A very important study recently published in the country’s most prestigious medical journal, the New England Journal of Medicine, evaluated the “Effects of Testosterone Treatment in Older Men.” The study included 790 men, 65 years or older, who had a low testosterone level. They were then treated with testosterone over the course of one year …Continue Reading
Porn Induced Erectile Dysfunction? What’s Going On?
There was an article in Time Magazine last month which got some people thinking, got some people angry, and got some people scared. This article sounded the alarm about what is happening to young men all over the country who say that watching too much porn had catastrophic effects on their sexual function, their libido, …Continue Reading
For the Partners
One of the most common worries we hear from men who have a sexual dysfunction of any kind is that they worry that their partner blames herself and tends to feel she might be part of the problem. If a man has some sort of sexual dysfunction (usually ED or low libido), the partner often …Continue Reading
Erectile Dysfunction Is Actually Pretty Common In Younger Guys
A few months ago, I was interviewed by Yahoo News for an article on Erectile Dysfunction in young men. It was interesting to talk to a young female reporter who knew absolutely nothing about the subject. She sent me a long list of questions and we had several long discussions on the phone. I thought …Continue Reading
Exercise your way to better sexual health.
Sexual dysfunction is often just one indicator of a bigger problem. If you’re struggling with erectile dysfunction, the answer could be as simple as improving your daily routines to include more exercise. Adding more physical activity to your lifestyle will improve the inner lining of your blood vessels, known as the endothelium. This not only …Continue Reading
Sexual education: 4 things you might be wrong about.
For many Americans, sex education involved a combination of awkward conversations with Mom and Dad, preachy abstinence-only lectures at school, and sensationalist stories traded among friends. In this environment, it’s easy for myths to become accepted as facts. You might feel confident as an adult that you know all you need to know about sex, …Continue Reading
Know your mortality rate? This will help.
In a recent New York Times health and wellness blog, your fitness age and lifespan was discussed. There is an increasing amount of research coming out on cardiorespiratory fitness assessments and predicting cardiovascular disease risk. Assessing an individual’s peak exercise capacity can also determine their mortality rates. A “Vo2max” or “Maximum Oxygen Consumption” is how you can measure one’s exercise capacity.Continue Reading
Communication is key.
Communication is the most critical aspect of the doctor/patient relationship. This seems obvious, of course, but all too often, we find that there is important information or clues that a man will forget to tell his doctor. It’s rarely intentional that men leave out information. For the most part, we hear a lot of “I didn’t think it was worth mentioning.”Continue Reading