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How One Tech Company Is Changing How Men Think About Their Sexual Health

Guys, there’s something important that they probably didn’t tell you in sex ed. Healthy erections require strong blood flow. Unfortunately, blood flow to the penis begins declining around age 20, getting worse with age.

Changing How Men Think About Their Sexual Health

The natural decline in blood flow as men age is the leading cause of ED and other performance issues. It’s a problem most men will face in their lifetime — impacting 40% of men by age 40, and 70% of men by age 70 (Cleveland Clinic).

Pills and Injections Come Up Short

Invented in the ‘80s and ’90s, pills and injections for ED only mask the symptoms of poor blood flow, by temporarily relaxing vessels and allowing blood to flow more easily. 

Like a band-aid, they mask the problem without fixing the underlying issue. What’s worse, many men taking medications like Viagra report that it stops working within a few years (case study) — assuming they can tolerate the side effects. Plus, remembering to take a pill in time for a romantic evening can be a buzzkill.

Low-intensity Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy

Over the past decade, more than 40 clinical studies and reports have shown that there is a solution to this problem — a superior alternative to a lifetime of pills or injections for most men.

Low-intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy (Li-ESWT), sometimes marketed as “shockwave therapy” or “acoustic wave therapy,” uses powerful, targeted soundwaves to safely dissolve plaque in existing vessels, and encourage the growth of new vessels to support healthy tissue.

Can use in conjunction with other help solutions

Because there are zero side effects, men can complete Li-ESWT while using pills or other solutions, with zero downtime. However, most men who complete the full treatment protocol (which takes about 120 days) no longer need pills or injections to perform as they did in their teens in the bedroom.

No need to wait until you have a problem

Dr. Paul Thompson (Urologist & Surgeon) is the Chief Medical Officer at Launch Medical, and a pioneer in the use of Li-ESWT to help men restore and maintain their sexual health. When asked for comment, he shared:

“One of the most exciting aspects of Li-ESWT is that men can perform this therapy long before they have problems. Just like changing the oil in a car, keeping your vessels clear from plaque and ensuring your tissue has sufficient blood flow can mean that you never experience ED or other performance issues caused by the natural decline in blood flow that happens as men age. It’s a gamechanger that should be part of every man’s health regimen.”

The Phoenix: Revolutionizing Male Sexual Health

Dr. Thompson has used Li-ESWT in his clinic for more than a decade. He carefully developed protocols to help men maintain their performance, fix the leading cause of ED, and deal with the symptoms of Peyronie’s Disease.

Unfortunately, many men simply cannot afford to travel to a clinic for treatment. The average treatment cost in a clinic is $500, and most men would need at least 12 treatments to experience the full benefit – adding up to thousands of dollars.

The other challenge is the hassle of scheduling multiple appointments and traveling for each one. It just isn’t convenient, and many men can’t afford to take the time off work over the course of multiple months.

The world’s first at-home clinical-strength Li-ESWT device.

Enter The Phoenix. Dr. Thompson has partnered with Launch Medical to develop the world’s first home-use Li-ESWT device. It’s the only device on the market capable of delivering the same clinical-strength treatments, from the comfort of home without a prescription or awkward conversation with a doctor.

To date, the multi-million-dollar startup has helped more than 20,000 men restore the blood flow they need for strong, healthy erections at any age.

How does it work?

The Phoenix generates the same shockwaves (powerful soundwaves) delivered by the equipment used in clinics and doctor’s offices (see force plate comparison). 

As you move the stainless steel treatment tip along the surface of the shaft, the shockwaves non-invasively transfer through the skin, deep into the tissue of the penis. This helps in two important ways:

  1. Plaque that has collected in existing vessels is safely dissolved.
  2. Microtrauma in the tissue leads to angiogenesis: the growth of new blood vessels.

By eliminating plaque, blood flow is improved. The new blood vessels that form help bring in stem cells and other crucial nutrients to help support tissue repair.

How quickly do men see results?

The full treatment protocol takes about 120 days. Some men report improvement early on in the process, but the majority of men will need to consistently stick with the program (kind of like working out) to get the results they want. 

You can read reviews from verified customers by visiting their website.

Is it safe?

The Phoenix has earned multiple patents around the world because of the innovative, safe way treatments are delivered. Smart guidance technology helps anyone, even those without medical training, safely position the device and deliver effective treatments – completing the same process Dr. Thompson uses in his clinic.

There is a 36-hour lockout after each treatment, preventing overtreatment. Some guys believe that the more often they perform treatments, the more quickly they’ll see amazing results. However, gains with Li-ESWT happen during the days between treatments, as the tissue has time to recover and maximize blood flow. For this reason, Dr. Thompson recommends performing 2 treatments per week for 30 days, followed by 30 days off. 

You can easily get help and chat with an expert

To learn more about The Phoenix, visit www.getmyphoenix.com. You can chat with an expert 24/7 on their website. Experts are also available by phone 7 days a week from 7 am – 5 pm Pacific.

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Brad Anderson
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Brad is the former editor who oversaw contributed content at ReadWrite.com. He previously worked as an editor at PayPal and Crunchbase.

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