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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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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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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So, You Think You Masturbate “Wrong”?

The word “Idiosyncratic” means something that pertains to an individual. In this case, it means a person who has a way of masturbating that is unique (or out of the ordinary).  Most men stroke their penis with their hand in a way that vaguely imitates the stimulation from intercourse. Idiosyncratic masturbation encompasses a broad variety …

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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 …

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Foods that can actually increase your libido

Who doesn’t love a romantic, home cooked dinner featuring some foods that can actually increase your libido? According to Jennifer R Berman MD, the director the Bermans Women’s Wellness Center in Beverly Hills California “there is a growing body of evidence that some of the vitamins and components in food can enhance sexual function and …

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“Prostatepedia” – Resources for Prostate Cancer Patients and their Partners

I was honored recently to be interviewed for “Prostatepedia” a wonderful periodical designed for prostate cancer patients and their partners. Each issue deals with one of the many facets of prostate cancer which presents challenges in decision making and treatment options. In this interview, I discussed sexual function issues, including erectile dysfunction, following prostate cancer …

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