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Viagra in Food?

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posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 11:34 AM
I fully understand that prisons and military routinely put Saltpetre (Potassium nitrate) into prepared food to prevent erections (although according to it is an Urban Legend that it actually causes this effect...although Herbals going back to Medieval times will beg to differ).

I also understand that a large number of pharmaceuticals find their way into our Water Supply in more than just trace amounts (Drugs in US Water Supply, Prozac, Painkillers Found in Tap Water).

However, I had my first, first-hand experience this weekend with Viagra put in food!

I had taken my family out to eat at a National Restaurant Chain (not to be named for obvious reasons). My daughter had Soup, my S.O. had Chicken and Salad, and I had Steak. My daughter and S.O. were fine, but before we even left the restaurant, I knew there was something wrong.

Thankfully, I don't ever have to fear Food Poisoning or other such things as my body will generally flush the entire contents of my bowels and stomach the moment it detects a problem. So, assuming such might be the case, we rushed home so that I could be near a bathroom when such an inevitable event occurred. However, such didn't happen, and 5 minutes later I had a physical reaction I wasn't expecting...

...I got a case of Priapism lasting over 8 hours!

Let's just say that I was so engorged after eating that my male anatomy, rather than my waist-line, gained several inches beyond the point that there was physical tearing of tissue.

Thankfully, a night of rest and everything returned to normal by mid-morning the next day, but that was not only painful but entirely unexpected.

My S.O. joked that perhaps that is why that National Restaurant Chain is so popular with the Elderly demographic, which is the vast majority of their clientele.

Has anyone else experienced this? Is this a sign of the times? I can't imagine a Restaurant Chain purposely doing this as the intentional dispensing of pharmaceuticals to their clientele without a prescription would put them far outside of the law, but then again, it certainly might help their business dramatically doing such under the table.

So, is this an isolated event or an underhanded business practice to attempt to boost patronage during Economic tough times? Inquiring minds would like to know.

[edit on 9-11-2009 by fraterormus]

posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 11:51 AM
Do you think it might have been a testosterone additive and not viagra per se?

It might be possible you hit a piece of steak from a rather well injected cow?

posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 11:52 AM

I just don't even know what to say about that.

posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 11:54 AM
reply to post by fraterormus

Sounds like it could have been some sort of chemical reaction given the amount of additives in food, especially these days.

There are certain foods that can increase verility although its disputed, as for an increase in erm mass
thats something that I am not so sure about as to cause etc.

Can you imagine if it was actually something deliberate, this would become the norm....


(May contain offensive humor to some, thought I might mention just in case)

Was it fast food?, I understand why you would not want to mention the actual food chain etc or why you might not want to mention the category etc.

[edit on 9-11-2009 by XXXN3O]

Mod Edit- removed video.

1b.) Profanity: You will not use profanity in our forums, and will neither post with language or content that is obscene, sexually oriented, or sexually suggestive nor link to sites that contain such content. You will also not use common alternative spellings or net-speak alternative for profane words.

[edit on 9-11-2009 by elevatedone]

posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 11:57 AM
I had the same problem this weekend when I downed a few bottles of corona in between shots of cognac at our local tavern

posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 12:06 PM

Originally posted by Seiko
Do you think it might have been a testosterone additive and not viagra per se?

It might be possible you hit a piece of steak from a rather well injected cow?

Granted I don't eat a lot of meat, limiting myself to approximately 2-4 lbs a month (36 lbs a year)...however, I've never experienced such a thing from eating meat before.

However, that is an interesting theory. When I cook meat myself I usually buy Organically Grown meat (although OG Beef is a misnomer as they are still fed blood-meal) then again, I'm usually not eating meat with Antibiotics and Hormones. And, this was a National Restaurant Chain that specializes in Steaks, so their Beef is probably more processed and filled with Hormones than most.

So, I'm not going to discount that as a it is definitely the most logical explanation thus far, but the reaction happening within 5-10 minutes of eating seems to make it seem unlikely. To be digested and absorbed into my bloodstream that quickly wouldn't it have to be refined for quick release as a pharmaceutical would?

posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 12:20 PM
That's some experience fraterormus!

Parsley is also used to 'spice the food' and it's known to cause sexual incitement but not in that extent I'd guess. The reason I mentioned parsley, was to point out that adding sexually exciting ingredients into the food is nothing new in restaurant business.

But if you are correct, and viagra was the 'secret' ingredient, then I think the restaurant has exceeded all boundaries of tactfulness.


posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 12:25 PM

Hormones used in beef cattle include the male hormone testosterone and its synthetic equivalent trenbolone acetate, and the female hormone progesterone including three synthetic derivatives zeranol , 17 beta-estradiol, and melengestrol acetate (MGA). All HGPs are either implanted or injected into the cows except melengestrol which is a feed additive.

Priapism is a medical emergency, seek care at once.

Priapism may be associated with haematological disorders, especially sickle-cell disease, and other conditions such as leukemia, thalassemia, and Fabry's disease, and neurologic disorders such as spinal cord lesions and spinal cord trauma (priapism has been reported in hanging victims; see death erection). Recent breakthroughs in research of the disease have pointed to a raised level of the biochemical adenosine being the cause of the condition. This seems to cause blood vessels to dilate and has the potential to influence blood flow into the penis.

Priapism has also been linked to achalasia. Priapism is also known to occur from bites of the Brazilian wandering spider.


Potential complications include ischemia, clotting of the blood retained in the penis (thrombosis), and damage to the blood vessels of the penis which may result in an impaired erectile function or impotence. In serious cases, the ischemia may result in gangrene, which could necessitate penis removal.


Medical advice should be sought immediately for cases of erection beyond four hours.

posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 02:27 PM
It could have just been someone messing around in the kitchen to try and get a laugh out of it. You never know what could be going on in there, just my thought anyway

posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 02:30 PM
Wow where in the heck did you eat at,sounds kind of bizarre,did the waitress stare at you and ask"I see you enjoyed your meal" lol

posted on Nov, 13 2009 @ 02:43 PM
The following is my opinion as a member participating in this discussion.

Colombian chefs unveil Viagra-laced passion fruit dessert

A group of young Colombian student chefs have unveiled a new dessert made from passion fruit and Viagra, claiming it had aphrodisiac effects on everybody who has tried it.
"We got the idea four months ago when we were dealing with a nutrition project for older people," Juan Sebastian Gomez said at an international gastronomy fair on Thursday.

so, fraterormus, did you happen to eat any blue-tnited dessert items at the restaurant before you left?

As an ATS Staff Member, I will not moderate in threads such as this where I have participated as a member.

posted on Nov, 13 2009 @ 03:18 PM
I hope my wife doesn't find out what restaurant this is. I'll never get any sleep.

Pretty strange though. You know you could have gone to the Dr and gotten a blood test to see what was in your blood from the food (if anything). Of course, if you live in Canada where its free that wouldn't be a problem but I would imagine in the USA that would cost a couple hundred bucks.

How long did the effects last for?

posted on Nov, 13 2009 @ 03:42 PM
You can rule out actual V in your food by observing whether you had hightened sensitivity to light. It also has a mild laxative effect on some people. If you didn't have anything of the above, that probably wasn't it.

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