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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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Published: May 14, 2015

Heterosexuality Sexual orientation of a person describes the gender that a person is emotionally, psychologically, and sexually attracted towards. People can be homosexual, bisexual, or heterosexual. Homosexuals are attracted towards the people of the same gender whereas bisexuals are attracted towards people of both the genders. Heterosexuals are people who are attracted towards people of … Continue reading Heterosexuality

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Male Dyspareunia

Published: May 13, 2015

Male Dyspareunia Male dyspareunia is defined as a condition where a male experiences recurrent or persistent pain in the genitalia or pelvic region during sexual intercourse for a period of three months or more. Although widely unreported because of the social stigma attached to it, it is believed that one percent of men suffer from … Continue reading Male Dyspareunia

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Higher Risk of Heart Attack in People who Divorce

Published: May 12, 2015

Higher Risk of Heart Attack in People who Divorce We all are aware of the fact that getting divorced is never a pleasant thing. Two people get hitched together after falling in love. They separate only because of certain differences which they cannot iron out, however hard they try. Separating from a loved one is … Continue reading Higher Risk of Heart Attack in People who Divorce

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Health Risks Associated With Heavy Snoring

Published: May 11, 2015

Health Risks Associated With Heavy Snoring Snoring is the sound that is produced when the breathing is partially obstructed while a person is asleep. There are several ways by which the airflow can be obstructed. They include: Physical Deformities like deviated nasal septum or nasal polyps. Sometimes, a sinus infection may also block the airflow. … Continue reading Health Risks Associated With Heavy Snoring

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Composition of Human Semen

Published: May 8, 2015

Composition of Human Semen Semen is the grayish white bodily fluid which is emitted from the urethra during ejaculation. Semen contains sperms which can fertilize the female ova to produce new life. The average volume of semen in an ejaculation is about 2-5 ml. An ejaculation can contain 40-600 million sperms depending on the volume … Continue reading Composition of Human Semen

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Published: May 7, 2015

Homosexuality Sexual orientation can be defined as an individual’s emotional, romantic, or sexual attraction to another person — women, men, or both the sexes. Sexual orientation also refers to an individual’s sense of identity based on these attractions. Sexual orientation is typically classified into three categories: heterosexual, homosexual, and bisexual. People who are heterosexual have … Continue reading Homosexuality

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Maintaining Genital Hygiene

Published: May 6, 2015

Maintaining Genital Hygiene Maintaining genital hygiene is very important in order to keep infections away. A good genital hygiene is vital for preventing transmission of diseases, promoting good relationship with your partner, and for preventing an offensive smell. Both men as well as women must practice good genital hygiene to keep their bodies clean and … Continue reading Maintaining Genital Hygiene

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What Is Atherosclerosis?

Published: May 5, 2015

What Is Atherosclerosis? Atherosclerosis is a condition in which excessive plaque accumulation on and around the artery wall causes hardening and narrowing of arteries. As a result, the arteries are blocked and blood flow to different organs is blocked. A common cause of heart attacks and strokes, arthrosclerosis tends to progress silently, slowly affecting arterial … Continue reading What Is Atherosclerosis?

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease | GERD

Published: May 4, 2015

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease | GERD A chronic digestive disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a disorder in which stomach acid flows backward into the esophagus, irritating the lining of the food pipe. GERD occurs when the muscular valve that connects the stomach with the esophagus fails to close properly or opens at the wrong time. … Continue reading Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease | GERD

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Scrotum Anatomy and Function

Published: May 1, 2015

Scrotum Anatomy and Function A part of the male reproductive system, scrotum is a thin sac of skin that contains testes, epididymis, and spermatic cords. Divided into two compartments, the dual-chambered protuberance of muscle and skin is an extension of the perineum located between the anus and penis.  Each compartment comprises: one of the two … Continue reading Scrotum Anatomy and Function

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