For The Partners…

One of the most common worries we hear from men who have a sexual dysfunction of any kind is that they worry that their partner blames themselves and tends to feel they might be part of the problem. If a man has some sort of sexual dysfunction (usually ED or low libido), the partner often …

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Mysteries of The Male Body

To say that erections are mysterious is a bit of an understatement. When we were younger, erections seemed to happen at the most random and embarrassing moments! As we got older, an erection became a symbol of virility and deeply connected to our personal identity. For most men, erections are summoned and seem arise of …

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Premature Ejaculation: Is There Treatment?

Rapid or Premature Ejaculation has been reported to affect as many as one third of all men at some point in their lives. It can be a very distressing condition for both the man and his partner. Not a day goes by where we do not have a man seeking help in controlling his ejaculation and climax. …

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ED or Performance Anxiety?

ED is usually thought of as an older man’s issue. Young men are often told “It’s all in your head”.  Well, not so fast. It’s not quite as simple as that. The Guardian (UK) contacted me to share my thoughts in this recent article where they bring up some really great points and paints a …

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No Man Is An Island…

There is an oft quoted poem by John Donne, written in 1624. The first lines are: “No man is an island, Entire of itself. Each is a piece of the continent, A part of the main.” (As an interesting side note, the last line of this same poem gave Earnest Hemingway the title of his …

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ED under 50? Call your doctor now!

It has been known for several years now, that erectile dysfunction (ED) is often a harbinger of serious medical issues for men. But in an August 2012 Mayo Clinic Study it was found that men with ED, aged 40-49, were fifty times more likely to have a heart attack than their peers who had no ED. FIFTY times! That’s incredible! This means that having ED figures more into the risk of heart failure than obesity, smoking, cholesterol and family history! In other words, the younger you are, if you have ED, the greater the need for you to go to your doctor.

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Your Health Is In Your Hands.

Believe it or not, you can masturbate badly. We’re not talking about it being bad to masturbate – that’s between you and yourself! But many, many men develop solo sexual habits that can ultimately have a deleterious effect on their partnered sex life. OK, so how does one masturbate well? Think of masturbation as a sexual tune-up for the body. It’s time you’ve set aside to check in on all systems to make sure they are working and sensing properly. Be aware of the firmness of your erection. Be aware of the level of orgasm. Be aware of changes in your responses.

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The Emotional Effects of Peyronie’s Disease

Frankly, Peyronie’s Disease is one of those things that men have never even heard of – until it happens to them. There are no commercials about it to pique your interest. There are no products at GNC. There are no spokesmen. It’s completely in the closet. Until the day, like some men, you wake up …

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Gay Sexual Medicine

I am often surprised when I am asked if we offer Gay Sexual Medicine (as if who a person has sex with determines sexual function). The short answer is “Yes,” but then I am really uncomfortable with that answer too! We work in Sexual Medicine – Period. Gay, bi, straight, pansexual, asexual, omnisexual, whatever – …

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