Slow Freeze vs Microfreeze

The successful freezing and thawing of reproductive tissue first occurred in the 1950s. The method implemented then, which we now refer to as ‘slow freezing’, is still utilized in every reproductive laboratory today. The method combines 2 protective aspects, which work together to prevent the formation of ice crystals inside the cells: adding a cryoprotective …

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Mediterranean Diet May Prevent ED

Research over the last few years has really shown us the importance of a healthy gut. If we can’t absorb the nutrients that our bodies need, then our health can be affected, including our immune system and metabolism. Our GI tract is lined with both good and bad bacteria, which influence how we absorb our …

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Penile Injections with an Auto-Injector

Penile Injections for Erectile Dysfunction are much more common than people may think. They are an extremely effective treatment option that many of our patients at Maze use. Our patients have shared that the option of using an auto-injector was never discussed at previous Men’s Health Clinics or Urologists they have gone to. This is …

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Defining Premature Ejaculation

Premature ejaculation (also called rapid ejaculation/early ejaculation) is the most common of all sexual function disorders. It affects one out of three men. And even though it is incredibly common, there is not much discussion about it, there is a lot of shame surrounding it, and an enormous level of misunderstanding. Let’s start with definitions. …

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Premature Ejaculation: Treating the Mind & Body

Because premature ejaculation (PE) is such a common condition, people have been seeking treatments for millennia. Even the ancient Chinese were trying to deal with it. Fangzhongshu is a compendium of sexual skills and methods. Skills to control ejaculation are part of this ancient work. PE is hardly a modern invention! Yet modern health care …

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The Role of Sex Education

One of the shortcomings of American healthcare (and I think a reflection of the American culture in general) is that specialties have evolved to become expert in a specific topic. This has produced a level of expertise in subjects that is simply amazing. Specialization has resulted in turning HIV into a managed disease, making leukemia …

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Success after Microfreeze!

Our Extended Sperm Search and Microfreeze program, also known as ESSM, saw our first patients in November 2019. This program was designed to: Detect sperm in cases of virtual azoospermia- a sperm count too low to be detected on a standard semen analysis. This is typically a total sperm count below 200 (0.0002‬ million). Isolate …

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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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Does Bicycle Riding Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

There are many reasons someone may fall susceptible to the perils of erectile dysfunction (ED). For some, it may be genetics, trauma, injury, or, commonly, prostate cancer. But, there are the handful of lifestyle factors and activities that contribute to the development of ED and can be prevented. One of these common activities is bicycle …

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