Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)

Semaglutide for Weight Loss

February 23, 2024  |  Diet & Nutrition  Low Libido  Low Testosterone  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

The Importance of Healthy Weight Loss At the Austin Urology Institute, our mission has always been to provide comprehensive care that addresses the diverse needs of our patients. Over the last five years, we’ve encountered a significant uptick in patients presenting with conditions such as erectile dysfunction (ED), fatigue, low testosterone (T), buried penis (hidden […]

Giving Yourself a Penile Injection

April 21, 2023  |  Enlarged Prostate  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

Trimix is an erectile dysfunction treatment that involves self-administered penile injections. When injected, Trimix relaxes the smooth muscle and opens the blood vessels in your penis to allow for an erection. Patients using Trimix will want to administer it 5-15 minutes before sexual activity. It can be intimidating to give yourself an injection, so keep […]

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 […]

How Much Does Addyi Cost?

January 10, 2023  |  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  Women's Health  

What is Addyi? You’ve probably heard of the “little blue pill,” but what about the “little pink pill”? Addyi is the only FDA-approved medication for treating hypoactive sexual desire (HSDD) in women and it’s available at Austin Urology Institute.  Hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) refers to having little or no interest in sex. Addyi (flibanserin) […]

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 […]

Seven Ways You Can Increase Your Sperm Count

September 16, 2021  |  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

If you find yourself googling “How To Keep Testicles Healthy?” Here are seven simple things you should add to your to-do list that can help. Male infertility accounts for 40–50% of infertility. It affects approximately 7% of all men. It is due to low sperm production, abnormal sperm function or blockages that prevent the delivery […]

Are Diet and Libido Connected in Women?

May 25, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Diet & Nutrition  Nutrition  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  Women's Health  

There is one thing we know for sure: Metabolic syndrome is shown to negatively affect sexual function and libido in women.  So what is metabolic syndrome? Metabolic syndrome affects about one-third of adults in the U.S. and describes conditions that occur together, the combination of which increases your risk of heart disease, stroke, and type […]

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 […]

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