Addyí: The Little Pink Pill 

September 23, 2021  |  Uncategorized  

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. What’s Addyí? Addyí is the first FDA-approved treatment for premenopausal women with low sexual desire also called Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD). Women with HSDD have low sexual desire that is not due to a medical […]

More Bang For Your Buck: Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Medications

September 14, 2021  |  Uncategorized  

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a medical term that describes the inability to achieve and/or maintain an erection. This condition is one of the most common sexual problems for men and the chances of developing ED increase with age. It is estimated that between 15 to 30 million American men suffer from ED. According to a […]

PulseWave Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction

August 21, 2021  |  Uncategorized  

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is common for many men at all ages. It affects approximately 30 million men in the United States. Erectile dysfunction is two-fold: it includes difficulty achieving an erection and/or difficulty maintaining an erection. Often the cause is due to poor blood flow to the penis due to a build-up of plaque in […]

5 Misleading Myths About Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

August 19, 2021  |  Uncategorized  

Don’t let yourself be fooled by the rumors out there about erectile dysfunction (ED). Below we’ll explore and debunk the 5 most misleading myths about erectile dysfunction: Myth 1: ED only happens to older men.While the occurrence of ED does increase with age, ED rates have increased during the last 20-30 years among younger men. […]

Cheers to Your Prostate: Alcohol and BPH

August 6, 2021  |  Enlarged Prostate  Uncategorized  

Those that have symptoms of BPH (benign prostate hypertrophy) or an “obstructive prostate” often suffer from an increase in urinary frequency, urgency, incomplete emptying or weak stream. Previously, alcohol was thought to worsen those symptoms since its a diuretic that often causes more urinary frequency and urgency. However a recent review of 19 studies suggests […]

Why Hydrate? The Benefits of Water

July 15, 2021  |  Uncategorized  

Summer is here and staying well-hydrated is a priority during these hot months. Water is essential to the healthy functioning of the body. Almost all of the body’s major systems depend on water to function and survive. Water makes up 60% of the body’s total weight and 90% of the brain’s weight. It is recommended […]

What is a Urologist?

June 1, 2021  |  Uncategorized  

A urologist is a medical doctor that has specialized training to diagnose and treat (both medically and surgically) any conditions that involve the genitourinary tract. This includes the bladder, kidney, and ureters for men and women, as well as the prostate, penis, scrotum and testes for men. Beyond their four years of medical school, urologists […]

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) […]

Women and Urology??!!

March 10, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Men's Health  Uncategorized  Women's Health  

This week includes International Women’s Day on March 8th! So how do women fit into the urology specialty? Most think of urology as specific to men and men’s health. However, urology plays a big part in the health of all women, as well. Urologists aren’t just for men! And men aren’t just urologists. Many urology […]

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 […]

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