It is impossible to meaningly discuss bottoming without addressing the elephant in the room. That elephant is feces. If you are somehow too squeamish or offended by the subject then “Good luck to you and it is now time for you to leave.” For anyone interested in learning more, please read on. Getting to know …Continue Reading
Orgasm Disorders: Anhedonia
Problems with orgasms, while not as common as other sexual disorders, are some of the most frustrating sexual health issues around. To be clear, we are talking about orgasms, not ejaculations. An orgasm is the euphoric feeling that occurs primarily in the brain and is a sudden release of a cocktail of hormones and chemicals. …Continue Reading
The Lonely Man: A National Epidemic
The first time I meet with a patient, I try to take a snapshot of what’s going on in his life. We find out about the relationships, family history, sexual history, and generally find out who they are. One of my last questions is “Who are the intimate friendships in your life – The guys …Continue Reading
Why Do Some Men Continue to Look and Feel Young?
The short answer is that there’s a strong correlation between testosterone levels and overall sexual health. Testosterone is a key hormone that contributes to looking and feeling younger. More specifically, testosterone plays one of the most important roles in a man’s overall vitality and sexual pleasure. Men’s testosterone levels often peak during adolescence and early …Continue Reading
Ejaculation vs. Orgasm…what’s the difference?
When it comes to talking about sex, our culture struggles with understanding terminology and definitions. Using words and meaning are necessary for clear communication. If we are not able to communicate clearly, we are not able to explain accurately what is going on with our bodies. If we are not using the words correctly the …Continue Reading
Overactive Bladder in Men: Why it happens and how to treat it
Overactive bladder (OAB) causes frequent and sudden urges to urinate, and those urges can be difficult to control. The unintentional loss of urine (urinary incontinence) and urine leakage are also signs of an overactive bladder. OAB affects up to 30% of men at some point in their life. With an overactive bladder, the bladder muscles and …Continue Reading
The Emotional Effects of A Vasectomy
Most men who are considering a vasectomy feel anxious about the decision. Will my sex life be as satisfying afterward? Is this what I want, or am I only doing it to please my partner? How much will it hurt? These questions and others like them need to be carefully considered and answered before making …Continue Reading
Premature Ejaculation: What causes it?
Premature Ejaculation can be very frustrating for men or couples who are experiencing it. In order to treat premature ejaculation, we must first determine the causes, if any, and explore treatments appropriate for each patient. Premature ejaculation has many contributing factors. For that matter, there are many aspects of our life that are likely contributing …Continue Reading
Why Do We Crave Carbs?
Often, people who have issues with their weight complain that they have sugar cravings, feel hungry, and feel out of control with their eating. These cravings make it difficult to stop eating sweets and control food intake. Sugar cravings are not imagined and not due to a lack of willpower! Carbs and sugar are addictive …Continue Reading
Finding a Sexual Dysfunction Expert
Finding an expert in any field takes a lot of work. In the field of sexuality and sexual medicine, it is an even more daunting task. It’s difficult to find a doctor we feel comfortable with and finding a doctor who is comfortable with sexuality is even more challenging. Most of us turn to the …Continue Reading