Fertility

Peyronie’s: ‘Does this look normal Doc?’

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Did you know there is a correlation between autoimmune disease, plantar fasciitis and Peyronie’s disease? There are a few things men don’t like to discuss, and one of them certainly is about whats going on below the belt. And I get it, its a touchy topic, you don’t want other people to think you’ve got…

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Male Infertility? Are we on our way towards extinction?!

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My Nonna (Grandma in Italian) once told me, ‘Oggi, non fanno gli uomini come prima’. Translation: “Today they don’t make men like before”. Well, she called it, because with recent news of male fertility rates dropping, apparently something is happening to our men. A very well designed study recently found a steady and significant decline…

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How marijuana steals your manhood

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Yes. Marijuana could be sabotaging your manhood. Cannabis is gaining more attention in the media and medical journals along with its legalization. Many people are touting its benefits from pain relief, anti-inflammatory and cancer fighting. But marijuana can be a major cause of Erectile Dysfunction (ED). A study in The Journal of Sexual Medicine found…

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Low sex drive? How sunlight helps

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Long Story Short Men with low sex drive exposed to UV light had improved sex drive and testosterone. Testosterone levels decrease during the winter months and increase during summer UV light therapy does not mean tanning bed! What if I told you that sitting in front of UV light could increase your testosterone and improve your…

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Male birth control: Men would you try it?

Long Story Short Vasalgel is a Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive for men. A gel is injected into the vas deference blocking sperm from being released. No human trials yet No hormones involved So far, no adverse effects in rabbit trials Its reversible! Here we go, another attempt at male birth control A few weeks ago I…

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Male Contraceptive Shots: Beyond condoms and vasectomies.

Long Story Short: Intramuscular injections of Testosterone and Progesterone are effective in reducing sperm production, with 4 of 256 partners becoming pregnant. Intramuscular injections of Testosterone and Progesterone are not safe with adverse effects of depression, mood disorders, acne, and increased libido. The infertility effects are reversible, in 95% of participants. The study was terminated before…

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Male Infertility – Guys, it might be you.

Long Story Short: Up to 50% of infertility cases are due to a male factor   [1] Up to 30% of infertility cases are solely due to a male factor [1] 9.4% of American men between 14-60 years-old  are infertile [1], that’s almost 11 MILLION men It’s not just physical but can be nutritional, hormonal, social, stress and…

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