By: Terry Graedon March 24, 2014 4 Comments
    How Safe Are the New Drugs for Low T?

    "Low T" has become a staple on TV commercials. Like "ED" for erectile dysfunction, low T is a code. It signifies declining testosterone levels, a natural aspect of the aging process. The ads make it s…

    By: Joe Graedon July 18, 2013 4 Comments
    Are We Overtreating Prostate Cancer?

    A study just published online in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (July 17, 2013) will no doubt create a firestorm of controversy within the urology community. Before we offer any comments…

    By: Joe Graedon August 2, 2012 2 Comments
    X-Rated Movies Won’t Reverse Sexual Side E…

    Q. Is it normal for a 54-year-old man to start watching porno? Over the last year or so my husband has had some trouble getting and holding an erection. This has led to a serious marital conflict. He …

    By: Joe Graedon June 30, 2011 5 Comments
    Don’t Sweep Sexuality Under The Rug

    Shhh! Sex is a taboo topic. Even though advertising, TV and tabloids are filled with suggestive images, people have a hard time talking about their own personal problems. Jim is reluctant to ask his d…

    By: Joe Graedon May 5, 2011 2 Comments
    Will Horny Goat Weed Solve Sex Problem?

    Q. My husband has suffered from high blood pressure and high cholesterol for years. HCTZ and fosinopril (Monopril) control his hypertension and Vytorin has lowered his cholesterol. Since starting the …

    By: Joe Graedon January 20, 2011 10 Comments
    Wife Cries Out for More Sex

    Q. I am plagued with a shameful problem of not being able to sustain an erection, and therefore haven't been sexually active with my spouse for the past three years. My wife cries out for sex sometime…

    By: Terry Graedon October 31, 2009 24 Comments
    Does Lipitor Lower Libido?

    Q. My husband has high cholesterol, despite a very healthy lifestyle and weight. His doctor put him on Lipitor. After the dosage was increased, I started noticing that he wasn't as enthusiastic about …

    By: Terry Graedon July 2, 2009 88 Comments
    Statins May Cause Erectile Dysfunction

    It is estimated that 13 million Americans now take a statin-type cholestesrol-lowering medicine like Lipitor, Crestor or Zocor. Such drugs are very good at lowering bad LDL cholesterol and lower the c…