Penile Injections for ED

When people think of treatment options for erectile dysfunction, the first thing that comes to mind is typically oral medications, such as Viagra or Cialis. Many aren’t even aware of injections as a treatment option. The truth is, we very commonly use injections as a primary treatment option for our patients. We have had patients …

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Vasectomy and Sex – What to expect

For many couples, having a reliable and permanent method of birth control equates to peace of mind. Many women are unable to take hormones for a variety of reasons; therefore, a vasectomy may be an option worth exploring. A vasectomy is a procedure done to block or cut both of the vas deferens tubes within …

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Whole Person Sex Treatments

One of the most common questions I hear, even by mental health professionals, is that if sexual function issues are anxiety based, why do we recommend using medical intervention? Their assumption is that if it is not a physiological problem, why treat it medically? I could write a whole book on the interconnectedness of the …

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Does sleep have an impact on sex?

Yet another recently published article has linked sexual function in both women and men with sleep quality! An article in the March 2019 volume of The Journal of Sexual Medicine looked at approximately 2,500 men and 1,400 women over 50.  They looked to see how sleep quality and duration correlated with sexual arousal and orgasm …

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Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in Men Defined

So what exactly is pelvic floor dysfunction, also known as chronic pelvic pain syndrome? This requires a bit of male anatomy education. The pelvic floor is a complicated network of muscles that support our bowels and abdominal organs. These muscles overlap and interact with each other. Nerves and blood vessels wrap around and through these …

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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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Dating in the Time of Coronavirus

With restaurants, bars, cafes, movie theaters, concert halls, and sports events off limits for now, how do we date? Here is an opportunity for creativity to thrive. We live in a most amazing technological time where we can see and communicate with each other without being in the same place. A coffee date can involve …

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COVID-19: My family’s experience

On Sunday March 15, my younger sister called me crying. She had temperature of 101OF and a blinding headache, but it was an important day at her job, and she knew her supervisor really needed her help. “Stay home,” I said. “Tell him you’re sick, he’ll understand. Even if there wasn’t an emerging global pandemic, …

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