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Jul

Can a Vasectomy Be Reversed After 15 Years?

Published: July 23, 2019

The short answer to whether a vasectomy can be reversed after 15 years is YES. However, there are several factors that influence the success of the outcome. To better understand why, it’s important to appreciate that reversing a vasectomy is far more complicated than performing a vasectomy. Thousands of vasectomies are performed every day by … Continue reading Can a Vasectomy Be Reversed After 15 Years?

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Jul

Is a Vasectomy Easily Reversed?

Published: July 2, 2019

Whether or not a vasectomy can be easily reversed is a frequently asked question in online communities and deserves a thorough answer. While it is true that vasectomies can be successfully reversed, the term ‘easy’ is relative. In the hands of a skilled microsurgeon who performs these procedures regularly, most straight-forward vasectomy reversals are relatively … Continue reading Is a Vasectomy Easily Reversed?

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Feb

The Female Reproductive Tract – A Natural Selection Gatekeeper

Published: February 26, 2019

There was a study recently published in the journal Science Advances that took an exciting look at the female reproductive system and specifically, how it is biologically designed to filter sperm through a series of gates – ultimately weeding out the slowest “swimmers.” While we can marvel out how intricately designed a woman’s anatomy is … Continue reading The Female Reproductive Tract – A Natural Selection Gatekeeper

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Mar

Can Testosterone Levels Affect Fertility?

Published: March 16, 2018

While it is common knowledge that low testosterone can affect sexual performance, many may not be aware that testosterone has an impact on fertility as well. Testosterone is one of the hormones that aids in the production of sperm, so it is important that you have the correctly-balanced levels of testosterone and other hormones to … Continue reading Can Testosterone Levels Affect Fertility?

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29

Jun

Men’s Reluctance to Visit the MD

Published: June 29, 2016

And why it’s always best to err on the side of caution Though it has gotten better, it remains true that men are usually more reluctant to visit the doctor than are women. This phenomenon is true for a number of reasons, but ranking highest on the list is often the ‘Macho Male’ principle. Frankly … Continue reading Men’s Reluctance to Visit the MD

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Jun

Men’s Reluctance to Visit the MD

Published: June 29, 2016

And why it’s always best to err on the side of caution Though it has gotten better, it remains true that men are usually more reluctant to visit the doctor than are women. This phenomenon is true for a number of reasons, but ranking highest on the list is often the ‘Macho Male’ principle. Frankly … Continue reading Men’s Reluctance to Visit the MD

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26

Apr

The 1 Thing You Should Know About Male Infertility

Published: April 26, 2016

How Just 4 Words Can Spell HOPE for Couples You are not alone. Those four words may not seem like much to someone who hasn’t faced a male infertility struggle. But for people who have, those words can become a beacon of hope in what can easily turn into a sea of frustration, expense and … Continue reading The 1 Thing You Should Know About Male Infertility

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17

Mar

What the First-Ever Penis Transplant Could Mean for Men’s Health

Published: March 17, 2016

It’s an exciting time to be a member of the men’s health field. I recently read an article that said doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland have identified the patient they want to receive the first-ever penis transplant – a U.S. solider wounded by a bomb blast during a combat mission in Afghanistan. … Continue reading What the First-Ever Penis Transplant Could Mean for Men’s Health

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Nov

How I lost 15 Pounds in Six Weeks This Summer at Age 51

Published: November 5, 2015

The last half of 2014 and the first half of 2015 was a rough time for my family. My 95-year-old father became critically ill in the summer of 2014 and had a roller coaster ride in and out of the ICU and hospital and then rehab centers until he finally passed away in March. Much … Continue reading How I lost 15 Pounds in Six Weeks This Summer at Age 51

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May

Dr. Werthman: Fertility Isn’t a “Chick Thing”

Published: May 5, 2014

From Oxygen.com: In my 20-plus year medical career, if I had to choose the most common misconception I’ve heard from patients and yes, even some highly respected members of the medical community, it’s that fertility – or problems with it, rather, is solely a “woman’s issue.” From inconsistent menstrual cycles to advanced reproductive age, women … Continue reading Dr. Werthman: Fertility Isn’t a “Chick Thing”

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