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Peyronie's (pay-roe-NEEZ) disease is the development of fibrous scar tissue inside the penis that causes curved, painful erections. This can prevent you from having sex or might make it difficult to get or maintain an erection (erectile dysfunction). For many men, Peyronie's disease also causes stress and anxiety.
Urologist Dr. Landon Trost shares the latest research on testosterone therapy for older men. For most men, testosterone peaks during adolescence and early adulthood. Then, as men get older, testosterone levels gradually fall. If testosterone drops below a certain level, it can cause symptoms.
In adult males, hypogonadism [...]
Dr. Tobias Kohler, urologist at Mayo, discusses an overview of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) — also called prostate gland enlargement — is a common condition as men get older. The overview includes diagnosis, symptoms, quality of life, and treatment options.
An enlarged prostate gland can [...]
Tobias S. Kohler, M.D., is a urologist at Mayo Clinic, with specialty interest and fellowship training in men's health. He explains the latest treatments for erectile dysfunction. If erectile dysfunction is an ongoing issue it can cause stress, affect your self-confidence and contribute to relationship problems. Problems getting or keeping [...]