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Medical Conditions that Can Cause ED

Medical Conditions that Can Cause ED

by Yenny (SU)
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a distressing condition that affects up to 30 million men across the United States, particularly those over the age of 65. ED is when a man is unable to achieve or maintain an erection that is firm enough for sex.

Understanding Your PSA

Understanding Your PSA

by Yenny (SU)
A prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is a routine blood test done for men in order to detect prostate problems, such as prostate cancer, by measuring the level of this antigen in a man’s blood.

Aging and Testosterone Levels

Aging and Testosterone Levels

by Yenny (SU)
Testosterone is the hormone associated with secondary male sex characteristics, such as strong muscles, facial hair, and a deep voice. Women have some natural testosterone but a lot of estrogen, whereas men have a lot of natural testosterone and a much lesser amount of estrogen. But as we get older, women lose estrogen and men lose testosterone.

Signs of Testosterone Deficiency

Signs of Testosterone Deficiency

by Yenny (SU)
Testosterone is the male sex hormone vital for normal sexual development and functions. It also plays an important role in the health of the brain, kidneys, bones, and liver.

What Procedures Do Urological Surgeons Perform?

What Procedures Do Urological Surgeons Perform?

by Yenny (SU)
Urologists and urological surgeons do a lot more than just treat the urinary tract. They also perform vasectomies, reverse vasectomies, and penile implant treatments to help men with their sexual health.