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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Adrenal Glands

5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Adrenal Glands

Posted by on Mar 15, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Coronary artery disease, Diabetes mellitus, Erectile dysfunction, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hypertension, Infertility, Kidney stones, Leukemia, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Prostate cancer, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Stroke, Urinary incontinence, Urinary tract infection | 3 comments

The adrenal glands-which are also called suprarenal glands-are part of the endocrine system and are found on the top of each kidney. How the endocrine system hormones work Hormones secreted from glands of the endocrine system travel in the bloodstream to target cells. Target cells have receptors that are specific to each hormone. The hormones and receptors...

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Can shockwave therapy help with poor erections?

Posted by on Mar 1, 2018 in Erectile dysfunction | 0 comments

In a nutshell The study was a meta-analysis (a review of all available research) on the effectiveness of shockwave therapy (SWT) for erectile dysfunction (ED – difficulty maintaining and achieving an erection). The studies suggested that SWT may be an effective way to treat ED. Some background Erectile dysfunction is a common problem among men...

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Examining the link between PDE5 inhibitors (such as Viagra) and cardiovascular screening

Posted by on Feb 20, 2018 in Erectile dysfunction | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the link between a medication for erectile dysfunction (known as PDE5i) and the early screening of cardiovascular disease (CVD – heart and blood vessel disease). The study concluded that PDE5i use can help with the early detection for CVD. Some background Phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors (PDE5is),...

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Safety of collagenase clostridium histolyticum in Peyronie’s disease

Posted by on Feb 12, 2018 in Erectile dysfunction | 0 comments

In a nutshell This paper examined the use of collagenase clostridium histolyticum (CCH [Xiaflex]) in men with Peyronie’s disease (PD). The study found that safety of CCH treatment was not affected by severity of PD. Some background PD is an abnormal curve in the penis caused by a build-up of scar tissue. It is usually graded by the angle of...

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Which is the best form to take sildenafil?

Posted by on Jan 14, 2018 in Erectile dysfunction | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the safety and effectiveness of sildenafil (Viagra) taken as a film-coated tablet (FCT – swallowed) and oro-dispersible film (ODF – dissolved in the mouth). The study found that FCT and ODF had the same effectiveness but that patients preferred ODF. Some background Sildenafil is a commonly used drug to...

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Treatment with testosterone improves symptoms of erectile dysfunction and low sex drive

Posted by on Nov 21, 2017 in Erectile dysfunction | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the research on testosterone to treat erectile function (ED – inability to achieve and maintain an erect penis) and libido (sex drive) in hypogonadal (small testicles) men. This review found that research supports testosterone therapy to improve ED and low libido in men. Some background Erectile dysfunction...

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