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Do you accept health insurance?

Most treatments are considered elective and are not covered by insurance. For your convenience, we will accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, personal Checks and Cash. Special financial arrangements are available through medical finance companies. We do not process any form of insurances. . Insurance is accepted by the laboratory onsite for your blood work, insurance is not accepted for your treatment

Why can’t my regular doctor help me with my erectile dysfunction?

Your primary care physician does not specialize in men’s sexual health, therefore they do not possess a comprehensive understanding of the various sexual issues that men face. If you are facing the burden of Erectile Dysfunction, you would want to see a specialist. Men’s Clinic Center is here to help every step of the way!

If you needed to have heart surgery, you would choose the best Cardiovascular Surgeon possible; one who performs them on a regular basis. Solving your Erectile Dysfunction is no different. Men come to us because we have fully studied and specialize in men’s sexual health. Primary Doctors and urologists currently prescribe Viagra or Cialis because this is the only solution they are aware of. Yet over 60% of all
men who take the aforementioned prescriptions see little to no results. They are not ED specialists and focus solely on solving prostate issues. Our staff and physicians have a comprehensive and modern understanding of the intricate issues that men face and are
here to help every step of the way!.

Can I have a vasectomy performed on the same day as my consultation?

Yes. A same-day procedure is convenient for men who are confident about their decision to undergo a vasectomy. However, for many men it is helpful to schedule a consultation first and to schedule the procedure at a later date once they are comfortable with their decision.

Do I need a companion to come with me to my appointment or procedure?

It is not necessary to have anyone join you for routine appointments. Your healthcare provider will let you know if someone should accompany you for a scheduled procedure.

What is the Men’s Clinic Center?

Men’s Clinic Center was created and designed to help treat the most personal of men´s health problems. Our medical providers focus specifically on male wellness and offer the most modern, and revolutionary procedures available.

We understand the anxiety associated with erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, low testosterone and other men’s health issues, along with the courage required to present oneself for treatment. That’s why each patient is managed with the strictest codes of confidentiality and professionalism, protecting both your privacy and your medical records.

Do you treat people with diabetes?

The Men’s Clinic Center successfully treats many men who have ED as a result of diabetes.

Diabetes is one of the most common medical disorders associated with ED. It is estimated that 35 to 60% of men with diabetes have ED. The vascular and neuralgic complications associated with the natural history of diabetes are thought to be the main causes of ED in men with diabetes.

Can I be on more than one treatment at any given time?

Yes, it is possible to be on more than one treatment at any given time.

Also, it is possible for a patient to use our medication therapy in conjunction with other oral medication as long as they ARE NOT used at the same time. It is important to follow the medical provider’s directions

When should I see a medical provider about erectile dysfunction or premature ejaculation?

You should see a medical provider about erectile dysfunction or premature ejaculation as soon as it begins to bother you or cause problems in your love life.

There are ways to treat, and maybe even cure, these conditions.

Am I too old to benefit from today’s treatments for erectile dysfunction?

You are NOT too old to benefit from one or all of the treatments available.

At Men’s Clinic Center, we have successfully treated patients in their 90s! If you can walk up one flight of stairs without exhaustion, you are probably healthy enough to enjoy sexual activity. Remember, you’re only as old as you feel! Your overall physical health should be examined and the medical provider can confirm for you whether or not you should consider using treatment.

I’m interested in seeking treatment. What’s my next step?

The medical providers at Men’s Clinic Center are highly trained and offer a range of treatments. Privacy and discretion are assured at every step of the way and patients are made to feel entirely at ease. A complete individual assessment is performed and a full clinical diagnosis is made before a course of treatment is recommended. Call or book your appointment online today.

Before you come into our office here are a few things you need to know:
• DO NOT take any ED medications for at least 24 hours before your appointment. For those that are taking 36-hour Levitra, this time-frame extends to 36 hours.
• DO NOT take any recreational drugs (marijuana, cocaine, etc.) for at least 36 hours prior to your visit.
• Take it easy on the coffee the morning of your appointment, as caffeine can elevate your blood pressure.
• Please be prepared to spend roughly an hour and a half with us for your first appointment. This will give us time for the diagnostic testing, as well as a test dose of whatever treatment you elect.

Should I bring anything with me to my first visit?

We ask all new patients to bring the following with them:
• Your Photo ID.
• Full list of medications.
• A clear summary of your health history.
Full list of medications, and a clear summary of your health history.
Our providers can use this information to determine if a prescription is contributing to your condition.

Can men be too old for testosterone replacement?

There is no age limit for testosterone therapy. Testosterone therapy produces benefits for men of all ages.

Would being on testosterone replacement make my body stop producing natural testosterone?

The hypothalamus and pituitary detect the presence of testosterone and regulate production in the body. When levels of testosterone are properly regulated, natural production does diminish within the body because optimum levels are achieved. When testosterone levels fall due to discontinuing therapy or therapy interruptions, the hypothalamus and pituitary detect the drop and resume the chemical signaling that results in the natural production of testosterone.

However, for a man who has Low-T, the body either transmits inadequate signals to produce sufficient testosterone naturally, or the body cannot respond appropriately to the signals to produce sufficient testosterone. Therefore, patients who have Low-T and discontinue therapy will most likely return to their natural baseline production, but their baseline level is, in effect, inadequate.

How long will it take for the testosterone shots to start working?

Every patient has a unique set of factors affecting how rapidly the injections work for them, including other medical conditions, medications, body fat percentage, severity of testosterone deficiency, etc. Although most patients feel some degree of improvement within four weeks, some people feel improvement after the first injection while some may take two to three months. The increase will be subtle at first, but will start to culminate after several weeks on treatment. If symptoms don’t improve after a few weeks of therapy, we will draw labs and discuss alternative treatment options.

My PCP doesn’t think I need testosterone therapy. Why is that? He or She says my levels are “normal” or “low normal”.

There are many different blood tests that all have different “reference ranges”. However, it is important to understand how those reference ranges are determined. For purposes of serum testosterone reference ranges, the “norms” are not age-adjusted, in other words, men ages 18-80 are thrown in to the same patient population, thus a wide spectrum from 250-1100 is now considered “normal”. However, it is our belief that a 20 year old should not have the same testosterone level as an average 70 year old and be considered in the range of “normal” or “low normal”. Multiple studies have demonstrated that testosterone levels should not be expected to drop significantly just due to aging. Thus, for those men with Low-T symptoms who have what some consider “borderline levels” treatment with testosterone is often clinically supported and recommended.

How long do I need to stay on the therapy?

Hypogonadism is a chronic condition for many men. There are some who have temporary conditions leading to Low-T, which include significant infection or other short-term physical or emotional stress. However, for many patients who have been feeling the symptoms of Low-T for more than just a few months, the condition is long-standing and will require testosterone replacement. Just as a diabetic can require insulin or someone with hypothyroidism can require thyroid replacement to be healthy, someone with hypogonadism can require testosterone replacement to be at his best indefinitely.

Do you offer pellets and how are they inserted?

Pellets are inserted in the upper buttocks through a tiny incision which is then covered with a Steristrip. Local anesthesia is used prior to insertion and you’ll feel almost nothing at all during the 3-minute procedure other than perhaps a little pressure when the pellets are inserted through the trocar. Other than bruising and possibly some minor discomfort afterwards, there are rarely any complications from this simple procedure. After insertion, we suggest that you avoid strenuous physical activity for 48 hours and refrain from swimming or soaking in the bathtub for 3-5 days.

Do you remove the pellets after a specific time period?

The pellets are absorbed naturally by the body over a period of 4-6 months. There is no need to remove them.

What are the side effects of Testosterone?

Some patients could experience one or more of the following side effects:

Increase in red blood cells: This can be beneficial if you have anemia. However, it can be potentially dangerous, since an increase in red blood cells can lead to blood clots, heart attack, or stroke. We monitor this closely and if necessary to reduce your number of red blood cells, a simple and quick blood donation that is commonly referred to as a “therapeutic phlebotomy”, will be performed. Most people are familiar with this process as they have donated blood before.

Can I just take Oral Testosterone Boosters to raise my testosterone?

No, No and No. Oral testosterone can be hyper toxic to the liver and lead to long term damage of your liver and kidneys. These products are NOT regulated by the FDA and there is no way to be for sure what are in these products and where they are being manufactured. While they are easy to get your hands on, they are not recommended.

With so many other options available, such as testosterone injections, testosterone cream, and testosterone pellets, you have no reason to take any form of oral testosterone. All of these methods bypass the liver and go directly into the bloodstream, which is less taxing on the liver.

How long will my IV vitamin drip take?

Depending on what size IV bag you opt for, on an average it takes around 20 minutes for a vitamin drip and can take up to an hour for the larger bag.

What is the most popular IV drip?

The Myers cocktail is an all-time celebrity favorite! It is the ultimate vitamin infusion that contains the most studied vitamin mixture created by Dr. John Meyer in the 1950s. The Meyers cocktail contains multiple high dose vitamins for optimizing your immunity, neuro-function, metabolic energy, and cell recovery. It has been studied in multiple chronic fatigue and life debilitating disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, cancer, fibromyalgia, and dementia just to name a few.

What is GAINSWave?

GAINSWave is a protocol for men that improves sexual performance and keeps the penis healthy. It is not a device. It is simply a protocol. The most common devices used to perform WAVE Therapy are the EVIVE by Eclipse Medical, CELLATCOR by Storz Medical or ZWAVE by Zimmer.

Is there any clinical research about WAVE Therapy?

Multiple clinical studies verify the effectiveness of acoustic wave therapy for the treatment of vascular related Erectile Dysfunction (ED)
https://gainswave.com/clinical-research/

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