The Underlying Causes of ED

Life throws all of us a curveball now and then. And some bumps in the road are definitely bigger than others. Zach was a 17-year-old who had an undiagnosed heart condition. It was not until he began experiencing erectile dysfunction that the process of discovering his heart condition even began. This led him on a …

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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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Vasectomies Result in More Sex, More Often

A common misconception about vasectomies is that they can reduce the male libido, could result in erectile dysfunction, and could impact future sexual potency. As a result, couples may choose other forms of contraception over a vasectomy, despite the high success and satisfaction rates. In a study published in August 2015, from the Department of …

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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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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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