Dr. Roberta Foss-Morgan

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What is Pro-Aging Medicine

The term is really pro-aging with function accompanying our predicted increase in longevity. In Europe, and at many prestigious medical schools, the term used is Integrative Medicine.  Many are formulating their own "pro-aging" program with the help of the Internet, health food store personnel, and magazine articles.  Harvard, Yale, Columbia, and Jefferson have an Integrative [...]

Hormonal Replacement Therapy Revisited 2009

The following is a synopsis of the article entitled THE OTHER SIDE OF THE HORMONE CONTROVERSY in the April, 2009 issue of MORE magazine. The article was written by Winifred Cutler, Ph.D. who has written eight books on women's health, and has published two respected medical textbooks on hormones. Dr. Cutler is a scientist and [...]

Exercise May Lengthen Our Lives by Lengthening Our Cells’ Lives

There are many proposed scientific mechanisms that explain why we age. One is called Telomeric Cell Death. Telomeres are strands of DNA at the tips of chromosomes -- and they regulate how we age. The way we play this game is learn how to prevent our telomeres from being cut off at the tip. When [...]

Viagra – How It Was Discovered

Viagra was discovered somewhat serendipitously. Viagra (Sildenafil) was a medication known to have a significant effect on clogged arteries. Viagra didn\'t work so well for all the clogged arteries, but men noticed it did help with the blood vessel disease of their penis. Pfizer won the sexual olympics and the first "anti-aging" medication was approved. [...]

Testosterone Replacement and Male Andropause

It is rare to find a man over 45 who does not have low Testosterone levels. However, the correct tests need to be ordered. And in case you were wondering, yes, men experience a kind of Male Menopause which is affectionately named Male Andropause. Testosterone isn't just for sex any more. Yes, it does increase [...]

Psychology of Sexuality for Men

Men are usually heartwrenchingly desirous to please their partner. One of the few human endeavors that fails to improve with concentration and determination is CREATING an erection. So we can forget Maxwell Gladwell\'s 10,000 hour rule for greatness when it comes to achieving and maintaining an erection. Viagra does make a normal erection firmer and [...]

Psychogenic Impotence

Masters and Johnson did important work on sexual dysfunction in the sixties. Unfortunately, their findings that most men with erectile dysfunction (ED) have a psychological problem set progress back a bit. Medicine is dynamic, not static. We are always learning which is only one of the things I love about practicing medicine. With much research [...]

Prostate Issues

My male patients often have higher Estrogen levels than my female patients.  Have you noticed that you are developing very small breasts?  Did you see the Seinfeld episode suggesting the need for a Male Bra?   For men, the prime of life is when your Testosterone levels are at their peak.  Testosterone, just like the other hormones, does [...]

Premature Ejaculation

Premature ejaculation (PE) affects a man's self esteem and his sense of sexuality and attractiveness. PE may even interfere with a man's willingness to enter into loving and intimate relations. Viagra has no effect on ejaculation. Ejaculation has more to do with nerves and muscular contractions. But Viagra can help by allowing the man to [...]

Penile Injections

If you have a penis, I can help you get an erection thanks to medical science. Penile injections have been in use for close to thirty years. Some of the most common causes of erectile dysfunction (ED) are hypertension, diabetes mellitus, heart disease, smoking, alcohol, nerve problems from Multiple Sclerosis or injuries, spinal cord injury, [...]