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All About Testosterone

Testosterone is the male sex hormone made in the testicles. In puberty, it helps boys develop body and facial hair, deeper voices and muscle mass. Basically it helps turn boys into men.Although testosterone levels gradually drop in a man after age 40, a sudden drop is not normal and can cause a variety of symptoms.

What the color of your urine means

Food can alter urine’s appearance. So can medicine and illness, such as an infection.In general, colorless urine means you drink a lot of water, maybe too much if it is like this daily. Pale straw-colored to transparent yellow urine means you are well hydrated. Dark yellow to amber-colored urine may mean you are dehydrated. But

Considering a vasectomy?

What is a no-scalpel vasectomy  A no-scalpel vasectomy is a quick and easy form of permanent birth control that takes minutes to perform. It’s also known as an incision-free or a no-cut vasectomy because no scalpel is used.   Here’s how it’s performed. With the scrotum numbed, your doctor makes a small puncture or poke in the

Why you should consider a vasectomy during March

Basketball, baby! College brackets and the NCAA tournament. Sit on the sidelines from the comfort of your home and watch some stellar college hoops — doctor’s orders!  Schedule your no-scalpel vasectomy for a Thursday or Friday in March at South County Urological. Recuperate over the weekend, television remote in hand. See who advances to the

A Patient Talks About Wave Therapy

Ken F. was sitting in the waiting room of South County Urological when he noticed a brochure about a new treatment for erectile dysfunction (ED). Unlike other ED treatments, it did not require pills, injections or surgery. Called wave therapy, the novel treatment uses low-intensity shockwaves to increase penile blood flow and stimulate the creation

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