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What They Don’t Tell You: 5 Potential Sexual Side Effects of Prostate Surgery

By Andrew Siegel, M.D. September 8, 2014
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For many prostate cancer patients, radical prostatectomy, the surgery to remove the prostate, is a scary, but necessary, life-saving procedure. The fear of post-surgery sexual side effects can be lessened by learning what to expect and how to alleviate the symptoms.

What You Need to Know About Prostate Cancer

By Andrew Siegel, M.D. September 1, 2014
September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. As a urologist and a wellness advocate, this subject is very dear to my heart as one who treats prostate cancer, is at risk for prostate cancer and has a father who is a prostate cancer survivor.

The Top Five Kegel Exercise Myths

By Andrew Siegel, M.D. August 25, 2014
The Private Gym Kegel Weight Exercise Program for Men

Although Kegel exercises have been around since the 1940s, there are still many misconceptions that exist about them. We’ve compiled a list of the five most prevalent myths and are here to set the record straight.

Why Do Men Know So Little About the Organ They Love So Much?

By David Mandell August 19, 2014
Why do men know so little about their pelvic floor muscles?

Lets take a poll. Who knows more about the penis, men or women? With no evidence at all, I will go out on a limb here and say women - - simply because men know so little about their reproductive system.