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About drelist

Dr. Elist (James J. Elist, M.D.,F.A.C.S., F.I.C.S.), has been in private practice in Beverly Hills, California since 1982 specializing in Urology. Dr Elist ‘s major interests (sub specialties) include impotency, male sexual dysfunction, infertility and Male Enhancement Procedures(Penile Enlargement and Testicular Enlargement).

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Mar

Saw Palmetto

Saw Palmetto Health Benefits

Published: March 2, 2018

  What is Saw Palmetto? Saw palmetto is a type of palm that is  native to southeastern United States. The saw palmetto drupe fruit is its’ most vulnerable part. The berry is made of powerful compounds (sterol and fatty acids) that are used to treat many health conditions. The berries can be eaten raw, or … Continue reading Saw Palmetto Health Benefits

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Mar

Zika Virus Stay in the Semen?

How Long Does the Zika Virus Stay in the Semen?

Published: March 1, 2018

How Long Does the Zika Virus Stay in the Semen?  The Zika virus is a virus transmitted mostly by the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito—found in certain Carribean countries, Central & South America, Asia, Africa, and Mexico. For adults, Zika is relatively harmless. Many people infected with Zika virus won’t have symptoms or … Continue reading How Long Does the Zika Virus Stay in the Semen?

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Feb

American and Asian Ginseng

Published: February 27, 2018

American and Asian Ginseng Asian Ginseng, also known as Korean or red ginseng has similar remedy functions of American Ginseng. Both adaptogens, American and Asian ginseng have the capabilities of stimulating both physical and mental activity. Ginseng boosts energy, enhances the immune system and reduces stress. So both american and asian ginseng are good! The plant … Continue reading American and Asian Ginseng

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Feb

American Ginseng and its Health Benefits

American Ginseng and its Health Benefits

Published: February 23, 2018

American Ginseng and its Health Benefits American Ginseng is one of the most common of herbal supplements in the United States. Ginseng is a tan root, that needs at least six years of aging before used for medicinal purposes. The massive popularity of ginseng has led to over harvesting, causing it to be endangered in … Continue reading American Ginseng and its Health Benefits

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Feb

Ginkgo Biloba Health Benefits

Published: February 22, 2018

Ginkgo Biloba Health Benefits Ginkgo Biloba is a Chinese herb that has transcended the globe that provides healing to millions of people. Ginkgo Biloba is one of the oldest tree species on earth and has been used to remedy for thousands of years. Due to its’ continued success and strong history, Ginkgo Biloba is one … Continue reading Ginkgo Biloba Health Benefits

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Feb

How to Lower Creatinine Levels

Published: February 20, 2018

How to Lower Creatinine Levels Creatinine is a natural by-product of human biological processes and is secreted into the urine via renal system. It occurs naturally in the urine and blood in addition to other bodily secretions. We’ll discuss how to lower creatinine levels in this blog post. In order for all the bodily systems … Continue reading How to Lower Creatinine Levels

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Feb

Complications of Prostate Biopsy

Complications of Prostate Biopsy

Published: February 16, 2018

Complications of Prostate Biopsy Transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy is usually an uncomplicated procedure, often performed in an office setting with only local anesthesia. Antibiotics are used as prophylaxis before the procedure, further reducing the rate of complications like urosepsis and prostatitis. So what can be the Complications of Prostate Biopsy? Urinary tract infection is the most … Continue reading Complications of Prostate Biopsy

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Feb

Religion and Sexual Ethics

Published: February 15, 2018

Religion and Sexual Ethics The religions of the world all have different opinions and tolerances of sexual acts and performances. As humankind becomes more accepting, and broadens its’ horizons regarding sexual ethics, religions have adapted their stance on such subjects. The study of religion and ethics in regards to sexuality is paramount because they have … Continue reading Religion and Sexual Ethics

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Feb

Is Prostate Self-Exam Safe and Accurate?

Is Prostate Self-Exam Safe and Accurate?

Published: February 13, 2018

Is Prostate Self-Exam Safe and Accurate? Prostate self-exam is similar to a digital rectal exam performed in the doctor’s office. In fact, if you decided to examine your prostate, wear a latex glove and use a safe lubricant as you insert your finger into the rectum. Gently sweep the prostate with your finger, finding the … Continue reading Is Prostate Self-Exam Safe and Accurate?

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Feb

Prostate Biopsy checking prostate cancer

Are There Alternatives to Prostate Biopsy?

Published: February 12, 2018

Are There Alternatives to Prostate Biopsy? Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States. In 2018, experts anticipate over 165,000 new diagnoses with  approximately 29,000 deaths from prostate cancer. Men living in the United States have a risk of developing prostate cancer over their lifetimes estimated at one in six. … Continue reading Are There Alternatives to Prostate Biopsy?

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