P.O.I.S. Syndrome

POIS is a rare syndrome that many people aren’t even aware exists. POIS stands for Post Orgasmic Illness Syndrome.  The symptoms of POIS occur anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours after ejaculation. These symptoms typically last between 3-7 days. Symptoms are often flu-like in nature. They can include, but are not limited …

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How Does Ejaculation Work?

An ejaculation is an amazing process. The act of ejaculating is the foundation of the survival of our species. Perhaps that is why men seem to be so interested in it. I often feel that we have a strong primal attachment to this sexual experience. It is as if it is the ultimate display of …

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Does Your Tribe Dictate Your Sexual Vibe?

Everyone is raised with a set of values, which usually are dictated by one or more of the following: familial, cultural, ethnic, religious or societal beliefs. These values are applied to how we’re expected to carry ourselves in the world and how we engage with others. Our caregivers deliver both explicit and implicit messages to …

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Viagra vs. Birth Control

Several months ago, I was sitting at the bar of my favorite watering hole, sipping a beer and waiting for dinner. A woman sat down next to me and struck up a conversation (which is completely appropriate for this small New England village). It was not long before I learned she was involved in local …

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Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: What is it?

It is always heartbreaking to hear stories of men who have been seeking medical help but have been unable to find treatment. If a patient is suffering from pain, discomfort, and loss of bodily function, they find it extremely disheartening to be told there is nothing wrong with them by their doctor. By the time …

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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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Three Things To Know Before Getting a Vasectomy

Nearly half a million American men get vasectomies every year. As with any medical procedure, it’s important to be informed before deciding whether a vasectomy is right for you. Read on to discover what you need to know before your vasectomy. 1) A vasectomy is considered a permanent sterilization procedure. It’s true that a vasectomy …

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Which ED Medication is right for me?

Here at Maze Men’s Health, we treat Erectile Dysfunction (ED) in a variety of ways. The most common way to treat (not cure) ED is with oral medications. These drugs are fast-acting, taking anywhere from 15 minutes to 2 hours for peak effect. Oral medications are also the least invasive way for achieving an adequate …

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Sex Toys for Men

Part of our overall treatment is helping men expand their sexual activities to a more playful and pleasure-focused approach. Many men adhere to a very rigid sequence of events that unfold for sex to be considered “successful.” Understandably, this rigid approach can frequently result in performance anxiety which leads to all kinds of sexual function …

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