Category: Male Reproductive Health


Coal Mining Deregulation and Its Potential Impact on National Reproductive Health

The Problem

Senate Republicans, under the auspices of our current administration, voted to dismantle the Stream Protection Rule (SPR) in 2017. SPR was a significant achievement, and pivotal element of the Obama-era’s body of environmental safeguard legislation. SPR required coal mining companies to monitor the environmental effects caused by mining, and to restore mined areas back to their original, p...

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Gay Man's Guide to Becoming a Dad

This informational handbook is designed to give you an overview about family building for gay men.

For gay men who wish to be dads, surrogacy and egg donation are viable routes to parenthood, as is adoption.

If you are thinking about becoming a dad and considering all your options, this is a very exciting time for you. Whether you are...

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Male Reproductive Health Handbook

Many men simply do not take a pro-active approach to their own healthcare. This includes issues with reproductive health and infertility, too! The good news is that many problems are easily corrected. If you're reading this handbook

either you or your partner may be concerned about male factor infertility. It doesn't matter who takes the first step towards information and support...

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Testicular Self-Examination

Peter Kolettis, writing for the Male Reproductive Health Alliance (MRHA), discusses the fact that testis cancer is the most common solid tumor for men in their reproductive years. He describes the procedure for a testicular self exam, and notes the positive effects on a man's fertility - and his life - of early detection and treatment of any potential problems,...

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Cup It

Urologist Nerds Drinking Beer Episode Eight:

If you're a guy into playing sports, extreme or otherwise, you need to cup your junk. Find out why from the Nerds.

Miss any episodes of Urologist Nerds Drinking Beer? Roll back to episode 1, here.

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How Healthy Are My Swimmers?

Urologist Nerds Drinking Beer Episode Seven:

If you think your semen is the barometer to overall health, you may be right. There are factors which may affect overall sperm quality. These include:

Undescended or twisted testicle Hormonal Imbalance Chromosomal Defects Celiac Disease Varicocele Infection Anti-Sperm Antibodies Tumors Environmental Toxins Obesity Alcohol and Drug Abuse Anabolic Steroid Abuse ...

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Three Joints vs. YOUR Joint

Urologist Nerds Drinking Beer Episode Six:

Ok, so you smoke pot. Maybe you drink a couple beers after work some nights. No big deal. But, if your partner isn't getting pregnant and you guys have been trying for awhile, it may have something to do with lifestyle. Too much of anything can be bad for you and the...

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If You're Taking Testosterone Supplements (without a doctor's ok) YOU'RE INSANE! ...This is Why.

Urologist Nerds Drinking Beer Episode Five:

Low testosterone is a diagnosable disorder, determined primarily through a blood test. The very real symptoms of Low T can mimic other issues and may manifest for a variety of reasons, from not getting enough sleep to the natural process of aging. Over-prescription of testosterone supplements is rampant for men who do...

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“That Doesn't Look Good...at All!”

Urologist Nerds Drinking Beer Episode Four:

How do you get your little head in sync with your big head? If you're like most guys, you probably never will. Even so, you have GOT to prevent sexually transmitted diseases. Use a condom. It's that simple. And by the way, getting an STD will not only screw up your junk,...

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Erectile Denial

Urologist Nerds Drinking Beer Episode Three: Erectile Denial

Erectile dysfunction is a disease and an early warning signal - the incidence of having a heart attack later on in life is much higher for guys who have ED. What lots of guys don't know is that it's also a spectrum with stages, not just about never being able to...

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