Erectile Dysfunction

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) for Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

August 23, 2021  |  Erectile Dysfunction  

More advancements for treating erectile dysfunction (ED) are reaching the final stages of research and making their way to urology offices. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is one of them. PRP has been used in the medical community for decades. Researchers discovered that the concentration of platelets in PRP stimulates cell development and regeneration in various […]

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) and Your Overall Health

August 12, 2021  |  Erectile Dysfunction  

Erectile dysfunction (ED) greatly affects the quality of life in men. ED rates have increased during the last twenty to thirty years, especially among younger men. It’s one of the top reasons why men seek medical care from their urologist. According to a study from the Journal of Sexual Medicine, 1 out of every 4 […]

Georgetown Urology Clinic Keeps North Austin Healthy

May 25, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Bladder  Diet & Nutrition  Erectile Dysfunction  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  Nutrition  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

Austin Urology Institute wants to keep you healthy! Often, treatments for typical urologic conditions can be more effective when supplemented with improved nutrition. Austin Urology Institute is unique in that we take an individualized approach to the urologic conditions of each patient and look at the whole picture, including nutrition! How do we do this? […]

Why would an Austin urologist offer wellness and nutritional services? (An interview with the Director of Nutrition)

April 14, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Bladder  Diet & Nutrition  Erectile Dysfunction  Incontinence  Kidney Cancer  Kidney Health  Kidney Stones  Low Testosterone  Make/Well  Men's Health  Nutrition  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  UTIs  Women's Health  

Dr. Shaw and his team at Austin Urology Institute take an integrative approach to urology by combining different aspects of care, including medication, hormone therapy, innovative new tools, nutritional guidance, and lifestyle factors. Expanding from our core Austin urology services makes treating those urological conditions more effective. Here is a Q&A with the Director of […]

Can Diabetes Affect Urological Health?!

April 13, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Bladder  Erectile Dysfunction  Kidney Cancer  Kidney Health  Nutrition  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  UTIs  Women's Health  

This may come as a surprise to some, but diabetes and urological health issues are closely connected. Diabetics are susceptible to urinary tract infections (UTIs), bladder problems, and sexual dysfunction in both men and women. Diabetes can also often exacerbate urologic conditions because it can impair the body’s blood flow, nerves, and sensory functions. Simply […]

Does being Overweight Decrease Testosterone? 

April 12, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Diet & Nutrition  Erectile Dysfunction  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  Nutrition  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

Let’s talk testosterone… When it comes to Men’s Wellness, testosterone is a key player. It is responsible for regulating men’s muscle mass and strength, bone mass, fat distribution, production of red blood cells, sex drive (libido), and sperm production. Your highest increase in testosterone occurs between puberty and early adulthood, remains stable for a while, […]

The Top Five Misconceptions About Erectile Dysfunction

March 26, 2021  |  Erectile Dysfunction  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  

#1: The only treatment option is the “little blue pill” Viagra (the little blue pill) has proven itself to be be a great treatment option for Erectile Dysfunction (ED). However, not only are there many other medications available that treat ED in different ways, there are also new and emerging treatments that are proving to […]

Can High Blood Pressure Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

March 23, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Erectile Dysfunction  Incontinence  Low Testosterone  Make/Well  Men's Health  

There are numerous causes of ED – from underlying physical health issues to psychological ED. High blood pressure, also called hypertension, can be a major contributor to erectile dysfunction (ED). Studies show that at least 30% of men who have high blood pressure also experience ED. Blood pressure refers to the pressure needed to cause […]

High Cholesterol and ED

March 22, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Diet & Nutrition  Erectile Dysfunction  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  Nutrition  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  Uncategorized  

  High Cholesterol and ED: What’s the Connection? High cholesterol and ED are two health conditions that commonly co-exist. Having high cholesterol can hinder sexual performance and decrease libido, and ED is commonly the earliest noted symptom of high cholesterol in men. How are they connected? Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance in the bloodstream. […]

Shockwave Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction (ED): What is the difference?

December 23, 2020  |  Erectile Dysfunction  

  The popularity of a non-traditional treatment of erectile dysfunction is growing: Low intensity extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT). Gone are the days of medication therapy as the only treatment option. Low intensity shock wave treatment is becoming popular as it is a safe, non-invasive, drug free treatment option for ED. It uses low intensity […]

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