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Quote from: palo15 on January 30, 2021, 07:48:06 PMHi Wilson, There's a drug called Proscar, which is prescribed for middle aged men (usually) for an enlarged prostate, a very common and benign condition. It shrinks the prostate by interfering with the production of certain male hormones which cause the prostate enlargement. It's not supposed to have bad side effects, like Erectile Dysfunction, or presumably no one would prescribe it or it would never have gotten approval. But, like a lot of drugs, it later came under scrutiny. Take the usual dose of Proscar, whatever that is, and cut it in half and you've got what is called Finasteride. It was discovered early on that Proscar, by blocking certain male hormones, also reduced male pattern baldness. It was theorized that Finasteride would also do the same. This was studied and shown to also have this effect. Male pattern baldness (which is not what this forum is about) is caused by genetically sensitive hair follicles on the top of the head (never on the sides, like over the ears) which are hit by male hormones and this causes the hair loss on top. You need both the genetically sensitive hair follicles on top of the head and the male hormones for the hair to fall out. Some men don't have the genetically weaker hair follicles so their hair never falls out and they live their whole lives with a full head of hair, in spite of the hormones. Those who have the weaker hair follicles lose that hair at some point and to some extent (it's highly variable). Finasteride came into use in the late 90s to treat, usually with hair transplants, male pattern baldness. But, around 2010 controversy arose over use of Finasteride with some saying it caused Erectile Dysfunction, even after men stopped taking it. There were lawsuits over this. Rather than calling the drug "dangerous" it's probably better just to call its use highly controversial, even though it is still on the market. But, I have not heard of any studies linking Finasteride use to Peyroines. So, I'd rather doubt it's relevance to the issues in this board. Kegel is a pelvic floor exercise and I'll have to defer to others if they have more specifics on it and in what a "hard flaccid" is.