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Women’s Health and Urology

May 1, 2021  |  Bladder  Incontinence  Kidney Cancer  Low Testosterone  UTIs  Women's Health  

May is Women’s Health Month! So just how does women’s health and urology fit together? There are many different urologic conditions that can impact a woman’s health, as well as various other health conditions that affect women that can have an impact on their urologic health. Oftentimes, when a women’s gynecologist or primary care doctor […]

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 […]

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  

The verdict is in: 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 a flow of blood through the blood vessels. When the pressure […]

The Link Between High Cholesterol and Erectile Dysfunction

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

High cholesterol and erectile dysfunction 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. We have both ‘good cholesterol’ (called HDL) […]

The Relationship Between Testosterone and Type II Diabetes

March 8, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Low Testosterone  Make/Well  Men's Health  Nutrition  The/Age  Uncategorized  

In what is called the largest study on testosterone treatment ever carried out, scientists found that regular injections of testosterone appeared to lower the risk of developing Type II diabetes, prevent its progression, and even reverses early Type II diabetes. Around 1/3 of men who have Type II diabetes also have hypogonadism, meaning the body […]

Jatenzo, a NEW oral therapy for low testosterone and hypogonadism

February 12, 2021  |  Low Testosterone  

Austin Urology Institute is proud to debut the newest therapy for hypogonadism and Low T, Jatenzo. Jatenzo is an innovative new therapy for those suffering from signs and symptoms of low testosterone. Historically, oral delivery of testosterone was associated with liver related issues and toxicity. Thus, testosterone has been delivered by gel, injection, pellets, and even […]

You Are What You Eat – Testosterone & Diet

January 28, 2021  |  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  The/Age  

It’s true. The phrase, “you are what you eat,” was actually good advice that we’ve all been told at some point. It turns out that what you put in your mouth affects more than weight and overall health– it also influences testosterone production. And testosterone plays a huge role in your quality of life and […]

Jatenzo, A Major Advance in Low Testosterone Treatment, Arrives in Austin

September 28, 2020  |  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  

Austin Urology Institute is proud to debut the newest therapy for hypogonadism and low testosterone (often referred to as low t), Jatenzo.  Jatenzo is an innovative new therapy for those suffering from signs and symptoms of low t.  Historically, oral delivery of testosterone was associated with liver related issues and toxicity. Thus, testosterone has been […]

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