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boogle-buddie
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i keep seeing these penis enlargment pills all over then internet,and i was wondering if they actualy work? i have no interest in getting them even if they do, im just wondering wether they do or not.if they dont, how are they aloud to sell a false product? shouldn't that be illegal?

thank you

p.s the one i've done most of my research on is vimax. it seems to be #1 rated so im wondering if a major company like this can simply lie and say they give results.

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Nope, they sure don't work. I'm not sure how companies can get away with selling things like that...but there's no unbiased, professional research showing that these products actually accomplish anything. You'll be much better off if you save your money and be happy with your body.

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are you sure? i've read tons of home studies (not performed by a docter or anyone working for the company) and even a couple friends have told me the same thing. they work usualy, but the effects arnt as dramatic as they say.

do you have scientific proof that they dont work or are you just going off your own experiences?

thank you

(i might even buy them just to test it? im pretty happy with my penis size now but it could be a fun experiemnt?


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(7-10-2005) Speak to any health care provider who is NOT being paid by one of these companies and who has a genuine degree and you will find that they don't work. A few added citations:

Bolton, J.F. (2005). Penis enlargements. British Medical Journal, 330(7486), 280.

Angwin, J. (2003). Some 'enlargement' pills pack impurities. Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition, 242(31), B1-2.

Reid, B., & Stieg, B. (2003). Truth, stretched. Men's Health, 18(2), 58.

(2003). Big on the internet. University of California Wellness Letter, 19(11), 2-4.

Lee, P.A., & Reiter, E.O. (2002). Genital size: A common adolecent male concern. Adolecent Medicine, 13(1), 171-180. http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/drugs/2002-04-18-enzyte.htm

(You're only getting a few citations because I don't have time right now to do extensive research as I am currently firmly embroiled trying to finish my master's thesis.) If you'd like to do more research, I'd suggest calling urologists in your area or asking your own physician. Or you should head to your local university medical library. Google doesn't turn up too much useful when it comes to this topic - most of what you find there IS biased.

There have also been several law suits against manufacturers of these products for "natural enhancement" in recent years. I work in health care (as do several of our other staff members), and I can honestly say I have never heard a physician endorse one of these products. Nevermind the fact that there have been indications that they can be dangerous because they are NOT regulated and can interact with other medications or conditions. Most of the websites for these products state that they are "doctor approved" but never actually cite a specific medical professional whose credientials you COULD verify. The one "endorsement letter" that I could find while perusing several of these sites came from a doctor of psychology, not a urologist or other M.D. And really, let's be honest here, IF these products really worked, don't you think that the big drug companies and physicians would be buying them up and selling them out the wazoo?


That's from another thread where I addressed concerns very similar to yours.

Any home studies must be evaluated with a degree of skepticism. Keep in mind that it is NORMAL for the size and strength (for lack of a better term) of an erect penis to vary from erection to erection. That's just something that physically happens -- without any type of drug or other alteration. So it's possible that these individuals are noticing changes that would happen normally anyway. Furthermore, often measurements are not taken the same way each time, so that can definately lead to some irregularity...especially since people want to see change.

I would encourage you NOT to purchase or try these products. As stated above, they are unregulated and may even be dangerous to your health.

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ok, thank you for all your help.

but i have another question, i saw that alot of the ingedients are actualy proven to do things such as enhance erections and stuff like that, are there any type of food, or maybe a supplement that i could take to do the same? im not looking to gain penis size, but i see certain things actualy do help a man's penis.


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Hmm...well I'm not exactly sure what you mean by stating that there are ingredients in these supplements that are proven to enhance erections. If you've got some academic, peer-reviewed studies indicating such, I'd be interested in seeing them.

In terms of what we actually know, the only way to get the best out of your body is to be as healthy as you possibly can. There are no magic pills or special foods. So as long as your body is healthy, you should be in good shape. Drugs like Viagra, for instance, are designed to address actual physical problems. Really, you're better off to be as healthy as you can and learn to love your body.

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