Integrative Urology

Will prostate cancer kill you?

Long Story Short: Most men diagnosed with Prostate Cancer will not die from Prostate Cancer. Heart disease is more likely to be a cause of death in men. Smart Nutrition, Lifestyle, Exercise, Stress, Supplementation is the best way to prevent prostate cancer Men, worried that prostate cancer (CaP) will kill you? A new study shows…

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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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Movember- Not just about mustaches: Stop men from dying too young

Long Story Short Movember is about: Prostate Cancer Testicular Cancer Mental Health Physical activity Men’s health is beyond physical, it’s mental and emotional. Its all connected. Being a men’s health expert means knowing more than just the physical issues but the mental and emotional It’s not all about men. Women too are key in keeping…

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Saturated fats – Are they dangerous for prostate cancer?

Long Story Short Retrospective study of 1854 male patients between 40-79 with a diagnosis of prostate cancer [1] A high saturated fat diet was associated with increased aggressive prostate cancer (CaP). Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFA) was inversely associated with CaP aggressiveness (*statistically insignificant). Those with more aggressive CaP ate more calories, more fat and more…

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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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Ashwagandha – Bigger, Leaner, Stronger

Long story short: In young men (n=50, age of ~28 years) participating in a weight training program, given 300mg of Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera – standardized to 5% withanolides) twice daily: Randomized, Placebo controlled clinical trial (Considered the gold standard set-up) Increased muscle strength (bench press, leg extension)* Increases in total testosterone* Lowered body fat* Increased arm…

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Great news to share! Release of "Healing in Urology"

I am proud to announce, as a contributing author,  the release of Healing in Urology! A comprehensive evidence-based educational guidebook for urological ailments. Urological and pelvic issues are sometimes things we’re shy to talk about but at the same time they can be really impact our quality of life. So they must be addressed. Let me help. Of…

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