Men’s Health

Fertility in Austin: How to Keep Your Baby Maker Healthy in a Hot Environment

April 14, 2023  |  Men's Health  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

Howdy, all you sweaty people out there.  This fertility PSA is from Alex, nurse practitioner from the Austin Urology Institute. Since we’ve reached the point in the year when they start sticking to your thighs, let’s talk balls!  Testicles hang to keep your testes away from your body, helping them stay cooler so sperm can […]

What is post-nut clarity and post-nut syndrome?

February 22, 2023  |  Men's Health  

“Post-nut clarity” and “post-nut syndrome” are terms that are often used interchangeably. While they have very similar definitions, they’re two separate experiences. The primary difference between the two can be explained by emotions. Post-nut clarity is when you experience some sort of guilt following climax, primarily over how you achieved orgasm. This feeling could be […]

Austin Half Marathon 2023: Dr. Shaw and Alex Put Their Best Feet Forward

February 21, 2023  |  Make/Well  Men's Health  The/Age  Women's Health  

Join us in congratulating Austin urologist Dr. Koushik Shaw and our nurse practitioner Alex Hughes on completing the 2023 Austin Half Marathon this past Sunday, February 19. Given our emphasis on preventative care and a healthy lifestyle, it’s no surprise they have taken on such a challenge. Dr. Shaw and Alex are setting an example by […]

What’s A Good Natural Hormone Replacement?

January 10, 2023  |  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  

Hormone replacement therapy is becoming increasingly popular, which can be (partially) chalked up to an extremely stressed-out society. Being stressed can wreak havoc on your hormonal wellbeing. It can also leave you with less time for proper nutrition and exercise, further harming your hormonal health. There are more and more options for hormone replacement therapy […]

Achieving Balance: Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) & More

September 9, 2022  |  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  Nutrition  

It doesn’t matter how much or how little you know about hormone imbalances; it’s intimidating to know where to begin, and how to achieve and maintain hormonal balance. Hormonal imbalances look different from person to person, meaning that there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution. We wish it were that easy! At Austin Urology Institute we’re committed […]

Diet and Fertility: Does food increase sperm count? 

July 25, 2022  |  Men's Health  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

At Austin Urology Institute we tackle many complex diagnosis with males and females alike.  One of the most frustrating diagnosis for patient and partner is that of male infertility.  It’s a complex topic and several factors can play a role in fertility. One factor that is often overlooked is diet. Male infertility means that there’s a problem with […]

Male Fertility Supplements: Do they work? What’s the deal!?

July 25, 2022  |  Men's Health  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

Male fertility supplements are dietary supplements that contain  minerals, herbs, amino acids, compounds and other vitamins that can help men struggling with infertility. These products claim to help: Increase sperm count Boost sperm motility Improve the health of DNA Improve sperm morphology (the shape, size, and appearance of sperm) Support overall male infertility It’s important […]

The Men’s Wellness Institute at Austin Urology Institute

September 20, 2021  |  Men's Health  

Be your best you. The Men’s Wellness Institute understands that YOU are multifaceted and that’s a balancing act. We provide an integrative, holistic, and customized approach to maximizing your health and wellness, supporting you to be your best. We take a comprehensive look at all the aspects of your health that make you tick – […]

Cannabis and Fertility

August 17, 2021  |  Men's Health  

It’s no secret that cannabis has been widely used for years as a recreational drug, and most recently as an alternative medical treatment. Today, with its legalization and/or decriminalization in the U.S., its use is even more widespread – especially among younger ages. Although research on the long-term health benefits and risks are on the […]

Myth vs. Fact: Testosterone’s Bad Rep

July 31, 2021  |  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  

Testosterone got a bad reputation somewhere at some point. It got bullied. Research and the FDA went back and forth about treating low testosterone levels and the risks versus benefits of testosterone. Today, we have more information and know that testosterone likely has more benefits than risks. Treatment has increased tenfold over the last two […]

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