Urinary incontinence (UI), or some level of loss of bladder control is not uncommon among men. In fact, 11-34% of older men experience it. Younger men can also experience UI due to certain health problems. As with most health issues, discussing the problem is the first step to addressing the symptoms and finding a treatment. There...Read more
Getting a vasectomy is a big life decision, and like with most major life decisions, timing is key. While the actual vasectomy surgery itself is routine, you still need to map-out the road to the recovery. Sure, you could be a tough guy and try to go back to work ASAP like it was no...Read more
Erectile dysfunction (ED) can often cause a lot of questions to circle through a man’s brain. “Why me?” “What’s causing this?” “What can I do about it?” ED is when a man has difficulty maintaining or achieving an erection to be able to have sexual intercourse or achieve an orgasm. At least 50 percent of...Read more
For many men, an enlarged prostate can be a major problem. Medications may stop working and surgery can have lasting side effects. Now, there's a new FDA-approved treatment on the scene, using a surprisingly simple principle. The UroLift® System treatment is a minimally invasive approach to treating an enlarged prostate, or Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), that...Read more
Although some studies in the past have indicated that taking erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs may reduce the likelihood of developing prostate cancer, new research published in The Journal of Urology® has found these drugs to not play a role in the prevention.Read more
ED and TreatmentED is a common issue. About 40% of men in their...
Testosterone is linked to libido, stamina, and overall manliness – so when your testosterone starts to lower as you get older you might be looking for a way to get it back to how it used to be. Here are three ways to increase T levels naturally:Read more
1. ExerciseHeavy resistance exercise has been shown to help strengthen...
There aren’t many medical procedures that elicit more groaning from men than the vasectomy. But why exactly have vasectomies earned such a bad reputation as an emasculating, fear inducing, and possibly life altering surgery? In this article we’ll shine some light on the myths and misunderstanding behind the vasectomy. Read more
Doctors have long recognized the association of testosterone and diabetes, specifically the greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes present among those with low testosterone. But the ways in which testosterone allowed the body to fend off diabetes had remained unclear. Now, researchers from Tulane University may have an answer. They have discovered the role...Read more
Whether it happens occasionally or consistently, erectile dysfunction (ED) can take an emotional toll on a man and his partner. Even though ED is fairly common, as it affects almost 20% of all men over 20 and 70% of men over 70, not being able to maintain an erection is often embarrassing, distressing, and...Read more
Testosterone (T) is known as a steroid hormone produced mainly by the testicles and to a lesser extent by the adrenal glands. T level production increases significantly during puberty, and begins to dip after age 30 or so. This hormone allows for the development and maintenance of male sexual characteristics and function as well as...Read more