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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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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 Function and Anatomy

Published: May 1, 2015

Scrotum Function and Anatomy  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 Function and Anatomy

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Obesity and Erectile Dysfunction

Published: April 30, 2015

Obesity and Erectile Dysfunction Erectile dysfunction is the inability to attain or sustain an erection of the penis long enough for a successful sexual intercourse. According to the American Journal of Medicine, as many as 18 million American men above the age of 18 suffer from erectile dysfunction. Almost 50 to 60% of these men … Continue reading Obesity and Erectile Dysfunction

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Cesarean Versus Natural Birth

Published: April 29, 2015

Cesarean Versus Natural Birth A baby can be brought into this world either by means of a natural birth, i.e. vaginal delivery, or through a surgical birth, i.e. cesarean section. Earlier natural birth used to be the norm but now, many women are opting for cesarean section as a matter of choice. So is one … Continue reading Cesarean Versus Natural Birth

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Prevention of Osteoporosis

Published: April 28, 2015

Prevention of Osteoporosis Osteoporosis can be defined as a medical condition that is associated with the weakening of bones, thereby making them prone to fractures. In a person suffering from osteoporosis, the bones become brittle due to a loss of minerals, specifically calcium, at a fast pace and the body is unable to make up … Continue reading Prevention of Osteoporosis

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Male Genitalia Transplant

Published: April 27, 2015

Male Genitalia Transplant With the medical field growing by leaps and bounds with every passing day, one more frontier has been conquered recently. Yes, surgeons had been toying with the idea of male genitalia transplant for ages. One such operation was carried out in 2005 but had to be reversed soon after. However, surgeons from … Continue reading Male Genitalia Transplant

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Genital Hygiene for Females

Published: April 24, 2015

Genital Hygiene for Females It is extremely important to wash your genitals not only to keep them clean but also to keep them healthy. There are certain types of bacteria which thrive on our skin and are absolutely required to eat away the dead skin. However, a buildup of the bacteria due to unhealthy cleaning … Continue reading Genital Hygiene for Females

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Genital Hygiene for Males

Published: April 23, 2015

Genital Hygiene for Males Genital hygiene is an important ritual which must be taught to both males as well as females. It is important to maintain a good genital hygiene to keep the body clean and free from harmful germs and bacteria. Regular washing of genitals ensures that the genital organs are clean and stay … Continue reading Genital Hygiene for Males

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Anorexia and Pregnancy

Published: April 22, 2015

Anorexia and Pregnancy Anorexia is an acute eating disorder wherein people tend to keep their body weight as low as possible. To control body weight, people suffering from anorexia restrict the amount of food that they eat, exercise excessively, and even go to the extent of vomiting to reduce body weight. Pregnant women who are … Continue reading Anorexia and Pregnancy

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Osteoporosis and Exercise

Published: April 21, 2015

Osteoporosis and Exercise Osteoporosis can be defined as a disease that is characterized by an acute reduction in bone mass and a deterioration of the bone tissue thereby making the bones more susceptible to fractures. The bones of people suffering from osteoporosis tend to become fragile. This results in fractures in their hips, spine, wrists, … Continue reading Osteoporosis and Exercise

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