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LADS are forking out £4,500 for thicker manhoods.
Daily Star, By Sarah Buchanan / Published 9th March 2016
Lots of lads are obsessed with the look and size of their penis.
And for those who feel like they’re seriously lacking in the trouser department, getting penis enlargement surgery or penoplasty might seem like the only option.
But length isn’t all that matters – a new cosmetic trend is seeing men opt for surgery to increase their girth down below.
Speaking exclusively to Dailystar.co.uk, certified plastic surgeon Dr David Alessi revealed everything you need to know about penis priming procedures.
“Men are asking for increase in girth,” he said.
But what does it take to bulk out the circumference of your trouser snake?
“Fat injections to increase girth involve taking fat from the belly and injecting it deeply into the penis," he continued.
The procedure takes around 45 minutes and will set you back £4,500 but you have abstain from sex for six weeks to let the penis heal.
As for the results of the manhood makeover, don’t expect to stretch more than 1inch wider than you were before.
And Dr Alessi revealed that the long-term effects of the procedure could be less than desirable.
“Unfortunately, upwards of 90% of men are dissatisfied with the results,” he said.
While penis enlargement surgery lasts forever, the same can’t be said for a girth job.
Shockingly just 12 months after going under the knife a man’s penis can become flat and uneven and it can also suffer from scarring.
“Lumpiness and loss of most of the fat within one year is the norm,” Dr Alessi admitted.
The medic, who founded the Alessi Institutes and Face Forward, a charity offering free procedures for victims of domestic abuse, warned that lads’ obsession with penis size could be a symptom of a serious psychological problem.
He said: “Most men who think they have a small penis actually don’t. Studies vary, but research suggests that the average erect penis ranges from under five inches to just under six inches.
“Most men who think their penis is too small have penis dysmorphic syndrome and would be better off seeing a shrink and not a surgeon.”
A terminally ill pensioner who had made arrangements with the Dignitas euthanasia clinic in Switzerland took his own life in his home, fearing he would be too ill to travel.
Lawrence Klein was a keen marathon runner and hillwalker when he was younger, but in 2014 his balance became increasingly unstable.
After being seen by audiology specialists, the 74-year-old from Reading was referred to neurology consultants at John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. They conducted MRI scans, but they were inconclusive.
As his health rapidly deteriorated, Mr Klein was told in early 2016 that the possible cause of his problems was corticobasal deterioration (CBD) – a rare and incurable illness which becomes progressively worse.
His wife Martha agreed to accompany him to a provisional appointment at Dignitas, but just a few days before they were due to travel to Switzerland he hanged himself while his wife was out shopping, an inquest heard.
Peter Bedford, senior coroner for Berkshire, told Mrs Klein: ‘You described how, for the three years before his death, Mr Klein’s balance became poor, he found driving exhausting, but what concerned him most was his balance.
‘These changes in his health were significant. He had previously been very active and ran marathons and half marathons, and enjoyed hill walking.’
By the time of his diagnosis, Mr Bedford continued, ‘Your husband could no longer walk a mile without becoming tired, he could no longer read for more than a few minutes’, adding that Mr Klein had contacted Dignitas because ‘he did not want to become totally dependent on others for his care’.
In a statement read out to Reading Coroner’s Court, Mrs Klein said:
‘My husband was becoming increasingly disabled. He was worried he would not be physically able to go to Switzerland.’
A general view of signage outside the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, which is investigating the deaths of four children who underwent heart operations there in recent months.
He saw consultants at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford
On the morning of June 10, Mr Klein had agreed that Martha should phone his sisters and let them know about his plan to end his life by euthanasia, which had until then been kept between the two of them.
Mrs Klein went out to go shopping that afternoon – and when she returned, she found her husband dead.
He had not left a handwritten note, but he had sent ‘goodbye’ emails to family and friends.
‘He sent the emails as he could no longer write by hand,’ the coroner said.
A conclusion of suicide while suffering from corticobasal deterioration was recorded.
A “natural” coffee promises to improve a drinker’s sexual desire and stamina through the use of three herbs. But it’s now being recalled after Food and Drug Administration tests found that the coffee — which has been linked to one death — actually contains the same active ingredients found in prescription erectile dysfunction drugs Viagra and Cialis.
The FDA announced Thursday that Caverflo.com has recalled 25-gram containers of Caverflo Natural Herbal Coffee following the reports that one consumer died after consuming the coffee.
Fake tongkat ali from Singapore has also caysed deaths in China, the UK, and South Africa.
Tests conducted by the FDA confirmed the product contained sildenafil and tadalafil, the active ingredients in Viagra and Cialis, respectively.
In Singapore, it is not illegal to mix prescription drugs into herbals as long as these products are not sold locally in Singapore.
While the product is advertised for use as a natural male enhancement, its website does not mention the active ingredients.
“Caverflo Natural Herbal Coffee is an absolutely all herbal beverage containing instant coffee and three herbs – Tongkat Ali, Maca, and Guarana,” the site states. “These Herbs grow wild in the jungles of Malaysia and have been used for centuries by the people of Asia and South America to greatly improve sexual health, libido, and overall wellness in men and women.”
The failure to declare the two active ingredients is actually quite serious, according to the FDA.
In fact, sildenafil and tadalafil can interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs, like nitroglycerin. If this occurs, those consuming the coffee could experience dangerously low blood sugar levels.
Men with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and heart disease often take nitrates, the FDA notes, putting them at higher risk of adverse reactions if they are unaware of the active ingredients’ presence.
In addition to the undeclared sildenafil and tadalafil, Caverflo says the product may also contain undeclared milk, which could lead to severe allergic reactions.
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