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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A New Reason to Consider Testosterone

Many men with low testosterone avoid replacement therapy when they learn they may have to inject the medication themselves. The downside is that injections tend to be the least expensive method. When these men turn to topicals, they may find that they dislike the daily application, they don’t absorb it well and develop rashes, or …

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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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Penile Curvature: Peyronie’s Disease or Congenital?

Every person is different, and so is every penis. Some are slightly curved, and some are completely straight. When men first hear about Peyronie’s disease, which usually presents as curvature of the penis, those that have some curvature will wonder if they have Peyronie’s. A basic rule is that if you had the curvature since …

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Conquering Your Sex Life

To many of us, the effects of aging on our sex life is something we perceive as an inevitability. We may come to envy younger couples, thinking that they are living in the peak of their “sexual careers”. These trains of thought not only prevent us from seeking ways to reach new and higher peaks …

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Wish You Lasted Longer in Bed? Chances are, Your Partner Does Too

How long should sex last? Based on a study published in the Journal of Sex Research, the average desired time of sexual intercourse is in the 20-plus minutes range. Unfortunately, men’s average time to climax is about 5-6 minutes and once that happens, the sex is most often finished. Women are left frustrated and unsatisfied. …

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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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