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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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Interstitial Cystitis

Published: February 2, 2017

Interstitial Cystitis Interstitial cystitis (also known as painful bladder syndrome) is a condition in which the person suffers from chronic pain and pressure in the urinary bladder (sometimes extending towards the pelvis). Urinary bladder is a muscular organ that holds the urine. The bladder dilates when urine from kidney is transported via ureter. Once the … Continue reading Interstitial Cystitis

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Published: February 1, 2017

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder that is reported quite frequently in women as well as teenage girls. Other than estrogen, females also produce other hormones such as testosterone but in very little amounts. In polycystic ovary syndrome, the primary abnormality is hypersecretion of testosterone in females that presents with … Continue reading Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

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Stress And Testosterone

Published: January 31, 2017

Stress And Testosterone There are various definitions of “stress”. Healthcare providers define stress as body’s response to an opposition, challenge or provocation.”  Stress can be divided into two groups: Short term stress Long term stress Short Term Stress This type of stress is a result of sudden challenge or stimulation, such as fight or mean … Continue reading Stress And Testosterone

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Alcohol And Your Heart: What Are The Risks?

Published: January 30, 2017

Alcohol And Your Heart: What Are The Risks? The effects of alcohol on the heart may be beneficial when only a moderate amount of alcohol is consumed, but experts remain divided about how much alcohol can safely be consumed by any adult, since it affects a variety of cells and organs in the human body. … Continue reading Alcohol And Your Heart: What Are The Risks?

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Alcohol And Erectile Dysfunction

Published: January 27, 2017

Alcohol And Erectile Dysfunction Alcohol abuse is one of the primary causes of erectile dysfunction, a common manifestation of sexual dysfunction among men. It refers to the ability to achieve and sustain an erection adequate for completion of sexual intercourse. Men who consume more than 3 drinks daily are much more likely to have difficulty … Continue reading Alcohol And Erectile Dysfunction

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Alcohol And Fertility

Published: January 26, 2017

Alcohol And Fertility Recent studies suggest that even moderate alcohol consumption of less than 5 drinks a week can significantly impair fertility by reducing male sperm quality.  If you are a male of reproductive age, you should consider this evidence when making lifestyle choices. One large study published in the British medical journal found that … Continue reading Alcohol And Fertility

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Vaginal Dryness

Published: January 25, 2017

Vaginal Dryness Unhealthy and insufficiently lubricated vagina can significantly compromise the quality of sexual relationships besides aggravating the risk of developing infections and inflammatory disorders of genital tract. Although, vaginal dryness is more common in elderly females but a fair number of cases are also reported in women of younger age group. Vaginal dryness is … Continue reading Vaginal Dryness

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Alcohol And Testosterone

Published: January 24, 2017

Alcohol And Testosterone Ethanol is a highly toxic substance that is usually consumed in the form of alcohol! Once consumed in a certain dose, it acts as a central nervous system depressant and can have deleterious effects on the body. It is noteworthy that alcohol is one of the most abused substance that is consumed … Continue reading Alcohol And Testosterone

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PLC Zeta – The Sperm Specific Trigger

Published: January 23, 2017

PLC Zeta – The Sperm Specific Trigger PLC Zeta is an important protein that is believed to play an important role during fertilization and other stages of fetal development. Data indicates that men who experience fertility issues often suffers from the lack or deficiency of this protein. This is mainly because even if the sperms … Continue reading PLC Zeta – The Sperm Specific Trigger

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Testicular Self-Examination – What Should You Know About It?

Published: January 20, 2017

Testicular Self-Examination – What Should You Know About It? All healthcare providers and health organizations suggests that adult males should perform testicular self- examination on regular basis. But, why? How is this going to benefit you? Doctors explain that men who undergo regular screenings are aware of how their body looks like when they are … Continue reading Testicular Self-Examination – What Should You Know About It?

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