The New York Attorney General recently targeted GNC, Target, Walgreens, and Walmart for selling misleading and/or adulterated dietary supplements. The supplement industry is a 30 BILLION dollar a year industry and half of Americans are taking a self-prescribed supplement. How do we know that the products we take are safe? How do we know that … More Why Are Goats Horny And How Do I Get My Hands On One?
There has been a lot of controversy regarding screening for prostate cancer but one point that cannot be argued is the decreased death rate from prostate cancer since the approval of the use of PSA (the blood test for prostate cancer) by the US Government. Screening for prostate cancer saves lives. Screening consists of a … More Better Prostate Health, Part II.
I get this question all the time: do I really need my prostate? The prostate is important for reproduction, so I guess if you’re done having kids you technically don’t need it. The problem is you can’t just remove it without a whole host of sexual and urinary side effects, so the best thing to … More Better Prostate Health, Part I.
There is a new “app” for your Smart Phone that will let you know the best time to pee during a movie. The thought process is that if you get up to pee a lot, this app will let you know when something good is coming up, how long you have to pee between key … More Seriously?! What’s next? A nose picking “app”?
For immediate release:Dr. Agins Treats Hundredth Patient with the UroLift® System Glendale, AZ– January 25, 2016 DR AGINS, today announced that his hundredth patient had been treated with the UroLift® System, the first permanent implant to treat symptoms due to urinary outflow obstruction secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men 50 years of age or … More Dr. Agins Treats Hundredth Patient with the UroLift® System
Take a look at what one of my patients and his wife have to say about their experience with the Urolift procedure…
This is a copy of a handout that I give my guys in the office. Please enjoy. THE ENLARGED PROSTATE The Problem: The prostate is a walnut-sized gland important for reproduction. It sits in between the bladder and the penis. All the urine leaving the bladder runs through a channel in the middle of the … More The Enlarged Prostate
On March 6, 2015, Dr. Agins was flown to the Neotract Headquarters to observe the manufacture of the Urolift System for the relief of urinary symptoms from an enlarged prostate. This is a ten minute office procedure that unblocks the prostate. There is no catheter and there are no sexual side effects. Dr. Agins performs THE … More Urolift VIP Visit
There is so much misinformation and conflicting views in the media that it can be difficult to get a straight answer. When I counsel my patients, it comes not from opinion or experience, but from published data. Here are some of the things I have heard from patients regarding vasectomy and how I answer: “Vasectomy … More Seedless Grapes, Part III: Medical Problems
Men’s Health is usually thought of as sexual problems and sexual problems are usually thought of as psychological in nature. I look at sexual problems as a possible indicator of underlying health issues, and an opportunity to improve our health. Erectile dysfunction, while easy to fix, may indicate systemic vascular disease and can precede a … More The Heart or the Head: Problems in the Bedroom May Be More Concerning Than You Think