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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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Smoking and Acid Reflux

Published: March 23, 2015

Smoking and Acid Reflux A new research study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology has found that people suffering from acid reflux found significant relief from the symptoms after quitting smoking.  The study points out that the heart burn or acid reflux problem isn’t just related to eating but to other lifestyle habits, such … Continue reading Smoking and Acid Reflux

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Bladder Irritating Foods

Published: March 20, 2015

Bladder Irritating Foods Healthy eating habits can have an overall improvement in your health while also keeping your bladder happy. Unfortunately, there are foods that irritate the bladder and cause all types of problems for its functioning. It’s better to eliminate such bladder irritating foods from your diet for a happy bladder. Eating better, increasing … Continue reading Bladder Irritating Foods

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Role of Salt Abuse on the Risk for Kidney Stone Formation

Published: March 19, 2015

Role of Salt Abuse on The Risk for Kidney Stone Formation High dietary salt intake is one of the common reasons for kidney stone formation. A study conducted to assess the role of a salt diet on kidney stone formation reveals that a sodium rich diet has an effect on the crystallization of stone-forming salts … Continue reading Role of Salt Abuse on the Risk for Kidney Stone Formation

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Women, Alcohol and Sexuality

Published: March 18, 2015

Women, Alcohol and Sexuality Does alcohol play any role in influencing the sexuality of a person? Well, this is a much debated question. In the case of women, alcohol consumption may increase the subjective sexual desire, though it does lower physiological arousal and disinhibit sexual behavior. Many studies reveal that it causes sexual behavioral changes … Continue reading Women, Alcohol and Sexuality

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How Testosterone Levels Affect Muscle Growth

Published: March 17, 2015

How Testosterone Levels Affect Muscle Growth It is no wonder that an average male has higher muscle mass than an average female of the same height and weight. In fact, research has proved that even with no difference in diet and exercise regimen, an average male tends to produce and grow more muscles than a … Continue reading How Testosterone Levels Affect Muscle Growth

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Chest Pain in Young Adults

Published: March 16, 2015

Chest Pain in Young Adults Chest pain is one of the most common terms heard in medical parlance. It often triggers a sense of panic for the person, as it is seen as a warning sign of a heart problem.  Anyone with a chest pain is interested to find if this is a sign of … Continue reading Chest Pain in Young Adults

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XIAFLEX for Peyronie’s Disease

Published: March 13, 2015

XIAFLEX for Peyronie’s Disease XIAFLEX is an innovative therapeutic option that has recently emerged as the treatment of choice for the long term management of Peyronie’s disease in men. Peyronie’s disease is a slow but progressive condition of penis that is characterized by abnormal fibrotic changes in the corpus cavernosum of the penile tissue that … Continue reading XIAFLEX for Peyronie’s Disease

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Meat Consumption and Prostate Cancer

Published: March 12, 2015

Meat Consumption and Prostate Cancer According to the latest report released by World Health Organization (WHO), it has been estimated that 30% of all cancers in the developing world are associated with high intake of certain dietary agents such as red meat and processed animal proteins. A number of studies have also suggested that lower … Continue reading Meat Consumption and Prostate Cancer

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Sexual Intercourse During Pregnancy

Published: March 11, 2015

Sexual Intercourse During Pregnancy Pregnancy marks the beginning of a physiological transition that has a profound effect on physical, psychological and sexual aspects of a pregnant female’s life. This transition is partly attributed to the hormonal aberrations and partly to the biochemical changes that occur in response to the influx of different hormones in the … Continue reading Sexual Intercourse During Pregnancy

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How to Protect Your Kidneys

Published: March 10, 2015

How to Protect Your Kidneys Kidneys are one of the most vital organs of the body. Keeping your kidneys healthy is imperative to leading a healthy life.  After all, kidneys help in the effective waste management of the body and remove toxins, thus helping maintain chemical balance and blood pressure. It is important to take … Continue reading How to Protect Your Kidneys

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