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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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Vasectomy Advantages and Disadvantages

Published: November 18, 2015

Vasectomy Advantages and Disadvantages If you are considering a vasectomy, you should be aware of the advantages and disadvantages of this form of birth control.   The primary feature of a vasectomy is its permanence. It was designed to prevent further conception for life. For some men, this is an advantage. It’s relatively inexpensive compared … Continue reading Vasectomy Advantages and Disadvantages

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Safety Issues with Using Testosterone

Published: November 17, 2015

Safety Issues with Using Testosterone FDA (Food and Drug Administration of USA) has approved testosterone replacement therapy to address hormonal deficits in diagnosed individuals, but after the latest spike in the number of reported cases of adverse effects, experts are reviewing the pros and cons of testosterone therapy in high-risk candidates. Safety issues with testosterone … Continue reading Safety Issues with Using Testosterone

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Testosterone Therapy Side Effects

Published: November 16, 2015

Testosterone Therapy Side Effects Testosterone replacement therapy can improve mood, energy levels, and libido in men who have low testosterone. However, therapy for replacement of testosterone is associated with side effects and the risks over the long term are not well understood. Men may have low testosterone levels without symptoms, simply as a result of … Continue reading Testosterone Therapy Side Effects

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Low T Treatment Options

Published: November 13, 2015

Low T Treatment Options Low testosterone can be caused by problems in the organs that produce testosterone, the testicles and the adrenal glands, or it can be caused by a problem with either the hypothalamus or pituitary gland in the brain, which regulate testosterone production in the gonads.  Low T is known as “hypogonadism” and … Continue reading Low T Treatment Options

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Low Testosterone: Signs and Symptoms

Published: November 12, 2015

Low Testosterone: Signs and Symptoms Testosterone, the male sex hormone produced primarily in the testicles, rises and falls at specific periods in life. There is increased production during puberty, resulting in development of many male characteristics. The levels remain stable for several years after puberty, but around the age of 30 years, testosterone production begins … Continue reading Low Testosterone: Signs and Symptoms

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Treatment for Low Testosterone

Published: November 11, 2015

Treatment for Low Testosterone Testosterone is the primary male reproductive hormone, which regulates several functions in the human body such as maintenance of secondary sexual characteristics, facial hair growth; development of testes, deepening of voice etc. Low testosterone levels in male is a common issue that affect millions of males around the world. The testosterone … Continue reading Treatment for Low Testosterone

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Foods That Can Boost Testosterone Levels

Published: November 10, 2015

Foods That Can Boost Testosterone Levels Testosterone is an important male sex hormone that affects many important male sexual functions, in addition to significant effects on muscle, bone health, mood, concentration, and sense of well-being. Most men lose testosterone as they age, and although testosterone supplements are available, they are not recommended for everyone who … Continue reading Foods That Can Boost Testosterone Levels

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The Role of Testosterone in Men

Published: November 9, 2015

The Role of Testosterone in Men Testosterone is a key male hormone primarily produced in the testicles, although small amounts of testosterone are produced in the adrenal glands, located above the kidneys. This potent hormone is necessary for the development and maintenance of male features. Testosterone production is regulated by the hypothalamus and pituitary glands … Continue reading The Role of Testosterone in Men

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Does Vasectomy decrease sexual drive?

Published: November 6, 2015

Does Vasectomy decrease sexual drive? Vasectomy is a micro-surgical procedure that is usually performed to achieve permanent contraception in males. Most men are reluctant to consider vasectomy as a preferred method of contraception due to this popular notion that vasectomy adversely affects male libido, sex drive and sexual performance in the bedroom. But is it … Continue reading Does Vasectomy decrease sexual drive?

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Penile Cancer in a Nutshell

Published: November 5, 2015

Penile Cancer in a Nutshell Penile cancer is a cancer that is caused by abnormal (malignant) cells from the tissues of the penis. The penis contains two types of erectile tissue, which is spongy tissue that is filled with blood vessels. Most of the penis is made up of the two bodies of the corpora … Continue reading Penile Cancer in a Nutshell

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