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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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Benefits of Love and Sex

Published: December 4, 2015

Benefits of Love and Sex Are you aware that optimal health is not attributed to good food and exercise alone? According to a new research, love relationships, romance and sex plays an equally vital role in the maintenance of health and wellness by lowering blood pressure and improving overall physical, mental and emotional health. Effects … Continue reading Benefits of Love and Sex

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Testicular Cancer – Causes, Signs and Symptoms

Published: December 3, 2015

Testicular Cancer – Causes, Signs and Symptoms Testicular cancer is the most frequently occurring cancer found in younger men. Fortunately, with treatment, it is also one of the most survivable forms of all cancer, with an estimated 95% survival rate when caught in the early stages. The survival rate at later stages is only minimally … Continue reading Testicular Cancer – Causes, Signs and Symptoms

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Vaginal Bleeding

Published: December 2, 2015

Vaginal Bleeding Vaginal bleeding during menstruation is physiological and marks the shedding/ sloughing of uterine blood vessels (and endometrial layers) as a result of changes in the rhythm of major female hormones. Since menstrual bleeding is physiological; therefore no intervention is generally needed if flow is normal. However, there are a few situations when vaginal … Continue reading Vaginal Bleeding

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Common Testicular Disorders

Published: December 1, 2015

Common Testicular Disorders Urologic surgeons are trained in the evaluation and management of disorders of the genitourinary tract, including the variety of disorders that affect the testicles in men. Some of the common testicular disorders treated by urologists include testicular torsion, epididymitis, varicocele, hydrocele, testicular cancer, scrotal swelling and darkened semen. What is Testicular Torsion? … Continue reading Common Testicular Disorders

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5 Vitamins for Male Sexual Health

Published: November 30, 2015

5 Vitamins for Male Sexual Health To all the men out there, sexual health is not just limited to massive libido, macho-sperms and fervent erection. The concept of sexual health is much deeper and comprehensive than just quality sex. For example, optimal sexual health involves adequate physical stamina, vigor and sexual appetite in addition to … Continue reading 5 Vitamins for Male Sexual Health

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Is a Vasectomy Reversible?

Published: November 25, 2015

Is a Vasectomy Reversible? A vasectomy is intended to be a permanent procedure, but microsurgical techniques have been developed that have allowed restoration of fertility through reversal of a vasectomy. If you are considering this option, you should know that the success rate is variable. It depends upon several factors, including the skill and expertise … Continue reading Is a Vasectomy Reversible?

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Vasectomy vs. Tubal Ligation

Published: November 24, 2015

Vasectomy vs. Tubal Ligation Across the globe, sterilization is considered as the most reliable method to achieve permanent contraception or birth control. However, despite widespread popularity and potential benefits, many couples remain clueless regarding the most suitable procedure to achieve sterilization. Broadly speaking, permanent contraception or sterilization can be achieved via either of these methods: … Continue reading Vasectomy vs. Tubal Ligation

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What is a Vasectomy Procedure?

Published: November 23, 2015

What is a Vasectomy Procedure? A vasectomy procedure is a surgical procedure performed by a urologist, a surgeon with special training in conditions that affect the genitourinary tract. During a vasectomy, the surgeon blocks the tube that carries sperm from the testicles to the urethra. This tube is known as the vas deferens. The vasectomy … Continue reading What is a Vasectomy Procedure?

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The Effectiveness of Vasectomy

Published: November 20, 2015

The Effectiveness of Vasectomy One of the major advantages to vasectomy as a form of birth control is the effectiveness of the procedure.  It is nearly 100% effective if performed by an experienced urologist. In fact, only 15 to 20  of every 10,000 couples will conceive in the first year after vasectomy, compared to 1,400 … Continue reading The Effectiveness of Vasectomy

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Vasectomy: Is It Right For You?

Published: November 19, 2015

Vasectomy: Is It Right For You? There are several factors you should consider carefully before you have a vasectomy procedure. Although vasectomy procedures can be reversed with microsurgical techniques with some success, vasectomy is considered a permanent method of birth control. If you are certain you don’t want to have children, then it is the … Continue reading Vasectomy: Is It Right For You?

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