Men’s Health

Pelvic Floor Exercise Proven to Help Premature Ejaculation

Many of my male patients ask me what they can do about PE – premature ejaculation.  It’s a very common condition yet it isn’t as widely addressed by doctors – or television commercials – as erectile dysfunction (ED).  But, the truth is, PE is the #1 sexual complaint of men. It tends to be more […]

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Low T and Older Men: Twice the Risk for Disability

I’d like to talk to just the guys right now about something that will be important to you as you get older. I see a lot of men over age 50 in my busy orthopedic practice. One of their biggest concerns is losing strength as they age. They don’t want to lose independence because of […]

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Got ED? Forget Viagra, Do This Instead

As a cardiologist, I typically wouldn’t be the doctor you’d consult for erectile dysfunction.   Yet, the underlying cause of erectile dysfunction can be related to your heart health.  In fact, it may be the first red flag warning symptom that you may have heart disease.   That’s why I’d like to talk to you about how […]

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Men and romance Over 50 - What you need to know

Men and Romance After 50 – What You Need to Know

In Part I, we talked about some of the important things that can affect the love life of women after 50.  I hope you found that information useful in taking the first step to rekindling, or maintaining, an active love life. Here in Part II, I’d like to discuss the issues that can affect romance […]

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June is Men's Health Month

Men’s Health Month: Do You Know the Top 5 Urgent Issues?

You know June is the month for Father’s Day but did you know that it has also been designated as International Men’s Health Awareness Month? It’s true.  All across the country, the spotlight will be focused on men’s health issues in health fairs, screening opportunities, and educational outreach events. As men typically put their health […]

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Is Irritable Male Syndrome Making You A Pain in the Neck?

You may know a guy of a certain age whose personality might best be described as a royal pain in the neck.  He can be sarcastic, impatient, demanding, angry, finding fault with everyone and everything.  And these are only a few of the possible traits and symptoms.  This guy may be someone you live with, […]

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Balanitis and Your Love Life: What You Can Do About It

You’ve probably heard about yeast infections through your wife or your girlfriend.  They’re uncomfortable, itchy, and really put a damper on your love life.  All you can do is wait for them to go away.  But, did you know that men can get a similar yeast infection?  It’s true.  It’s called balanitis and I’d like […]

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For Men Only: The Link Between Your Cologne and Your Low Sperm Count

I’ve been helping men with their health issues for many years now.  This not only includes their general health but also their reproductive/sexual health.  Over the years, I’ve seen quite a few men – of all ages – with fertility and low-T issues. These problems can have a number of aggravating factors, but there’s one […]

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middle aged men: muscle loss equals bone loss

Middle Aged Men: Muscle Loss Equals Bone Loss

When I ask my male patients how much protein do they eat every day, many of them look at me kind of bewildered.  Some don’t really know which foods are protein and have no idea how much they’re eating every day.  Yet, as a man gets older, it’s important to get enough protein for two […]

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For Men Only: Safeguard Your Health These 5 Ways

Okay, guys, this one is just for you.  A new year is right around the corner and you’ve been thinking about all those new directions you want to go in.  Hopefully, getting and staying healthier is one of them.  If so, I’ve got an early holiday gift – make that 5 early gifts – geared […]

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Low Testosterone and Alzheimer's Connection

Part II: The Low Testosterone And Alzheimer’s Connection

In Part I, I told you about the things that can increase a woman’s risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease and, how, women can be more adversely affected.  In Part II, I’d like to talk to you about the health and lifestyle issues that increase a man’s risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease and some surprising conclusions […]

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Got ED? A Low Thyroid Could be to Blame

Several of my male patients have shared with me that they’re having problems in the romance department more frequently.  They experience erectile dysfunction often and are also feeling depressed and fatigued. They wonder if maybe they have a hormone deficiency, or are coming down with a bug or some other condition. I explain that perhaps […]

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