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Supplemental Steroids, Testosterone May Lower Men’s Sperm Counts

Supplemental Steroids, Testosterone May Lower Men’s Sperm Counts

Latest Men’s Health News WEDNESDAY, March 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Men who abuse hormones such as testosterone or steroids for bodybuilding can have declines in sperm and testosterone production, researchers say. The good news: these changes seem to reverse once men stop hormone overuse. While the use of nonprescribed male hormones (androgens) has surged […]

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Opioid Overuse Can Lower Hormones to Harmful Levels

Opioid Overuse Can Lower Hormones to Harmful Levels

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Men’s Health News WEDNESDAY, March 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Add one more issue to the growing list of harms from opioid abuse: Long-term use may lead to hormone deficiencies that affect a man’s health. Researchers reviewed the latest medical evidence and found that about two-thirds of men using opioids […]

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testosterone undecanoate (Aveed)

testosterone undecanoate (Aveed)

What is testosterone undecanoate capsule, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Testosterone undecanoate is a long-acting man-made version of testosterone, the natural male sexual hormone. Testosterone is responsible for the normal growth and development of male sex organs and characteristics. It includes growth and development of male organs of penis, testicles, prostate, body […]

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Science Finds a Way for Transgender Males to Maintain Fertility

Science Finds a Way for Transgender Males to Maintain Fertility

Latest Sexual Health News SATURDAY, March 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — People transitioning female to male face issues around future fertility. But new research suggests children in the future are a real possibility for these transgender men. Now, research shows that transgender men can remain fertile after even one year of testosterone treatment. It’s common […]

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What causes pain in the testicles?

What causes pain in the testicles?

Testicular pain can have several causes, from infections to traumatic injuries. Sometimes, testicular pain can be a medical emergency. In this article, learn about the possible causes of testicular pain, as well as when to see a doctor. Epididymitis An infection such as epididymitis can cause testicular pain. Epididymitis is an infection of the epididymis, […]

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terazosin (Hytrin)

terazosin (Hytrin)

What is terazosin? Terazosin belongs to a class of medications called alpha 1 blockers which relax the smooth muscles of the arteries, the prostate, and the bladder neck. Is terazosin available as a generic drug? Yes Do I need a prescription for terazosin? Yes What are the side effects of terazosin? Commonly reported side effects […]

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finasteride (Proscar)

finasteride (Proscar)

What is finasteride (Proscar)? How does it work (mechanism of action)? The prostate gland is located around the tube which empties urine from the bladder (urethra). As the prostate gland enlarges, usually after 50 years of age, it can obstruct or partially block the urine flow. This leads to symptoms which include dribbling of urine, […]

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Herpes Viruses Can Reactivate In Astronauts While in Space: Study

Herpes Viruses Can Reactivate In Astronauts While in Space: Study

Reactivation of herpes viruses is more likely to occur in astronauts the longer they are in space, a new study says. Latest Sexual Health News NASA researchers checked for eight human herpes viruses in blood, urine and saliva samples from astronauts before, during and after shorter space shuttle flights and longer International Space Station missions, […]

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Could Male Twin’s Fetal Testosterone Bring Lasting Harm to His Sister?

Could Male Twin’s Fetal Testosterone Bring Lasting Harm to His Sister?

Latest Sexual Health News MONDAY, March 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Having a twin brother could put a woman at a lasting disadvantage, and exposure to his testosterone before birth may play a role, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data on 13,800 twin births in Norway between 1967 and 1978. Compared to women with […]