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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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Nov

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HIV & AIDS Fear and Anxiety

Published: November 7, 2014

HIV & AIDS Fear and Anxiety Perhaps one of the most feared medical diagnoses which patients would not want to hear is the diagnosis of being Human Immunodeficiency Virus positive (HIV+). The fear of being infected with HIV is not uncommon. However, for some, this fear can be debilitating and can impact their daily activities … Continue reading HIV & AIDS Fear and Anxiety

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Nov

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Diet for Kidney Stone Prevention

Published: November 6, 2014

Diet for Kidney Stone Prevention Isn’t it amazing how two small bean shaped organs (about 4 to 5 inch in length) are capable of filtering about 180 liters of plasma each day? Or in other words, an average set of kidneys filter your entire plasma volume about 60 times every single day to dispose-off toxins … Continue reading Diet for Kidney Stone Prevention

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Nov

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Bladder Control Problems in Women

Published: November 5, 2014

Bladder Control Problems in Women Bladder is one of the essential components of a functional urinary system. It is located in the pelvic region in close proximity to organs like vagina, uterus, cervix and median umbilical ligament (in females). Human urinary bladder is a pouch like structure that serves two important functions in the body; … Continue reading Bladder Control Problems in Women

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Nov

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Psychological Effects of a Vasectomy

Published: November 4, 2014

Psychological Effects of a Vasectomy The decision to get a vasectomy can be a major step in a man’s life. For many, it can mark the end of the male’s fertility, which can be met with relief and/or sadness. With the ability to have intercourse without the risk of an unwanted pregnancy, it can give … Continue reading Psychological Effects of a Vasectomy

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Nov

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Early Prostate Cancer Detection

Published: November 3, 2014

Early Prostate Cancer Detection According to the latest statistics reported by American Cancer Society (1), prostate cancer is the second most frequently reported malignancy in males. However, with early detection and prompt treatment, most cases can be resolved completely without affecting the overall survival rate and life span of the patient. The 5-year survival rate … Continue reading Early Prostate Cancer Detection

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Oct

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Practicing Safe Sex During the Holidays

Published: October 31, 2014

Practicing Safe Sex During the Holidays The holidays are generally considered to be a happy period of time filled with celebrations, gatherings, good food and great times. It is no wonder that according to a recent study, in the past 3 years there has been an increase in new STD incidences reported in January of … Continue reading Practicing Safe Sex During the Holidays

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Oct

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Hot Flashes or Flashes in Men

Published: October 30, 2014

Hot Flashes or Flashes in Men Flushing or hot flushes are synonymous words for the episodes of sensation of increased warmth usually in the upper body and face. Technically hot flushes is the correct term, but hot flashes seems to be commonly used.   Hot Flashes Hot flashing occurs with a reddening of the skin … Continue reading Hot Flashes or Flashes in Men

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Oct

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Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy

Published: October 29, 2014

Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy One of the cardinal rules of pregnancy has been to never consume alcohol. The effects of alcohol consumption during pregnancy has been linked to fetal harm and developmental delays. As alcohol is consumed, it travels via the maternal blood to the fetus. Once in the fetus’s blood, alcohol takes longer to … Continue reading Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy

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Oct

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Drinking Water and Hormonal Balance

Published: October 28, 2014

Drinking Water and Hormonal Balance The Nature has designed human body with absolute precision and care. Most of our tissues and organs can only function under strict biochemical and hormonal conditions. Therefore it is safe to assume that any disease or health issue that compromises the integrity of internal environment can lead to systemic dysfunction. … Continue reading Drinking Water and Hormonal Balance

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Alcohol Consumption and Gene Expression

Published: October 27, 2014

Alcohol Consumption and Gene Expression While it has been shown that moderate amounts of alcohol consumption in adults can have certain health benefits, when consumed in excessive amounts, alcohol can have multiple harmful effects. These harmful effects are multiplied to an unborn fetus when alcohol is consumed while pregnant. Because the alcohol travels through and becomes … Continue reading Alcohol Consumption and Gene Expression

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