Men’s Health

A Sticky Situation: Dr. Shaw in Ask Men

March 11, 2020  |  Men's Health  

Our founder, urologist Dr. Koushik Shaw, was recently featured in three articles on AskMen to enlighten readers on some of the mysteries of the male reproductive process. What Is Whiskey Dick? Here, Dr. Shaw explains how alcohol can hinder sexual performance (leading to erectile dysfunction, among other drawbacks), even as it enhances confidence. How to […]

Neurostimulation Is Revolutionizing OAB Treatment

March 7, 2020  |  Austin Urology  Bladder  Enlarged Prostate  Incontinence  Men's Health  Women's Health  

Overactive bladder is more common than you think. But sometimes, it’s hard to tell on your own whether it’s an actual condition you have or something extraneous. Some of the symptoms of overactive bladder include the following: – Do you pee more frequently than you would often like? – Do you experience sudden urges to […]

Can an Enlarged Prostate Be Too Big to Treat?

February 7, 2020  |  Austin Urology  Bladder  Enlarged Prostate  Incontinence  Men's Health  

BPH, or enlarged prostate, is a common condition affecting men around the age of 50. Common symptoms of BPH may include straining to urinate, weak urine stream, dribbling at the end of urination, waking up at night multiple times to urinate, or the inability to empty your bladder. If you experience any or all of […]

What to Do When BPH Medications Fail

February 6, 2020  |  Bladder  Enlarged Prostate  Incontinence  Men's Health  UTIs  

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is a common urological condition that affects about 40 million men in the U.S. The prostate is a small gland located below the neck of the bladder and the urethra. It runs through the center of the prostate from the bladder and through the penis where urine flows out. As the […]

The ED Treatment with a 97% Satisfaction Rate

January 16, 2020  |  Austin Urology  Erectile Dysfunction  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

Erectile dysfunction, or ED, is the inability to start or maintain an erection that is firm or rigid enough for satisfying sexual performance. Erectile dysfunction and associated symptoms may be present in up to 50% of men after age 40 and is more common and present than most people think. ED has been shown to […]

Could ED Be a Warning Sign for Other Diseases?

January 15, 2020  |  Austin Urology  Men's Health  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a condition that can slowly chip away at the vitality and spirit of a man. And in the last twenty to thirty years, the rate of ED diagnoses has increased dramatically, especially among younger men. In fact, according to a study from the Journal of Sexual Medicine, one out of every […]

Why Are ED Rates Skyrocketing In Men?

January 6, 2020  |  Erectile Dysfunction  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

In the last twenty to thirty years, ED rates have skyrocketed, especially among younger men. Although ED is not as common in young men, it can still affect about 25 percent of men under the age of 40. However, only about 5 percent of all men under 40 have complete ED. It begs the question, […]

8 Easy Ways to Boost Testosterone Naturally

December 18, 2019  |  Erectile Dysfunction  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

Testosterone is a big deal. When it’s low, testosterone can impact the quality of your life dramatically. Men with low testosterone can experience low libido, fatigue, loss of energy, depression, mood changes, erectile dysfunction, infertility, difficulty with weight loss, decrease in muscle mass, lack of motivation, decrease in mental clarity and sleep disturbances, and poor […]

Will Smoking Weed Prevent You From Having Kids?

December 13, 2019  |  Men's Health  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

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

How to Get Sperm That Swims Like Michael Phelps

December 4, 2019  |  Men's Health  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

Male infertility accounts for 40–50% of all infertility, affecting approximately 7% of all men. It is due to low sperm production, abnormal sperm function or blockages that prevent the delivery of sperm. Illnesses, injuries, chronic health problems, lifestyle choices, and other factors can also play a role in causing male infertility. Interested in getting your […]