ED Vacuum Pumps: Three Common Myths

by Andrew McPherson December 17, 2020

3 Common Myths About ED Vacuum Pumps

There are a variety of treatment options available for erectile issues, many of which are non-surgical and noninvasive. Which treatment option is best for you will depend on the type of erectile problems you’re having and your health/medical history.

For many men, 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. Today we’re debunking three common myths about ED vacuum pumps.

Vacuum pumps can increase a penis’ size.

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 - a completely scientific process.

In the short term, this 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, making it engorged to the point of enlargement – however, once the erection has passed, the penis will return to normal size. An erection achieved without the penis pump will typically differ in size.

They don’t actually work.

A comprehensive study of vacuum pump users with erectile difficulties found that 90% had improved erectile function after use. And 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.

We've 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. Additionally, these drugs may take upwards of 40 minutes or so to kick in, while vacuum pumps work almost immediately.

My symptoms will improve if I get a good night’s rest and eat healthier.

While it’s true that maintaining a healthy diet and consistently getting enough sleep can help your overall health and start to improve erectile function, that isn’t all it takes. There are dozens of issues that can potentially cause ED, including a number of potential physical and mental health problems such as cardiovascular issues, stress, depression, anxiety, sleep apnea, low testosterone levels, certain kinds of prescription medications, diabetes, smoking, and more.

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.

To learn more about Vaxaid’s unique hydro pump options, visit our shop or our FAQ section.

Andrew McPherson
Andrew McPherson


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