Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)

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, […]

Cannabis and Male Fertility

March 25, 2021  |  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  The/Age  

It’s no secret that cannabis has been widely used for years as a recreational drug. More recently, it has also shown effectiveness as an alternative medical treatment for certain conditions. Today, due to being fully legalized or decriminalized in much of the U.S., its use is even more widespread—especially at younger ages. Although more research […]

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) […]

What Is It Like Seeing a Nutritionist at Austin Urology Institute?

February 25, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Make/Well  Men's Health  Nutrition  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  The/Age  Women's Health  

The science is clear. Those who eat a balanced and healthy diet have lower chances of obesity and certain comorbidities like heart disease, type II diabetes, and cancers. Different medical conditions also call for the addition or avoidance of certain foods within specific diets. When it comes to a wide variety of urological issues such […]

The Little Pink Pill: The Newest Addition to Women’s Sexual Health

February 5, 2021  |  Make/Well  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  Women's Health  

We’ve all heard of a certain small pill that can help men in a BIG way. Now, it’s the women’s turn –with Addyí. Addyí is the first FDA approved treatment for premenopausal women with low sexual desire also called Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD). Women who have HSDD have low sexual desire. Their low libido […]

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 […]

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 […]

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