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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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Shellfish Toxicity

Published: June 2, 2015

Shellfish Toxicity Shellfish toxicity refers to poisoning caused by eating shellfish including clams, oysters, mussels, or scallops. Molluscan shellfish often contain marine biotoxins which can cause food poisoning. Marine biotoxins are produced by microscopic algae in very small amounts which are normally harmless. However, in the presence of abundant sunlight, warm temperatures, and water that … Continue reading Shellfish Toxicity

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Probiotic Foods and Supplements

Published: June 1, 2015

Probiotic Foods and Supplements Probiotics can be defined as live microorganisms, such as bacteria and yeasts, which are consumed for health benefits. For a microbe to be called a probiotic, it must be alive when it is being administered, there must be a documented health benefit associated with it, and it must be administered in … Continue reading Probiotic Foods and Supplements

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Semen Analysis

Published: May 29, 2015

Semen Analysis Semen analysis is performed to measure male fertility by examining the amount of semen a man produces during an ejaculation. The basic objective of performing semen analysis is to adjudge the quality and quantity of sperms. Semen analysis is done to assess different parameters such as the sperm count, sperm motility, sperm velocity, … Continue reading Semen Analysis

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Urethral Wart

Published: May 28, 2015

Urethral Wart Genital warts appear as small bumps or fleshy growth on the skin, specifically in or around the genital area or the anal area. Genital warts are easily transmitted through sexual contact with an infected person. In men who are not circumcised, warts are often found on the penis, under the foreskin. They are … Continue reading Urethral Wart

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How Changing Female Hormones Affect Sexuality

Published: May 27, 2015

How Changing Female Hormones Affect Sexuality Hormones play multiple roles in human body. In women, there are significant changes in hormones with age, and levels of estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone normally decline during and after menopause. The female hormones affect sexual desire and functioning.   Female Hormones and Sex Life Testosterone plays a crucial role … Continue reading How Changing Female Hormones Affect Sexuality

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Caffeine Benefits and Risks

Published: May 26, 2015

Caffeine Benefits and Risks About 90% of adults consume caffeine in one or another daily. Most common caffeinated drinks include tea and coffee. Most of us need these caffeinated beverages to kick-start our day, for we believe caffeine improves our mood. Since it injects adrenaline into our system, caffeine is a metabolism and energy booster … Continue reading Caffeine Benefits and Risks

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Suspensory Ligament Release for Penile Lengthening

Published: May 22, 2015

Suspensory Ligament Release for Penile Lengthening Suspensory ligament connects the base of penis to the pubic bone to keep it from moving further outside the pubic area. The suspensory ligament serves a crucially important anchoring role in the male anatomy, especially when the penis is erect. Some surgeons may discuss releasing the suspensory ligament as an … Continue reading Suspensory Ligament Release for Penile Lengthening

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Published: May 21, 2015

Bisexuality Bisexuality refers to the feeling of getting attracted to members of both the genders. Bisexuals believe that their sexual orientation is fluid and keeps changing with time. People who are bisexual are attracted towards a particular gender but are totally aware that this attraction is not exclusive. However, numerous people who are actually bisexual … Continue reading Bisexuality

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Hydrocele Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Published: May 20, 2015

Hydrocele Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Hydrocele is the collection of fluid around one or both testicles. This accumulation of fluid leads to swelling up of the scrotal region. According to the American Urological Association, 10% of all male babies born in the US suffer from this condition. However, hydrocele may develop at any stage of … Continue reading Hydrocele Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

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A Short Daytime Nap Could Improve Memory

Published: May 19, 2015

A Short Daytime Nap Could Improve Memory Who doesn’t love an afternoon siesta? There is a time in the day when you just feel like switching off your brain and go off to sleep. But you carry on because of an over-riding feeling of guilt. However, now you have got scientific permission to nap in … Continue reading A Short Daytime Nap Could Improve Memory

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