Dr. Ron S. Israeli MD FACS

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Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones

By |November 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|

  Image via Shutterstock Kidney stones occur when hard deposits of mineral and acid salts stick together in concentrated urine. They are most painful when passing through the urinary tract. It is extremely rare but it is possible kidney stones can cause permanent damage. If you are feeling nauseous or experiencing severe pain in your [...]

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Link Found Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Erectile Dysfunction

By |October 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Image via Pexels What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D is essential for the growth and development of strong bones in your body and helps cells all over your body communicate. It is commonly referred to as the “sunshine vitamin” because it is mainly produced in your skin when it is exposed to sunlight. Vitamin D [...]

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Signs You Are a Good Candidate For a Vasectomy

By |August 29th, 2016|Men's Health|

A vasectomy is a common procedure that serves as a permanent form of birth control for men. If you are considering a vasectomy, here are some signs you are more than likely a good candidate for this procedure. What is a Vasectomy? First off, it is important to understand what a vasectomy is. A vasectomy [...]

PSA Rise After Surgery: What Happens Next?

By |August 9th, 2016|Cancer|

The word “cancer” is never something anyone wants to hear. Fortunately, most cases of prostate cancer are treatable when caught early on. Following a prostatectomy surgery, most men do not experience recurrence. However, what happens if PSA levels rise after this procedure? PSA Rise After Surgery 25%-33% of men will experience a recurrence of prostate [...]

HIFU for Improved Quality of Life

By |July 26th, 2016|High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound, Men's Health|

How HIFU is Changing the way Prostate Cancer Treatment is Approached HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) is a revolutionary prostate cancer treatment now available in the United States. After decades of success in Europe and Asia, the FDA authorized HIFU for the ablation of prostate tissue late in 2015. This technology provides an alternative prostate [...]

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Why Men Should be Concerned About the Zika Virus This Summer

By |July 15th, 2016|Men's Health|

  Image via Wiki Commons The Zika virus is hard to ignore in the news cycle. Zika is a disease caused by the Zika virus, which is spread through mosquito bites. The CDC has issued a travel alert for areas heavily impacted by Zika, and some countries in South America are even warning women to [...]

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Younger Men More Frequently Diagnosed With Testicular Cancer

By |July 9th, 2016|Cancer|

Testicular cancer is not talked about as much as prostate cancer, as prostate cancer is much more common. However, testicular cancer is having an impact – especially on younger men. The average age of someone diagnosed with testicular cancer is 33, while the average age of someone diagnosed with prostate cancer is 66. About half [...]