When a man chooses to have a vasectomy, it may feel like a permanent choice. It doesn’t have to be. Most men are candidates for vasectomy reversal, a simple procedure that allows them to start or expand a family. Edmund Sabanegh, MD, Chair of Urology at Cleveland Clinic, offers insight. 1. When life changes, you … Read More
Having children is a major decision in a woman’s life. So too is a tubal ligation — or “having your tubes tied” — to prevent yourself from having children. But what happens if you change your mind after this surgery? In most cases, you have options, including reversing the tubal ligation, says surgeon and fertility … Read More
Are problems with your erections or low libido limiting your sex life? For many men, these are inevitable issues of aging. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to address them. Erection problems are fairly common for men over the age of 50, says Cleveland Clinic urologist Milton Lakin, MD. He says men may be … Read More
If sex has become a chore you no longer feel like doing, or worse, painful, you don’t have to accept this. There are ways to address these issues. For many women over the age of 50, these feelings are all too common, says Margery Gass, MD, a consultant for Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Specialized Women’s … Read More
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When men turn 40, they may think about how to keep their hair or lose their belly, but they may not think about seeing a urologist. They should. To take charge of their prostate, urinary and sexual health — not just to protect them from prostate cancer — I recommend every man start seeing a … Read More
If you’re a man over 50, it’s probably more difficult for you to rebound from a bucket of wings, a doughnut binge or a six-pack of beer than in your younger days. Bad habits take more of a toll as you age. Don’t wait until you have high blood pressure or gain 50 pounds to … Read More
When it comes to quality sex, food plays a part. The right foods will help keep blood pumping to your sexual organs. The wrong foods can keep your libido down.