the amount of sex hormone produced in a male body. So, quit smoking and pick your drinks wisely. Some red wine is good for your erection, but heavy drinking kills it.

As you may see, there are things you can do to protect your erection. It is important to know who it works and what affects it the most. 

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