Oral Testosterone (Jatenzo) is Finally Available

Clarus Therapeutics has finally gained FDA approval for Jatenzo, the first oral form of testosterone available in the United States. Previously, oral formulations of testosterone had been shown to cause liver toxicity. But, Jatenzo has been shown to successfully bypass the liver, instead entering the lymphatic system and then the blood circulation. Jatenzo comes in …

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Male Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: Signs and Symptoms

The pelvic floor consists of muscle, fascia, and neural tissues. As the name implies, these tissues encompass the floor of the pelvis. Dysfunction of these tissues can lead to one or several symptoms. The most common symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction are erectile, ejaculatory, and orgasm dysfunctions, chronic pain, urinary symptoms, constipation, and a decrease …

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The Spotlight is on Peyronie’s Disease

Peyronie’s disease has been getting more attention this past year, with Endo Pharmaceuticals playing a large part through their creative ad campaign for Xiaflex. Their most recent ad called “All Shapes and Sizes”, has even been on streaming services such as Hulu. Although they’ve run a number of different ads, the message has remained the same: …

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Peyronie’s Disease: Setting Things Straight

It’s great to see that there has been an increase in the awareness of Peyronie’s disease. Advertisements for Xiaflex treatment, for example, have been encouraging more and more men to seek help for a disease they are most likely too embarrassed to talk about. Although this is a good first step, it’s important to understand …

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Online ED Meds: Are they safe?

Recent studies on the prevalence of erectile dysfunction have consistently shown one thing. A large percentage of men who have erectile dysfunction do not seek treatment. Why not? Well, some men are embarrassed while others just want a quick and easy fix. This is where the recent prevalence of online doctors prescribing online meds comes …

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Cialis Goes Generic

Not even a year after Viagara went generic, Teva Pharmaceutical locked its place as the sole producer of generic Cialis (tadalafil), but only for the first 180 days. At that point, several companies are lined up to begin producing generic brands as well. People prescribed Cialis can expect a 50% or more decrease in price …

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A New Reason to Consider Testosterone

Many men with low testosterone avoid replacement therapy when they learn they may have to inject the medication themselves. The downside is that injections tend to be the least expensive method. When these men turn to topicals, they may find that they dislike the daily application, they don’t absorb it well and develop rashes, or …

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Shock Wave Therapy Treatment for ED: Does it Work?

It has now been a little over six months since we began offering Shock Wave Therapy (also referred to as Pressure Wave Therapy or LI-ESWT) for erectile dysfunction at Maze, with almost 50 patients having undergone or completed treatment with us so far. One of the first questions patients tend to ask is, “when will …

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Sudden ED? Your Medications Could be the Cause

As men age, they are more likely to be on an increasing amount of medications. We’ve all heard a commercial or radio ad for a medication, that lists side effects so rapidly that you have little chance of understanding more than a couple. Even your doctor may not have gone through every single side effect …

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