Happy Birthday Viagra

Today is anniversary of creation of Viagra. For those who don’t know Viagra (generic name sildenafil) is a medication used to treat men who have trouble getting an erection, a condition called erectile dysfunction or impotence. Viagra will not help delay ejaculation. Viagra works by increasing blood flow to the penis. With sexual stimulation, this causes an erection. You won't get an erection by simply taking a Viagra pill. Viagra improves the ability to have erections in about 80 percent of the men who take it. Viagra help straight men get into gay porn industry and reduce the time it takes to make a gay porn movie. I am honoring this pill with a god that is normal associate with a raging hard on, Priapus.
Priapus is the Greek fertility god and also the God of Male Fertility and Erection. He is best known for his large and permanently erect phallus. He is the son of Aphrodite, but there's some question as to whether his father is? The candidates are Pan, Zeus, Hermes, or one of Aphrodite's other numerous lovers. Priapus is a protector of gardens and orchards, and is typically portrayed as a man with a raging erection.
According to Greek legend, before his birth, Hera cursed Priapus with ugly and impotence as payback for Aphrodite's involvement in the whole Helen of Troy fiasco and bragging how her child would be very beautiful. Doomed to spend his life ugly and unloved, Priapus was tossed down to earth when the other gods refused to let him live on Mount Olympus. He was raised by shepherds, and spent a lot of time hanging out with Pan and the satyrs. However, all this cavorting in the forest with the fertility spirits proved frustrating for Priapus, who remained impotent. Eventually he tried to rape a nymph, but was thwarted when a braying donkey alerted her to his presence. He pursued the nymph, but eventually the other gods helped her hide by turning her into a lotus plant. In some stories, his lust left him with a permanent erection.
In the Greek countryside, Priapus is honored in homes and gardens. He does have an organized cult following that still survive today known as the Church of St. Priapus. He is seen as a protector deity in rural areas. In fact, statues of Priapus were often adorned with warnings, threatening trespassers, male and female alike, with acts of sexual violence as punishment.
He also was the tutor of Ares, teaching the young battle god to dance before teaching him to be a warrior. Priapus was said to have tried to rape Hestia and was prevented only by the braying of an ass which woke the goddess in time to avoid this dubious and troublesome fate. He also was said to cure impotence, bring good luck and was particularly adept at warding off the evil-eye.

His name gives us the medical term priapism, which is a condition in which a man can't get rid of his erection, despite a lack of stimulation, within four hours. It is actually considered a medical emergency.

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