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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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Overactive Thyroid | Hyperthyroidism

Published: February 9, 2015

Overactive Thyroid An overactive thyroid disorder is caused when your thyroid makes and releases too many thyroid hormones into the body. Located at the front of your neck, the thyroid is crucial in the process of metabolism, which controls your heartbeat and even how fast you burn calories. It is estimated that women are five … Continue reading Overactive Thyroid | Hyperthyroidism

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Urinary Retention

Published: February 6, 2015

Urinary Retention Urinary retention is a condition in which the bladder is unable to empty completely or even partially in some cases. In other words, if you are suffering from urinary retention, it means you are unable to either start urination or fully empty your bladder. A life-threatening medical emergency, acute urinary retention lasts only … Continue reading Urinary Retention

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Orgasmic Disorders

Published: February 5, 2015

Orgasmic Disorders Orgasm refers to the peak sexual excitement or feeling of very intense pleasure during the course of a sexual encounter. Orgasmic disorders, as the name suggest refers to conditions that interferes with an individual’s capacity to achieve orgasm, despite adequate sexual stimulation. Orgasmic disorders are fairly common in the general population. According to … Continue reading Orgasmic Disorders

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Sexual Arousal Disorder

Published: February 4, 2015

Sexual Arousal Disorder Sexual arousal disorder refers to inadequate response to an adequate sexual stimulation. In other words, individual who suffer from sexual arousal disorder often face a hard time in getting sexually charged, which may deter the intensity and quality of gratification. Poorly addressed cases of sexual arousal syndrome may present with sexual dysfunction … Continue reading Sexual Arousal Disorder

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Sexual Desire Disorder

Published: February 3, 2015

Sexual Desire Disorder Hypoactive sexual desire disorder is marked by a substantial lack of interest in maintaining or engaging in sexual relationships or activities. Not all cases of hypoactive sexual desires are problematic, but in some cases extremely low libido can affect the quality of life and integrity of relationships. It is imperative to keep … Continue reading Sexual Desire Disorder

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Underactive Thyroid | Hypothyroidism

Published: February 2, 2015

Underactive Thyroid or Hypothyroidism Also known as hypothyroidism, an underactive thyroid is a common disorder that occurs when the thyroid gland does not make enough of the thyroid hormone. This causes problems throughout the body because the thyroid controls how much energy your cells get from your food. This is also known as metabolism and impacts … Continue reading Underactive Thyroid | Hypothyroidism

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Back Pain and Sex

Published: January 30, 2015

Back Pain and Sex Low back pain is indeed one of the commonest musculoskeletal ailments that affects literally 80% of the general population at some point of their life (1). Clinical data indicates that chronic lower back pain (back discomfort lasting for more than 12 months) is prevalent in 22 to 65% of the general … Continue reading Back Pain and Sex

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Prostate Role in Reproduction

Published: January 29, 2015

Prostate Role in Reproduction Human prostate gland is one of the vital reproductive organs that is required for the maintenance of optimal reproductive and sexual activities. Anatomically, the gland is located in front of the rectum (slightly below the urinary bladder). The prostate gland is connected via ducts to the urethra (prostatic urethra) for the … Continue reading Prostate Role in Reproduction

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High Blood Pressure and Sexual Problems

Published: January 28, 2015

High Blood Pressure and Sexual Problems The impact of high blood pressure on your life is severe, from constant headaches to frustrations and triggers. Not only this, high blood pressure can translate into several serious problems, including heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. However, most of us often think this is all that a blood pressure … Continue reading High Blood Pressure and Sexual Problems

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Obesity and Sexual Quality of Life

Published: January 27, 2015

Obesity and Sexual Quality of Life Obesity can impact your life adversely, affecting the quality of life, with poor sexual health being one of the consequences. As far as sexual health is concerned, it results in infertility, reduced sexual quality and creates conception problems among women.   Obesity and Sexual Life Research reveals that overweight … Continue reading Obesity and Sexual Quality of Life

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