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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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What is Anorexia?

Published: April 6, 2015

What is Anorexia? Anorexia nervosa, commonly called as anorexia, is an eating disorder in which the patient has an extreme and unjustified fear of gaining weight. The patient usually has a weight which is less than normal, is obsessed with food and suffers from a low self-esteem. Because of his obsession with his weight, a … Continue reading What is Anorexia?

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Emotional Stress Can kill Libido

Published: April 3, 2015

Emotional Stress Can kill Libido Stress can be defined as the response mechanism adopted by our body to any kind of change. Whenever our body is subjected to a change that disrupts our normal day-to-day routine, a coping mechanism comes into play wherein adrenaline and numerous other hormones tend to speed up the heart so … Continue reading Emotional Stress Can kill Libido

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Constipation and UTI

Published: April 2, 2015

Constipation and UTI Large amounts of stool that you are unable to pass out sit in the rectum. The stool deposits press up against the urethra and bladder, making it harder for the bladder to empty fully and thus allowing the growth of bacteria. It can result in urinary tract infections, UTI, as the bladder … Continue reading Constipation and UTI

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What is Behcet's Disease?

Published: April 1, 2015

What is Behcet’s Disease? Behcet’s disease is a term used to refer to chronic inflammation of blood vessels of all sizes and types, further affecting small to large arteries and veins. Referred to as an autoinflammatory disease, the syndrome can cause a wide range of symptoms, including: Acne-like spots Genital ulcers Mouth sores Headaches Red, … Continue reading What is Behcet's Disease?

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Side Effects of Steroid Abuse

Published: March 31, 2015

Side Effects of Steroid Abuse Steroid abuse can have numerous side effects, from hormonal changes to cardiovascular, liver, and musculoskeletal problems.  While some steroid side effects are reversible if you stop using drugs, some others are permanent.   Hormonal Changes The overuse of steroids disrupts the normal production of hormones in the body, resulting in … Continue reading Side Effects of Steroid Abuse

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Colon Cancer Screening

Published: March 30, 2015

Colon Cancer Screening Typically, colon cancer screening helps in the detection of early signs of cancer in the intestine. With regular screening, it is possible to detect problems in the form of polyps that can otherwise become cancerous if left untreated. So timely screening helps reduce the risk of death from colon cancer. Identification of … Continue reading Colon Cancer Screening

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Best Foods to Boost Sex Drive

Published: March 27, 2015

Best Foods to Boost Sex Drive If you are interested in sleeping more rather than having sex, it is the time upgrade your sexual desires by adopting some healthy interventions. You don’t have to get supplements or over-the-counter libido enhancing products to do it. Healthcare providers recommend that modifying your diet and adopting a healthy … Continue reading Best Foods to Boost Sex Drive

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Sleep Apnea and Erectile Dysfunction

Published: March 26, 2015

Sleep Apnea and Erectile Dysfunction Obstructive sleep apnea is a fairly common sleep disorder in which there is a sudden changes in the rhythm and rate of breathing during deep stages of sleep. Although there are several clinical varieties of sleep apnea; the obstructive sleep apnea is a potentially serious type, especially in regards to … Continue reading Sleep Apnea and Erectile Dysfunction

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Dyspareunia in Women

Published: March 25, 2015

Dyspareunia in Women Pain during intercourse or female dyspareunia is sexual condition in which females experience persistent or recurring pain at or around the genital areas during the act of physical intercourse. The underlying cause of dyspareunia is usually psychological but in a number of cases, anatomical or physiological aberrations can also lead to dyspareunia … Continue reading Dyspareunia in Women

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Keeping a Single Kidney Healthy

Published: March 24, 2015

Keeping a Single Kidney Healthy Kidneys are one of the most important organs of the human system. Nephrectomy (or surgical removal of a kidney) is sometimes performed as a life-saving procedure to maintain healthy survival. Few indications of nephrectomy are; childhood or adult renal tumors and terminal diseases of kidney (such as polycystic kidney disease). … Continue reading Keeping a Single Kidney Healthy

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