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Exercise Could Be as Good as Meds for Treating Premature Ejaculation
Apr 28, 2023
Cardio and Kegels may provide up to three times more stamina during sex, new research indicates. Author: Kate Daniel Published: April 27, 2023
Christina Aguilera Says Semen Has "a Lot of Protein," but Does It Really?
Apr 19, 2023
Dr. Josh is one of only a few key experts breaking down the myth, with commentary weaved throughout the piece. The article includes his ASTROGLIDE title hyperlinked to the ‘Our Experts’ page. Here’s one snippet from the article:
Boost Your Self-Esteem With Penile Filler
Mar 03, 2023
Not surprisingly, penis size is often a big component of a man's self-esteem. Well, thankfully there is a way to get the size you’ve been looking for. Penile girth enhancement is a popular way to boost your penis size and self-esteem.
Do You Have These Symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia?
Feb 03, 2023
About half the men over 50 have enlarged prostates, and that percentage grows with age. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) isn’t cancerous but can interfere with urinary and sexual function.
Don't Let Menopause Affect Your Sex Life: Try MonaLisa Touch®
Jan 11, 2023
Menopause can coincide with a time of great freedom in your life. Sometimes, the physical effects of changing hormone levels can interfere with some of the enjoyable aspects of living, like your sex life. MonaLisa Touch® may be able to help.
Anal Orgasms Are Real—and They're Spectacular
Jan 06, 2023
IF YOU HAVE a penis, then you might already know that stimulating the pleasure-inducing prostate gland can lead to earth-shattering orgasms from your rear end. But did you know that people of all anatomies and genders can have anal-based orgasms, too?
What You Should Know About Rim Jobs, According to a Urologist
Jan 06, 2023
Has sex gotten boring as of late? Looking for a way to spice things up in the bedroom? Come on, it’s a new year. Why not venture into uncharted sexual waters to ring in 2023? If you’re feeling adventurous, I’ve got the perfect thing for you: rimming.
Benefits of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
Dec 20, 2022
Hormone replacement therapy has long been used to counter specific effects of aging, like menopause in women and low testosterone in men. Increasingly, patients and doctors turn to bioidentical hormones to reduce potential side effects.
A Guide to Living and Dating with a Sexually Transmitted Infection
Dec 08, 2022
Dating seems to be getting harder and harder. Now add to that a sexually transmitted infection (STI), and things can get even more complicated. As scary as it may seem, knowing your status is a crucial part of engaging in a healthy and active sex life.
How The UroLift® System Provides Relief From Symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Without
Nov 10, 2022
The most common benign tumor occurring in men, enlargement of the prostate gland, called benign prostatic hyperplasia, sometimes requires treatment that can end the ability to have orgasms. The UroLift® System provides a safer alternative.
Shockwave Therapy: A Game-Changer for Remedying Erectile Dysfunction
Oct 01, 2022
Are you frustrated by symptoms of erectile dysfunction? It’s a common condition, but it can be treated. Find out how your ED could be the result of restricted blood flow and how shockwave therapy offers a painless solution to boost your sex life.
The Theory Behind the Mushroom Penis Head
Sep 06, 2022
The shape could be due to evolution or maybe chance, but at least those hard spines are gone. Read More
What is Premature Ejaculation? Definitions, Causes and Treatments
Jul 05, 2022
Many of us take ejaculation for granted. Think about it. When we have sex, most of us assume ejaculation is a forgone conclusion. We also assume that ejaculation is something we can control. But that’s not always the case… Read More
What is Male Menopause?
May 10, 2022
Menopause, from the Latin menopausis, was first used in the 19th century to describe the final cessation of the monthly menstruation of women. That understanding of menopause has continued even to this day… Read More
Pilates Could Be a Low-Impact Investment With High-Impact Returns
Feb 23, 2022
Body-strengthening exercises can improve erectile dysfunction symptoms for many men. Read More
A Guide To The “Male G-Spot,” aka How To Have Prostate Orgasms
Feb 15, 2022
Most people have heard of the famed G-spot found on the anterior wall of the vagina. But did you know that people with penises also have something akin to a G-spot?
13 Health Benefits of Sex
Feb 10, 2022
It’s more than just a good time. A romp in the hay can improve everything from your mood to your heart health. When it comes to good health, you know the drill: Eat a well-balanced diet. Exercise. Get a good night’s sleep. And have regular sex? Read More
7 Myths About Bottoming–More Than Just Anal Sex
Jan 19, 2022
Bottoming is nothing new. It happens all over the world. It’s an act that dates back to the ancient Greeks and has been depicted time and again in artifacts from eras long gone. It’s common and natural, something that even animals do.
Should I be out here milking prostates?
Jan 04, 2022
First of all, if you haven’t heard the term “prostate milking” before that’s because it is a new colloquialism. What it refers to is prostate massage, though, which is not new at all.
COVID and ED: The Evidence for a Connection Keeps Getting Firmer
Dec 28, 2021
If infertility isn’t an impetus to get vaccinated, how about potential erectile dysfunction? Read More
I Feel the Need, the Need for Nitric Oxide
Oct 16, 2021
As an essential component of erections, NO can be a big yes in avoiding ED. Read more
This Doctor Is Sharing All The Foods That May Be Good And Bad For Erections
Oct 09, 2021
If you didn’t already know, there may be foods that are not so great for erections… Read More
The Painful Mystery of Hard-Flaccid Syndrome
Oct 06, 2021
Men with HFS are often turned away by doctors and told their pain is ‘all in their heads.’ To cope, they’ve banded together to develop treatments for this mysterious condition on their own.
Do Big Dicks Have a Harder Time Getting Hard?
Oct 06, 2021
Giant-hog havers claim their bodies can’t produce enough blood for their massive members. Are they right or just bragging? Read More
Please Stop Believing These Vasectomy/ED Inaccuracies
Sep 15, 2021
Yes, ‘the snip’ involves a sexual organ, but that doesn’t mean it will impact sexual function. Read More
How Concerned Should I Be That My Testicles Are Different Sizes?
Sep 08, 2021
It’s normal for your testes to look more like cousins or brothers, but sometimes, asymmetry can sound the alarm for something more serious…
How To Overcome Depression – Related Erectile Dysfunction
Aug 26, 2021
It’s hard to get hard when you lack motivation and don’t feel great about yourself, but for guys with depression-related ED, there are plenty of solutions…
Will Loosing Weight Make My Dick Bigger?
Aug 24, 2021
Excess weight can make the penis appear smaller, but if you’re a certain type of man, you can reverse the illusion…
Bad News For Your Erection – New Science on Covid and ED Just Popped Up
Aug 13, 2021
Since the early days of the pandemic, doctors, researchers, and COVID survivors have noticed a link between the virus and erectile dysfunction. Now, nearly 18 months later, new data has proven this connection to be even stronger.
Exactly how much of your blood goes into your boner?
Aug 06, 2021
Apparently, all of the blood in your body accounts for around 10 percent of your weight. That’s a fun little factoid, sure, but exactly how much of that blood goes into your boner?
Are Blue Balls a Real Thing? We Talk To the Experts and Get the Lowdown.
Aug 03, 2021
You’ve probably heard of the phrase “blue balls” before or used it yourself when sexually frustrated. But is there any truth behind it or was it just made up by a man who really wanted to get some?
What Does Sexual Function After Prostate Surgery Look Like?
Aug 03, 2021
Procedures for BPH have side effects. A diminished sex life doesn’t have to be one of them. There’s nothing like the prospect of an upcoming medical procedure or surgery to send the ol’ anxiety into overdrive.
Tips for Your First Time Having Anal Sex
Jul 29, 2021
It is often said that you never forget your first time, but that rarely refers to your first time having anal sex. Perhaps that is because for far too long, anal sex has been considered taboo, something to be ashamed of, or at least to stay quiet about.
Tips to Reach Orgasm for the LGBTQ+ Community
Jul 08, 2021
While it is true that most people know very little about the female orgasm, even less is known about orgasmic function in people not having traditional penovaginal intercourse.
ED 101: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Your Hard On (Or Lack Thereof)
May 14, 2021
As someone who works in the sexual health space, I get asked about erections and erectile dysfunction more than anything else. It’s amazing how little men know about their hard-ons.
The Female Orgasm: Correcting the Biggest Misconceptions About the Big O
Mar 28, 2021
There are few things as elusive in our communal understanding of sex than the female orgasm. I get patients coming into my office all the time asking questions about their orgasm or what qualifies as “normal.”
Chronic Prostatitis/Pelvic Pain Syndrome Series: The Urologist’s Perspective – Joshua Gonzalez, MD
Mar 26, 2021
In part one, we covered the science and research sides of the disease. In this episode, we will be getting the MD perspective. We are excited to have the board-certified fellowship-trained urologist and men’s health expert, Dr. Joshua Gonzalez,...
The Truth About Male Sexual Health Supplements
Feb 18, 2021
I get asked all the time from patients about which supplements I recommend to enhance performance. Men and their partners are often interested in avoiding prescribed medications when they can in favor of more “natural” methods.
Buzzfeed: Are “Blue Balls” An Excuse For Guys To Get Women To Have Sex With Them?
Feb 17, 2021
In a now-deleted mega-viral TikTok, a guy got the attention of lots of women by saying “blue balls” are not painful — saying it just an excuse for guys to tell girls to get them to have sex. What?
Gay Sex Ed: Blowjobs
Feb 11, 2021
Yes, it’s hard. Yes, you’ll need to study. Yes, extra credit is available. Everybody and their discreet neighbor think they give great head. And while I’m absolutely here for this sexual confidence, I’d be remiss not to say it’s a bit delusional.
The Homo Homie Podcast: Valentine’s Day With Our Dick Doctor!
Feb 10, 2021
Oh yea, we went there! Valentine’s Day is around the corner so we had to talk about dick real quick. Board-certified Urologist, Dr. Joshua R. Gonzalez, MD, aka the #DickDoc from TikTok, joins us for a HARD convo about our penises.
Erections in the Time of COVID: Dr. Josh answers FAQ’s
Jan 26, 2021
Many people are wondering how COVID will affect men’s sexual health. ASTROGLIDE’s resident sexual health advisor and board-certified urologist, Dr. Joshua Gonzalez, is here to answer commonly asked questions:
2021 Sexual Health and Wellness Predictions
Dec 30, 2020
Here’s What Sex Will Be Like in the Year 2021 In order to give us an idea of what 2021 might look like in sexual terms, Dr. Joshua Gonzalez at Astroglide, one of the world’s foremost lubricant manufacturers, took a peek under the covers, as it were.
21 Anal Masturbation Tips Experts Swear By For The Best Solo Session Ever
Dec 14, 2020
“Slow down, be present, and experience.” That may be how your last wine tasting started, but the somm’s advice applies to anal masturbation too: Slow down, be present, and experience. That, and use lube…lots and lots of lube.
Love Hurts, But Sex Shouldn’t: An Introduction to Female Sexual Pain
Dec 08, 2020
Women are too often indoctrinated at a young age to believe that sometimes sex is painful as if it is some inevitable part of intimacy and the sexual experience. Think about every movie you’ve ever seen when a woman has sex for the first time...
Hormones and Sexual Health
Dec 03, 2020
Do you or your partner have low libido, a lack of desire for sex, or experience sexual difficulties? In this episode Dr. Lori is joined by Joshua Gonzalez, MD to discuss the reasons and solutions to these common sexual problems.
Shoot Like a Pro: How To Maximize Your Ejaculatory Function
Nov 17, 2020
This month Dr. Josh talks about maximizing your ejaculatory function over at the Astroglide blog.
8 Topics Queer Folks Should Discuss with Their Doctor to Maximize Their Sexual Health
Oct 05, 2020
As a member of the LGBTQ+ community, I can attest to the difficulty many of us face navigating the healthcare system and advocating for our sexual health. Here are 8 topics to discuss with your doctor.
Perimenopause & Menopause
Aug 24, 2020
As a sexual medicine specialist, I see patients every day who have misconceptions about perimenopause and menopause. Now that science, diet and lifestyle habits have expanded our life spans,...
Anal Sex Tips, Tricks, and Myths
Aug 04, 2020
If you’ve thought about exploring your backside during sex or testing the waters of anal play, consider this your guide. We are excited to offer our expert tips on everything anal and help quell common anal misconceptions.
How COVID-19 Became an Indoor Recess of Sorts for Sexual Pleasure
Jul 21, 2020
At the end of 2019, Well+Good forecasted that the next year would bring a sex-positive revolution. The raunchy-feminist series Fleabag had just scored four Emmy awards...
11 Ways To Improve Male Sexual Performance
Jul 08, 2020
I would be hard-pressed to find a male patient in my practice that would not gladly take some tips on how to improve his sexual performance. Even the most virile man wouldn’t turn down a few pointers.
When Sex Hurts
May 21, 2020
This lecture is an introduction into the various causes of pain that women can experience during sexual activity and a review of the latest, state-of-the art therapies to help women have better, more satisfying, pain-free sex.
Do Guys With Low Testosterone Really Need Hormone
Apr 28, 2020
If you’ve spent any amount of time listening to AM radio, no doubt you’ve heard ads where some nondescript man bemoans his lack of a sex drive or manliness,...
Hormonal Changes Associated with Menopause
Apr 22, 2020
Joshua Gonzalez, MD joins a Hela Health Class lecture to give an introduction into the symptoms that can affect women as they enter menopause. He will discuss standard hormone replacement therapies...
Forefront by Next Health #28: Quarantine Series
Apr 21, 2020
Dr. Joshua Gonzalez joins Forefront by Next Health’s ‘quarantine series’ episode, Dr. Shah has a no holds barred conversation about the taboo topic of sexual health with Dr. Joshua Gonzalez.
The Sexual Side Effects of Birth Control
Apr 02, 2020
Hela Health Classes welcomes Joshua Gonzalez, MD as he presents “The Sexual Side Effects of Birth Control”, An introduction into the potential adverse sexual side effects that can arise from certain contraceptive options.
Is There Any Medical Reason to Donate a Testicle?
Feb 06, 2020
Like, can science use my balls for any better reason than me? Last September, right-wing moron and YouTube star Joey Salads vowed that if Trump were impeached, he’d donate his left testicle to medical research.
MenMD: ED Treatment Options
Jan 19, 2020
In this webinar, Dr. Joshua Gonzalez, urologist and sexual medicine specialist, discusses common treatment options for erectile dysfunction and what you need to know about each.
Dyspareunia: A Center For Healthy Sex Lecture
Jan 19, 2020
This lecture will provide the clinician with effective ways of discussing dyspareunia in patients reporting pain with sex. It will help them screen for common organic factors that contribute to dyspareunia,...
The Full Release: Doctor vs Doctor vs Idiot
Jan 19, 2020
Fellow dick doctor Josh Gonzalez joins Ashley and Mo for some hard core medical goofy insightful insanity. They talk about cosmetic penile surgeries (bigger is better) , circumcisions,...
Cumming Too Soon: The Truth About Premature Ejaculation
Jul 15, 2019
One of the most challenging sexual problems in men’s health is ejaculatory dysfunction. Men can have all types of ejaculatory problems. Sometimes men ejaculate too early or too quickly.
How Important Is Sex For A Man?
Jun 25, 2019
Join Joshua Gonzalez, MD as he talks about how important sex is for a man on Radio Dr. Gluss’s podcast JOLT YOUR BRAIN!
Penile Transplants, Plasma Therapy, and Human Tissue Engineering
May 09, 2019
The Sex Savy podcast’s guest is sexual medicine physician Joshua Gonzalez, M.D. They discuss the use of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to treat erectile dysfunction in men and the use of lasers to treat pelvic pain and post-menopausal pain in women.
Mar 24, 2019
We typically associate sex with pleasure, connection and good feelings, but for some with vaginas, intercourse can feel exactly the opposite–painful, frustrating even isolating.
Does Getting Older Really Turn You Into A Cantankerous Asshole?
Feb 25, 2019
GET OFF MY LAWN, OLD MAN If we’re to believe the results that come up with a Google search, the phenomenon of becoming a cantankerous old fart as you age is exclusively a male problem...
Everything That Happens To Your Body Over The Course Of A Summer
Feb 25, 2019
I was featured in the article “Everything That Happens To Your Body Over The Course Of A Summer” in MEL Magazine. A head-to-balls-to-toe guide to what’s happening in your booze and sun-addled bod
A Gentleman’s Guide to Taking Your Medical Diagnosis Like A Champ
Feb 25, 2019
I was featured in an article in MEL Magazine entitled “A Gentleman’s Guide to Taking Your Medical Diagnosis Like A Champ”
The Women’s Pelvic Health Podcast
Jan 29, 2019
The Women’s Pelvic Health Podcast, created and hosted by Holistic Health and Wellness Coach, Hannah Matluck, a pelvic pain warrior herself, is the #1 source for real, authentic and uncensored information on women’s pelvic health.
Dr. Joshua Gonzalez – The Sex Ed Podcast
Nov 12, 2018
I have a podcast available on iTunes, Radio Public, Tune In, Spotify and Stitcher Dr. Joshua Gonzalez, MD, is a urologist specializing in Sexual Medicine. He has devoted his career to studying and treating sexual dysfunction,...
Nov 06, 2018
Here is an article I wrote over at TheSexEd.com What happens when cumming doesn’t work out the way we think it will? There are all types of common ejaculatory problems: You can pop prematurely or cum too late or sometimes not at all.
Hard Conversations, Ep 8 – What Happens When a Urologist Talks About Medical Erectile Dysfunction
Sep 10, 2018
Introducing Hard Conversations, a podcast about male sexuality. Therapist Tim Norton expands the conversation about male sexuality, adds context to why we struggle as a society to have hard conversations...
What is Erectile Dysfunction?
Sep 09, 2018
I’ve written an article over at TheSexEd.com: As a sexual medicine specialist, I get asked questions about erectile dysfunction (ED) all the time. How do I know if I have erectile dysfunction?
All Of Your Practical Questions About A Threesome, Answered
Jul 26, 2018
I was featured in the article “All Of Your Practical Questions About A Threesome, Answered” on July 26, 2018 We give you the DL on all your FAQs about MFF, MFM, MMF, and FFM, and don’t forget to BYOV
When Getting Hard is Hard: How Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Can Help
May 14, 2018
Today’s Men’s Health Monday is from our friends at Pelvic Health and Rehabilitation. They provided a guest blog about the importance of physical therapy in the treatment of erectile and ejaculatory dysfunction.
Apr 28, 2018
Here is a great informative blog from our friends and colleagues at Pelvic Health & Rehab Clinic. Time to learn about Vaginismus.
Premature Ejaculation: A Mel Magazine Feature
Mar 29, 2018
Another article contribution that the offices of Joshua Gonzalez MD, Board Certified Urologist, is sharing here. Our friends at Mel Magazine have an article discussing the topic of Premature Ejaculation. Below is an excerpt taken from that article.
Do You Know About Male PMS?
Mar 14, 2018
Here is an article that I was featured in with Mel Magazine. It was a great opportunity to give some of my own insight and knowledge into male PMS or as it is referred to as Irritable Man Syndrome? Below is an excerpt from it.
The Doctor’s: Testosterone and Prostate Cancer
Feb 25, 2018
If you’ve ever heard Bugs Bunny, “Ren and Stimpy”, or “Futurama” on television then you know his voice; cartoon voice actor Billy West, “the man of 1000 voices” joins The Doctors to share his story about his battle with prostate cancer.
Bespoke Surgical: A Guide To Bottoming
Feb 10, 2018
Our friends at Bespoke Surgical provided a guest blog about ‘bottoming’ on the site today. It serves as an addition to my ‘Painful Sex’ content. Read along and also check out Bespoke Surgical for more resource information.
Allure Article Feature: Male Birth Control
Feb 08, 2018
Here is an article that I was recently featured in for Allure on male birth control. One passage taken from the article is below. Did you know that there are still discussions around male birth control?
The Fight Mag & The Erection Expert
Jan 19, 2018
As you may or may not know part of being a Urologist is partnering with various organizations, brands and other local professionals. This time around I partnered with The Fight Magazine.
4 Reasons Why You Might Want to Try a Prostate Massage
Oct 12, 2017
The prostate is a mysterious and oft-misunderstood organ. A walnut-size gland found between a man’s bladder and his rectum, the prostate’s main function is to produce fluid that is expelled as part of semen during ejaculation;...
Millions Of Women Face Astonishing Pain When They Have Sex.
Sep 28, 2017
A writer ventures out of his “male bubble” to find a medical jungle crowded with toxic treatments, false diagnoses, and shame by Maxwell Williams
Make Erections Great Again
Sep 26, 2017
As a sexual medicine specialist, I spend a good deal of time talking about erections. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is actually a pretty common problem. Estimates of the prevalence of ED range from 9% to 40% of men by age 40,...
Jagged Little Pill: Part Two
Sep 26, 2017
After reading my last post, Jagged Little Pill, many of you who have had similar suspected OCP-related problems may be thinking there’s no hope. Trust me, you are not doomed if you’ve ever taken an oral birth control and you have symptoms of vulvodynia.
Jagged Little Pill: How Oral Contraceptives Wreak Havoc on the Female Body
Sep 26, 2017
The advent of oral birth control pills in the 1960s was heralded as a huge victory for women’s rights. Finally, women could take control of their bodies and their fertility.
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