I have been performing the no-needle, no-scalpel vasectomy for over 10 years at this point. In my opinion, it’s the only type of vasectomy that should be considered. This method is faster, there’s much less discomfort, and has a very easy recovery as compared to the conventional vasectomy. It’s also the least invasive technique and …Continue Reading
Shockwave Therapy Successful for 70% of Patients with Mild ED
Almost 2 years ago, we started offering low intensity shockwave therapy as an additional treatment option for men suffering with erectile dysfunction. Approximately 70% of the men with mild ED noticed significant improvement in their erections and a portion were cured of their ED completely, meaning they no longer met the criteria for ED. For …Continue Reading
Revolutionary Infertility Test Finds Sperm in 44% of Men Diagnosed with Azoospermia
Almost nothing can devastate a couple trying to conceive, as a diagnosis of azoospermia. They often feel as though they will never be able to have a biological child. Our laboratory is now offering a new test (Extended Sperm Search & Microfreeze, or ESSM) that significantly increases the chances of finding and successfully freezing, thawing, …Continue Reading
Would You Recognize The Symptoms Of Low Testosterone, Even If They Were Staring You Right In The Face?
Image: Women’s International Pharmacy, WomensInternational.com At some point in most men’s lives, their testosterone levels will decrease. However, the symptoms that present themselves will be unique to the individual in terms of type and quantity. This can make detection and treatment difficult because, for example if a man exercises regularly but notices reduced muscle mass …Continue Reading
A New Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction?
We are really excited about a new treatment option for men who suffer from ED, — LI-ESWT (Low Intensity- Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy). LI-ESWT is a relatively new, painless method for treatment of ED. It has been proven, in the past 10 years, to be extremely effective in improving ED in most men. The …Continue Reading
Report: Testosterone Treatment to Increase Bone Density and Strength in Men Over 65
A report in the February 21, 2017 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association showed that testosterone replacement therapy for one year, “significantly increased their vBMD (volumetric bone mineral density) and estimated bone strength.” The study was part of the Testosterone Trials, which had previously shown improvements in all areas of sexual …Continue Reading
Testosterone Replacement Therapy Linked to Decrease in Cardiovascular Outcomes
Finally, the study we have all been waiting for is here. A February 2017 article in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association shows that Testosterone Replacement Therapy is associated with a 33% DECREASE in all cardiovascular outcomes, such as heart attack or stroke, in men with low testosterone levels. The report studied 44,335 …Continue Reading
Testosterone Treatment Improves Sexual Function in Older Men
A very important study recently published in the country’s most prestigious medical journal, the New England Journal of Medicine, evaluated the “Effects of Testosterone Treatment in Older Men.” The study included 790 men, 65 years or older, who had a low testosterone level. They were then treated with testosterone over the course of one year …Continue Reading
Screening Adults for Depression is Both Proactive and Preventative
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently recommended that all adults be screened for depression by their primary care physicians as a preventative measure and a means of identifying and treating symptoms early on. At Maze Health, we routinely screen our patients for depression and anxiety. The screening has often made us aware of …Continue Reading
Sexual education: 4 things you might be wrong about.
For many Americans, sex education involved a combination of awkward conversations with Mom and Dad, preachy abstinence-only lectures at school, and sensationalist stories traded among friends. In this environment, it’s easy for myths to become accepted as facts. You might feel confident as an adult that you know all you need to know about sex, …Continue Reading