Men Need Estrogen to Stay Healthy

Over the past several years, the media has bombarded us with various treatments for low serum testosterone in men to prevent andropause, the male equivalent of menopause in women. But a study published in the Asian Journal of Andrology pointed out that estrogen “also plays a critical role in male sexual function.” Surprisingly, research shows [...]

By |2019-06-28T10:29:45-07:00January 19th, 2019|Testosterone|0 Comments

Nonsurgical Treatment for Prostate Cancer Is Gaining Favor

With the ongoing controversy on prostate cancer screening and PSA (prostate-specific antigen) testing, a trend appears to be developing away from aggressive surgical treatment for early-stage localized prostate cancer. Today, most urologists and radiation oncologists regard watchful waiting or active surveillance as an effective strategy for managing low-risk prostate cancer. Oddly though, only a minority [...]

By |2019-02-12T20:26:00-08:00March 22nd, 2018|Blog, Male Sexual Health, Testosterone|0 Comments

Sex and Illness

Any illness can have a dampening effect on one's libido. The general weakness and fatigue that accompanies sickness will naturally affect a man's sex drive and ability to respond to stimulation. Also, depending on the nature of the affliction and its severity, his range of movement might be limited to the point where he is [...]

By |2018-12-05T18:05:40-08:00January 19th, 2018|Blog, Male Sexual Health, Testosterone|0 Comments

How Men Can Stay Safe in Today’s Sexual Environment

Men have good reason to be concerned about sexually transmitted infections and diseases—whether a viral infection such as herpes, a bacterial infection like syphilis, or HIV/AIDS—as they have been on the increase in recent years. The time to worry about STDs is not at the moment of intercourse. You need a game plan long before [...]

By |2017-12-11T15:01:35-08:00December 19th, 2017|Blog, Male Sexual Health, Testosterone|0 Comments

4 Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer: A Quick Guide

Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States, affecting about one in seven men. The good news is that with the PSA (prostate-specific antigen) blood-screening test, transrectal prostate ultrasonography, and heightened public awareness, prostate cancer can be diagnosed early, which is the key to effective treatment. [...]

By |2017-12-19T19:52:03-08:00November 19th, 2017|Blog, Male Sexual Health, Testosterone|0 Comments

Andropause Is Not Menopause—but It Is Real

Similar to what happens to women during menopause, for men over 40, testosterone levels start to fall at an average of about 1.6 percent per year. Once serum testosterone levels fall below normal, symptoms of andropause, including a reduction in vigor and sexual drive, ensue. For young men, testosterone helps build muscles and develop strong [...]

By |2017-08-19T15:08:23-07:00August 19th, 2017|Blog, Male Sexual Health, Testosterone|0 Comments
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